On October 5, CANHR wrote the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) urging it to withdraw its deceptively named nursing home oversight plan – Quality and Safety State SNF Survey Model – that would divert its inspector workforce by requiring inspectors to conduct collaborative monitoring visits at skilled nursing facilities. CANHR’s letter also urges CDPH to rescind a new duty statement for nursing home inspectors that requires inspectors to spend 30 percent of their time advising and assisting nursing home operators on regulatory matters. The highly controversial duty statement is the subject of an Unfair Practice Charge filed on August 28 by SEIU Local 1000, the union representing RN inspectors, against CDPH.
Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 CANHR STAFF Comments Off on Vaccines Are Reducing COVID Outbreaks in Nursing Homes
Vaccines Are Reducing COVID Outbreaks in Nursing HomesA study from the American Health Care Association has found that the COVID-19 vaccines are contributing...
Thursday, December 17th, 2020 CANHR STAFF Comments Off on COVID-19 Vaccines are a Light at the End of the Tunnel, But Serious Questions Remain for Residents of Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities
COVID-19 Vaccines are a Light at the End of the Tunnel, But Serious Questions Remain for Residents of Nursing Homes and Assisted Living FacilitiesBy Mike Dark, CANHR Staff Attorney After a ten-month battle with the most serious public health...
Thursday, October 15th, 2020 CANHR STAFF Comments Off on Nursing Home Residents Describe Devastating Impact of Isolation During the Pandemic in New Report
Nursing Home Residents Describe Devastating Impact of Isolation During the Pandemic in New ReportAn October 2020 report by Altarum presents the findings of a survey of residents on how...