Using the Workforce and Quality Incentive Program, under which a skilled nursing facility provides services to a Medi-Cal managed care enrollee, AB 488 would require that the program includes staff training and general facility improvements aimed at addressing the needs of skilled nursing facility residents with vision loss. This would include modifying facility registration documents, menus, activities, announcements, schedules and a variety of other materials that are seldom found in large print. Additionally, staff training would include familiarizing residents with the facility layout to maintain their independence.
Status: In Committee on Health. First hearing canceled at the request of the author.
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