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The Front Page
Jan 9, 2020

You've probably seen the Reveal articles on RCFE worker exploitation:  "Elder care homes rake in profits as legions of workers earn a pittance for long hours of care.  

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...

News / CARR in the news
The Front Page
May 21, 2019

CARR turned 10 this year!  And, to celebrate we want to honor one of the communities we serve.

CARR Gives Back seeks to spotlight the San Ysidro Senior Center as the vibrant, community space it truly is.  Read on to learn more about CARR's Give Back Project and how YOU can be a part.

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The Front Page
Apr 3, 2019

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. 

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Data & Research
The Front Page
May 14, 2020

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."

 

To read the newsletter in its entirety or to subscribe, use the link provided below. 

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News / RCFEs in the news
The Front Page
Apr 6, 2020

This article is designed to provide context and detail for what the PIN 20-08-ASC (dated 3/18/2020) and PIN 20-09-CCLD (dated 4/2/2020) have waived for all Adult and Senior Care facilities in California during this State of Emergency.

News / RCFEs in the news
The Front Page
Mar 18, 2020

While much of the focus with COVID-19 has been on skilled nursing, assisted living facility residents are in the same vulnerable position as nursing home residents.

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Data & Research
May 14, 2020

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."

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Data & Research
Mar 11, 2020

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."

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Keep in touch with what’s happening in California about assisted living and RCFE legislation and related items.