CONTINUING CARE CONTRACTS – ARBITRATION CLAUSE

California Department of Social Services PIN 21-02-CCR March 13, 2021 TO: ALL CONTINUING CARE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY PROVIDERS Original signed by Kevin Gaines FROM: KEVIN GAINES Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: CONTINUING CARE CONTRACTS – ARBITRATION CLAUSE Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 21-02-CCR informs Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) providers (as defined in Health and Safety Code section 1771(p)(10)) of a recent court decision that may affect the arbitration clause in their continuing care contracts.

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STATEWIDE WAIVER FOR REGISTRATION STATUS IN GUARDIAN FOR AFFILIATED HOME CARE AIDES AND HOME CARE ORGANIZATION STAFF

California Department of Social Services PIN 21-03-HCS March 9, 2021 TO: HOME CARE ORGANIZATION LICENSEES Original signed by Kevin Gaines FROM: KEVIN GAINESDeputy DirectorCommunity Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: STATEWIDE WAIVER FOR REGISTRATION STATUS IN GUARDIAN FOR AFFILIATED HOME CARE AIDES AND HOME CARE ORGANIZATION STAFF Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 21-03-HCS notifies Home Care Organization (HCO) licensees of a waiver of registration status in Guardian and/or the Home Care Aide Registry for affiliated Home Care Aides (HCA) and HCO staff in specific circumstances.

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VACCINATION OF RESIDENTS AND FACILITY STAFF FOR CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19)

California Department of Social Services PIN 21-14-ASC March 4, 2021 TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM RESIDENTIAL LICENSEES Original signed by Kevin Gaines FROM: KEVIN GAINES Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: VACCINATION OF RESIDENTS AND FACILITY STAFF FOR CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 21-14-ASC provides guidance to Adult and Senior Care residential licensees related to the COVID-19 vaccine.

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STATEWIDE WAIVERS FOR LICENSING REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO TUBERCULOSIS (TB) TESTING AND CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) VACCINE

California Department of Social Services PIN 21-03-CCLD February 26, 2021 TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES ALL CHILDREN’S RESIDENTIAL LICENSEES ALL CHILD CARE LICENSEES AND PROVIDERS Original signed by Kevin Gaines FROM: KEVIN GAINES Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: STATEWIDE WAIVERS FOR LICENSING REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO TUBERCULOSIS (TB) TESTING AND CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) VACCINE Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 21-03-CCLD informs Community Care Licensing Division (CCLD) licensees of the Adult and Senior Care (ASC)* and Children’s Residential (CRP) Programs and licensees and providers and of the Child Care Program (CCP) of a statewide waiver for tuberculosis (TB) testing specific to the timing of COVID-19 vaccinations for licensees, providers, and staff.

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MENTAL HEALTH AND SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME REQUIRED SURVEY FOR ADULT AND SENIOR CARE FACILITIES

California Department of Social Services PIN 21-13-ASC February 26, 2021 TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES Original signed by Kevin Gaines FROM: KEVIN GAINESDeputy DirectorCommunity Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: MENTAL HEALTH AND SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME REQUIRED SURVEY FOR ADULT AND SENIOR CARE FACILITIES Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 21-13-ASC informs providers of a recent survey that has been distributed via email and will be distributed annually to all licensees of Adult Residential Facilities (ARFs) and Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs).

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RESIDENT ISOLATION AND COHORTING, STAFFING, PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT, AND FACE COVERINGS

California Department of Social Services PIN 21-12-ASC February 10, 2021 TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM RESIDENTIAL LICENSEES Original signed by Ley Arquisola FROM: LEY ARQUISOLA, R.N., M.S.N. Acting Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: RESIDENT ISOLATION AND COHORTING, STAFFING, PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT, AND FACE COVERINGS Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 21-12-ASC provides updated guidance to Adult and Senior Care (ASC) residential.

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Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Regulations and Laws

California Department of Social Services PIN 21-09-ASC February 5, 2021 TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE LICENSEES Original signed by Ley Arquisola FROM: LEY ARQUISOLA, R.N., M.S.N. Acting Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Regulations and Laws Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 21-09-ASC informs Adult and Senior Care (ASC) licensees of the COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Regulations issued by the California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR), Division of Occupational Safety & Health (Cal/OSHA) which directly impact licensed ASC facilities.

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N95 RESPIRATOR FIT TESTING RESOURCES FOR ADULT AND SENIOR CARE RESIDENTIAL FACILITIES

California Department of Social Services PIN 21-09-ASC February 5, 2021 TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES Original signed by Ley Arquisola FROM: LEY ARQUISOLA, R.N., M.S.N. Acting Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: N95 RESPIRATOR FIT TESTING RESOURCES FOR ADULT AND SENIOR CARE RESIDENTIAL FACILITIES Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 21-10-ASC alerts Adult and Senior Care program licensees of the California Department of Industrial Relations Division of Occupational Safety and Health (also known as Cal/OSHA) standards for Respirator Fit Testing, and other related requirements.

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UPDATES TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF GUARDIAN

California Department of Social Services PIN 21-02-CCLD February 02, 2021 TO: ALL CCLD PROVIDERS AND LICENSEES Original signed by Ley Arquisola FROM: LEY ARQUISOLA, R.N., M.S.N.Acting Deputy DirectorCommunity Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: UPDATES TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF GUARDIAN Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 21-02-CCLD announces updates to the implementation of Guardian to all Providers and Licensees.

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INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN A SURVEY REGARDING INFORMATIONAL CALLS

California Department of Social Services PIN 21-07-ASC February 2, 2021 TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES Original signed by Ley Arquisola FROM: LEY ARQUISOLA, R.N., M.S.N. Acting Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN A SURVEY REGARDING INFORMATIONAL CALLS Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 21-07-ASC invites Adult and Senior Care facility licensees, staff, and other interested parties to participate in a survey related to monthly Adult and Senior Care Program (ASCP) Informational Calls.

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