STAFFING AUGMENTATION RELATED TO COVID-19 SURGE IN FACILITY INCIDENCE

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-25-CCLD October 2, 2020 TO: ADULT AND SENIOR CARE AND CHILDREN’S RESIDENTIAL PROVIDERS Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSS Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: STAFFING AUGMENTATION RELATED TO COVID-19 SURGE IN FACILITY INCIDENCE Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 20-25-CCLD announces the California Department of Social Services’ (CDSS) establishment of a Temporary Manager candidate list for Adult and Senior Care and Children’s Residential facilities to assist licensees with incidence of COVID-19 surge in their facilities.

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Notice of Grant Opportunity to Benefit Nursing Facility Residents to Support In-Person Visitation

AFL 20-77 From the California Department of Public Health  October 2, 2020 TO: Skilled Nursing Facilities Nursing Facilities SUBJECT: Notice of Grant Opportunity to Benefit Nursing Facility Residents to Support In-Person Visitation ​AUTHORITY:      Title 42 Code of Federal Regulations Section 488.433 All Facilities Letter (AFL) Summary This AFL notifies skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and nursing facilities (NFs) about the availability of a new federal civil money penalty (CMP) grant opportunity for facilities to purchase materials that aid with in-person visitation.

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Voting during COVID-19 For Nursing Facility and Assisted Living Residents

There’s a big election coming up in November. If you live in an assisted living or nursing facility, you should be aware that you do not lose your right to vote just because you move into long-term care. However, you might face a number of practical barriers to exercising your right to vote, and many of these barriers will be exacerbated in the context of COVID-19.CLICK HERE for guidance for residents planning to exercise their right to vote this November.

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