UPDATED GUIDANCE ON CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) AND STATEWIDE WAIVER RELATED TO VISITATION

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-38-ASC October 6, 2020 PIN TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM RESIDENTIAL LICENSEES Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSS Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: UPDATED GUIDANCE ON CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) AND STATEWIDE WAIVER RELATED TO VISITATION Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary IN 20-38-ASC provides updated guidance to Adult and Senior Care (ASC) residential licensees on testing, infection control protocols, communal gatherings, statewide and county guidance and closures for residential facilities; and the statewide waiver related to visitation.

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RESIDENT RIGHTS AND VOTING

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-36-ASC October 6, 2020 TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM RESIDENTIAL LICENSEES Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSS Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: RESIDENT RIGHTS AND VOTING Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 20-36-ASC provides Adult and Senior Care (ASC) residential licensees with guidance on assisting residents with voting.

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CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) – RESUMPTION OF IN-PERSON COMPLAINT INVESTIGATIONS

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-24-CCLD October 5, 2020 TO: ADULT AND SENIOR CARE LICENSEES AND PROVIDERS CHILD CARE LICENSEES AND PROVIDERS CHILDREN’S RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM LICENSEES AND PROVIDERS Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSS Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) – RESUMPTION OF INPERSON COMPLAINT INVESTIGATIONS Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 20-24-CCLD provides direction to all community care licensees and approved or certified homes of a Foster Family Agency (FFA) (providers) regarding the resumption of requirements related to in-person complaint investigations that were in place prior to the COVID-19 emergency.

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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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ADULT DAY PROGRAMS COVID-19 GUIDELINES

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-33-ASC September 30, 2020 TO: ADULT DAY PROGRAM LICENSEES Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSS Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: ADULT DAY PROGRAMS COVID-19 GUIDELINES Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 20-33-ASC provides guidance specifically for Adult Day Program licensees related to the prevention, containment, and mitigation of COVID-19 as well as information aboutchanging program operations.

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INFLUENZA OR “FLU”, NOVEL CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19), AND PNEUMONIA IN ADULT AND SENIOR CARE RESIDENTIAL FACILITIES

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-34-ASC September 30, 2020 TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM RESIDENTIAL LICENSEESOriginal signed by Pamela DickfossFROM: PAMELA DICKFOSSDeputy DirectorCommunity Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: INFLUENZA OR “FLU”, NOVEL CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19), AND PNEUMONIA IN ADULT AND SENIOR CARE RESIDENTIAL FACILITIES Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 20-34-ASC provides information for the prevention, mitigation, and containment of the flu, COVID-19, and pneumonia in Adult and Senior Care residential facilities based on therecommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and California Department of Public Health (CDPH) guidance.

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UPDATE TO FACILITY COVID-19 STATUS SURVEY SENT VIA EVERBRIDGE

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-32-ASC September 28, 2020 TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE FACILITY LICENSEES Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSS Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: UPDATE TO FACILITY COVID-19 STATUS SURVEY SENT VIA EVERBRIDGE Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 20-32-ASC provides an update to information provided in PIN 20-22-ASC, dated June 25, 2020, on an important licensee COVID-19 status survey disseminated via the Everbridge Mass Notification System.

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ASSISTING RESIDENTS WITH TELEHEALTH VISITS

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-31-ASC September 25, 2020 TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM RESIDENTIAL LICENSEES Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSS Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: ASSISTING RESIDENTS WITH TELEHEALTH VISITS Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 20-31-ASC provides Adult and Senior Care (ASC) residential licensees withguidance on assisting residents with telehealth visits.

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INFORMATIONAL CALL REGARDING CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19): CASE STUDIES IN ADULT AND SENIOR CARE FACILITIES

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-29-ASC TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSS Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: INFORMATIONAL CALL REGARDING CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19): CASE STUDIES IN ADULT AND SENIOR CARE FACILITIES Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 20-29-ASC announces an upcoming informational call with Adult and Senior Care (ASC) licensees on September 16, 2020 regarding COVID-19 case studies Download PDF HERE

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REGIONAL OFFICE INFORMATIONAL “TOWN HALL” CALLS

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-30-ASC TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE LICENSEES Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSS Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: REGIONAL OFFICE INFORMATIONAL “TOWN HALL” CALLS Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 20-30-ASC announces Regional Office informational calls to provide Adult and Senior Care (ASC) licensees guidance and resources.

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