Nursing home evictions are typically haphazard, inappropriate, and dangerous. When residents’ lucrative Medicare coverage ends, often days or weeks after their admission, facilities have enormous financial incentives to evict them in favor of new residents with fresh Medicare coverage. Evictions are closely tied to profitability which is why residents are often sent home with inadequate care or to motels or homeless shelters.
AB-979 Fact Sheet
Family councils are organized groups of family members and friends of long term care facility residents who meet regularly to share information and discuss concerns about quality of care in the facility. Family councils are critically important to supporting family members and residents and to maintaining high quality of care in long term care facilities.
2022 California Legislation
CANHR supported, opposed, and closely followed the below pieces of legislation during the 2022 session. Please check www.canhrlegislation.com for updated details on current legislation, and www.leginfo.ca.gov for information on specific bills. CANHR Sponsored Bills AB 1663 (Maienschein): Conservatorship The Britney Spears conservatorship case exposed deep flaws within California’s probate conservatorship system – demonstrating how easily people can become trapped in a conservatorship and how difficult it is to escape.