1 – Nursing Home Fact Sheets (English)

Updated Friday, August 11th, 2023

  1. What is a Nursing Home in California (pdf)
  2. How to Choose a Nursing Home (pdf)
  3. Nursing Home Evaluation Checklist (pdf)
  4. Admission Agreement (pdf)
  5. Arbitration Agreements: Why They Should Be Prohibited in Admission Agreements (pdf)
  6. Nursing Home Care Standards (pdf)

Residents’ Rights

  1. Transfer and Discharge Rights (pdf)
  2. Outline of Nursing Home Residents’ Rights (pdf)
  3. Residents’ Rights (pdf)
  4. Theft and Loss (pdf)
  5. Access to Medical Records in California Nursing Homes (pdf)
  6. Restraint Free Care (pdf)
  7. Challenging Hospital Discharge Decisions (pdf)
  8. Nursing Home Eviction Questions and Answers (pdf)
  9. Questions and Answers Regarding Informed Consent (pdf)

How to Advocate for Care

  1. Making Care Plans Work (pdf)
  2. A Guide for Preventing Abuse in Long Term Care Facilities (pdf)
  3. Family Councils (pdf)
  4. How to File a Complaint (pdf)