San Diego Union Tribune's Paul Sisson Investigates: Perilous Quarters
On 13 July, 2016, the San Diego Union Tribune' published three articles about care, staffing and death in Elmcroft La Mesa. The articles were penned by Paul Sisson, staff writer on health care issues. Elmcroft La Mesa, is an Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) licensed by California's Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing (CDSS/CCL). The state has initiated administrative law procedures for revoking Elmcroft's license as a result of the deaths that Mr. Sisson discusses in his articles. You will find links to these articles below. These articles are only the most recent in a series of hard-hitting reporting on assisted living facilities in the region by the San Diego Union Tribune. The articles offer an unsettling picture of resident care, state oversight and regulation of the facility.