CANHR staff, family members of nursing home residents and representatives from other advocacy organizations including Disability Rights California, Justice in Aging, Western Center on Law and Poverty and the Institute on Aging announced their opposition to proposed cuts in home and community based services, and the reinstitution of draconian Medi-Cal recovery policies. CANHR also called for reinstating visitation rights for family members of nursing home and assisted living residents who have not seen their family members for over two months.
Monday, October 26th, 2020 CANHR STAFF Comments Off on State to allow visitors inside nursing homes in most California counties
State to allow visitors inside nursing homes in most California countiesBy Barbara Feder Ostrov, CALmatters, October 26 2020 After months of being unable to have in-person...
Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 CANHR STAFF Comments Off on Dying of loneliness: How COVID-19 is killing dementia patients
Dying of loneliness: How COVID-19 is killing dementia patientsBy Allison Griner, Al Jazeera, October 22 2020 Elderly people living in care homes are not...
Friday, October 16th, 2020 CANHR STAFF Comments Off on ISOLATED: States begin to allow nursing home visitors but face PPE shortages, logistical questions
ISOLATED: States begin to allow nursing home visitors but face PPE shortages, logistical questionsBy Daniela Molina, Jill Riepenhoff, and Lee Zurik, WBTV 3, October 16 2020 (InvestigateTV) – For seven months, sisters Jill...