Key Legal Resources

Updated Wednesday, July 26th, 2023

The most relevant laws are found in California statute in Health and Safety Code Section 1569. You can access California statutes at

Regulations governing Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly are found in the California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 22, Division 6, Section 87100 and following (pdf).

Outline of Residents’ Rights, Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (pdf).
The Outline summarizes present laws and regulations regarding RCFE Resident”s Rights.