CANHR Services

Updated Thursday, February 9th, 2023

Consumer Counseling:
CANHR’s long term care advocates assist consumers with long term care options; pre–placement counseling; guidance with Medi–Cal eligibility and estate recovery; resident rights complaints; elder financial abuse problems; and community education on various long term care issues, including alternatives. CANHR’s toll–free hotline: (800) 474–1116 (in California only). See CANHR’s fact sheets.

Continuing Care Retirement Communities
CANHR’s web site includes the most comprehensive information available about California’s growing CCRC industry. See CCRC section.

Family Council Organizing
CANHR staff assists relatives and friends of nursing home residents to organize Family Councils in individual facilities. CANHR’s Family Council Organizing Kit and video.

Lawyer Referral Service
CANHR has the only State Bar certified, statewide Lawyer Referral Service specifically designed to refer consumers to attorneys who specialize in estate planning for long term care, elder abuse and elder financial abuse issues. See LRS section.

Legal Services Support
CANHR is a statewide legal services support center, providing technical assistance, training and advocacy support to qualified legal services program staff in California.
Click here for details.

Advocacy Support
CANHR develops corrective legislation and works with advocates and administrative agencies on clarification of current regulations and public policies related to funding and long term care issues.