The investigative reporter, Jen Gollan, contacted CARR over the last few months for background and details to make sure she was getting the content right. After reading her expose, CARR recognized there was much unsaid. This commentary is intended to level the playing field for consumers and policymakers, to give recognition to the broader issues at play and the assisted living facilities who are playing by the rules.
CARR, with Golden Gate Law (GGL) School’s Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Women’s Employment Rights Clinic, Hina Shah, has been pressing for legislation that would improve caregiver rights. Read on...
Launching this March, CARR gerontologists, Chris Murphy and Christina Selder, will be conducting Pop-up Senior Care Coaching Clinics throughout San Diego, starting in Balboa Park, San Ysidro, and La Jolla. The clinics are open to the public and aim to give older adults in our community greater confidence and clarity.
CARR's August 2020 Newsletter is out! We decided to dive into how video surveillance is being handled in assisted living and how COVID-19 has highlighted the desire or rejection of cameras in resident rooms. Here's an excerpt.
"Facilities thwart a resident's voluntary use of monitoring equipment either through the admissions agreement, contract terms, the house rules, or by intimidation - threatening eviction if the equipment is not removed."
CARR's May 2020 COVID-19 Newsletter is out! In this newsletter, we talk about how assisted living facilities have been hit hard by this pandemic and data about outbreaks in facilities have been hard to come by and concerning. Here's an excerpt:
"So in a matter of a few weeks, CCLD managed to unilaterally roll back years' worth of resident protections and safety requirements."
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CARR's March 2020 Newsletter is out! Since March is National Nutrition Month, we decided to look at how meals are provided in assisted living. Here's an excerpt.
"Section 87555 also requires that served food should meet federal standards for nutrition, but this is just another empty requirement the state has, without the expertise, personnel or funds to assess."
CARR's October 2019 Newsletter is out! In this issue, we cover citations in the world of assisted living. Here's an excerpt.
"One indicator that consumers can use to evaluate a facility's regulatory compliance is the citation. In this issue, we do a deeper dive into citations--contextualizing them from a policy and consumer point of view. We also give you data about citation counts by facility size."