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Posts tagged "California"

Resident Dumping Litigation Ruling Forces California To Take Action

A recent ruling on a nursing home resident dumping litigation could help improve the treatment of California nursing home residents according to Law 360. On July 28, 2019, California’s Ninth Circuit court issued a ruling favoring three victims of nursing home dumping. Resident dumping is the involuntary discharging of a resident, often without warning. According … Continue reading Resident Dumping Litigation Ruling Forces California To Take Action

New Rules Increase Staffing Requirements in California Nursing Homes

In July 2018, new staffing requirements were quietly passed for California nursing homes as a part of the states yearly budget bill. The new rules require nursing facilities to provide at least 3.5 hours of direct care per resident per day, an increase from the previous 3.2 hours. The goal is for nursing home staff … Continue reading New Rules Increase Staffing Requirements in California Nursing Homes