HOME CARE ORGANIZATIONS AVAILABLE TO ASSIST WITH TEMPORARY STAFFING IN ADULT AND SENIOR CARE FACILITIES WITH CLIENTS WHO HAVE TESTED POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19)

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-19-CCLD Primary Audience: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES HOME CARE ORGANIZATION LICENSEES HOME CARE AIDES Summary: PIN 20-19-CCLD – This PIN announces a resource list of Home Care Organizations (HCO) available to assist with temporary staffing in Adult and Senior Care (ASC) facilities with clients in care who are COVID-19 positive.

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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION SAFETY NOTICE REGARDING HAND SANITIZERS CONTAINING METHANOL

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-18-CCLD Primary Audience: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES ALL HOME CARE ORGANIZATION LICENSEES Summary: PIN 20-18-CCLD provides a safety notice to all Adult and Senior Care (ASC) Program licensees and Home Care Organization (HCO) licensees regarding hand sanitizers containing methanol. Download PDF HERE

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FEDERAL RELIEF AVAILABLE TO LICENSEES DURING THE CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) EMERGENCY

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-17-CCLD July 31, 2020 PIN 20-17-CCLD TO: ALL COMMUNITY CARE FACILITY LICENSEES ALL CHILD CARE LICENSEES ALL CERTIFIED AND APPROVED HOMES OF A FOSTER FAMILY AGENCY Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSS Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: FEDERAL RELIEF AVAILABLE TO LICENSEES DURING THE CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) EMERGENCY Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 20-17-CCLD provides information on Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act federal relief that may be available to licensees experiencing economic hardship as a result of the COVID-19 emergency.

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UPDATED STATEWIDE WAIVERS FOR LICENSING REQUIREMENTS FOR ADULT AND SENIOR CARE FACILITIES DUE TO CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19)

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-24-ASC July 6, 2020 TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSS Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: UPDATED STATEWIDE WAIVERS FOR LICENSING REQUIREMENTS FOR ADULT AND SENIOR CARE FACILITIES DUE TO CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 20-24-ASC informs Adult and Senior Care (ASC) licensees of updates to specified statewide waivers for certain licensing statutes and regulations in PIN 20-09-CCLD dated April 2, 2020 and PIN 20-12-ASC dated April 16, 2020, and updates the specified waivers with a new effective date through September 30, 2020.

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GUIDANCE FOR SANITIZING LAUNDRY AND A LIMITED WAIVER OF HOT WATER TEMPERATURE LIMITS IN CARE FACILITIES

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-14-CCLD June 29, 2020 TO: ALL ADULT CARE, SENIOR CARE, AND CHILDREN’S RESIDENTIAL LICENSED PROVIDERS Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSSDeputy DirectorCommunity Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: GUIDANCE FOR SANITIZING LAUNDRY AND A LIMITED WAIVER OFHOT WATER TEMPERATURE LIMITS IN CARE FACILITIES Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary: PIN 20-14-CCLD provides guidance on sanitizing laundry and a limited waiver of hot water temperature limits in care facilities during the current Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

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UPDATED GUIDANCE ON CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) RELATED TO THE CRITICAL ROLE OF TESTING, MODIFICATION OF VISITATION GUIDELINES, NEED FOR INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL, AND USE OF FACE COVERINGS IN ADULT AND SENIOR CARE FACILITIES

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-23-ASC TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSSDeputy DirectorCommunity Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: UPDATED GUIDANCE ON CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) RELATED TO THE CRITICAL ROLE OF TESTING, MODIFICATION OF VISITATION GUIDELINES, NEED FOR INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL, AND USE OF FACE COVERINGS IN ADULT AND SENIOR CARE FACILITIES Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary: PIN 20-23-ASC provides updated guidance to Adult and Senior Care (ASC) licensees related to the critical role of testing for COVID-19, modification of visitor guidelines, guidance for vigilant adherence to infection control and prevention practices to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 in ASC facilities, and mandated use of face coverings.

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FACILITY COVID STATUS SURVEY SENT VIA EVERBRIDGE

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-22-ASC Primary Audience: ALL RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES FOR THE ELDERLY AND CONTINUING CARE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY LICENSEES Summary: PIN 20-22-ASC provides information on an important licensee COVID status survey that will be disseminated via the Everbridge Mass Notification System An electronic copy of PIN 20-22-ASC – FACILITY COVID STATUS SURVEY SENT VIA EVERBRIDGE is available for viewing/downloading by clicking on the following link: PIN 20-22-ASC – FACILITY COVID STATUS SURVEY SENT VIA EVERBRIDGE

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PREPARATION FOR EXTREME HEAT, PUBLIC SAFETY POWER SHUTOFFS, AND WILDFIRE EMERGENCIES

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-13-CCLD June 9, 2020 TO: ALL COMMUNITY CARE LICENSED PROVIDERS Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSS Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: PREPARATION FOR EXTREME HEAT, PUBLIC SAFETY POWER SHUTOFFS, AND WILDFIRE EMERGENCIES Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 20-13-CCLD provides information to providers to help prepare for extreme heat, public safety power shutoffs, and wildfire emergencies.

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CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) STIMULUS CHECKS FOR PERSONS IN CARE

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-18-ASC May 15, 2020 TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSS Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) STIMULUS CHECKS FORPERSONS IN CARE Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 20-18-ASC provides guidance to licensees of facilities whose clients/residents, including recipients of Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary Payment (SSI/SSP) benefits have received stimulus checks authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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UPDATE ON PRIORITY 1 COMPLAINTS TELE-INSPECTION PROCESS

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-09.1 – ASC May 12, 2020 TO: Adult and Senior Care Facilities Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSS Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: UPDATE ON PRIORITY 1 COMPLAINTS TELE-INSPECTION PROCESS Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 20-09.1-ASC provides updated notice concerning investigations for Priority 1 Complaints.

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