Valley View vs. State of California

Seeking to stop nursing home residents from enforcing their rights, the California nursing home industry has moved to nullify the state’s resident rights enforcement statute.In 1982, in response to failing state oversight of California’s nursing homes, the legislature created health and Safety Code Section 1430(b), which allows residents to file an action in state court against facilities that have violated their rights.

Phony Diagnoses Hide High Rates of Drugging at Nursing Homes

By Katie Thomas, Robert Gebeloff and Jessica Silver-GreenbergNY TimesSeptember 11th, 2021 The handwritten doctor’s order was just eight words long, but it solved a problem for Dundee Manor, a nursing home in rural South Carolina struggling to handle a new resident with severe dementia.

CANHR Sues State to Stop Illegal Dumping of Nursing Home Residents

On November 9, 2015, CANHR and three nursing home residents filed a lawsuit against the California Secretary of Health and Human Services, Diana Dooley, charging that the State is willfully violating federal laws that protect against dumping nursing home residents into hospitals.For years, California nursing homes have been sending Medi-Cal residents to acute care hospitals and refusing to allow them to return to the nursing homes where they reside, the suit alleges.

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Sava Senior CareNursing Home Chain for Dumping Residents Without Notice

For more information contact: Pat McGinnis, Executive Director, CANHR(415) 974-5171        Anthony Chicotel, Staff Attorney, CANHR                                               (415) 974-5171 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE San Jose, CA – Sava Senior Care has been sued in Santa Clara County Superior Court for dumping residents to motels or other highly unsafe and inappropriate places.