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CCLD Releases Q&A on Temporary Managers

The California Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division has released PIN 19-13-ASC, which provides questions and answers dealing with the application and appointment process of temporary managers. DSS-CCLD can appoint a temporary manager to protect the health and safety of residents pursuant to Section 1546.1(a) of the Health & Safety Code. The Q&A Read More…

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LeadingAge Member Survey Coming Soon!

On June 6, check your inboxes for LeadingAge National’s member survey!  Member organizations will receive one survey for each of their service lines. Each survey will arrive by email. We are asking you to take 10-12 minutes out of your day to complete the survey. Doing so ensures LeadingAge receives quality data to help design Read More…

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Nonprofit “Parking Lot” Tax Fix Bill Introduced

The recent tax reform legislation included a widely recognized error in the unrelated business income tax (UBIT) provisions, which would require nonprofit organizations to pay taxes on fringe benefits such as paid parking for staff. A coalition at the federal level has been working on the issue and a bipartisan bill was just introduced by Read More…

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DSS Releases Draft Uniform Assessment Tool

The Department of Social Services has released a draft uniform assessment tool for comment by stakeholder with responses due by May 31, 2019. The Uniform Assessment Tool is being developed to implement Health and Safety Code (HSC) section 1562.62(c)(1) which states: “The department shall develop a uniform resident assessment tool to be used by all Read More…

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DSS Stakeholders Process on Update of Dementia Care Regulations

The Dementia Care Workgroup met today to discuss how to improve the Residential Care Facility for the Elderly Title 22 Regulations to reflect the realities of today’s assisted living resident. The workgroup has met several times over the last year and half to produce workable regulations to clarify when a resident with dementia is suitable Read More…

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Onerous RCFE Land Use Bill Delayed for the Year

UPDATED 4/25/19: Assemblymember Marc Levin (D-Marin County) introduced AB 1777, a bill which would require RCFEs to disclose compliance history with local government bodies, including city councils and boards of supervisors for the purposes of obtaining a land use permit. LeadingAge California opposes this measure because it upends the long standing division of responsibilities between Read More…