FINANCIAL ELDER ABUSE IN ORANGE COUNTY ON THE RISE

In 2014, the Orange County Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Registry received more than 9,000 reports of adult abuse in Orange County. That’s a 74 percent increase in the past 10 years; from 2013 to 2014 alone, the calls increased 13.5 percent. Adult Protective Services reports that 75 percent of those calls were for seniors … Continue reading FINANCIAL ELDER ABUSE IN ORANGE COUNTY ON THE RISE

California Assisted-Living Homes Sue Health Department For Nonpayment Penalties

April 22, 2015.  A California assisted-living facility slapped California’s health department with a proposed class action in state court Thursday, saying the government failed to pay more than $1 million in fines for wrongly withholding reimbursement to 120 elderly care homes. Although the California Department of Health Care Services ultimately determined that its efforts in 2012 … Continue reading California Assisted-Living Homes Sue Health Department For Nonpayment Penalties

Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform Sponsors Calif. Excluded Persons Administrative Action List Legislation

Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) today announced that Calif. Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D – San Bernardino) introduced the Excluded Persons Administrative Action List, or EPAAL legislation on Feb. 27, 2015. AB 1122 as it is now known, will require the Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing (DSS/CCL) to publish on its website … Continue reading Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform Sponsors Calif. Excluded Persons Administrative Action List Legislation