CCLD Has Resumed Services

In a Tuesday Tip two weeks ago we shared news that CCL had temporarily suspended some of it’s vital services.  This week we have good news; CCL has officially resumed these services, including accepting licensing applications.  It appears that some local CCL offices have been slow to bring services back on board, but the California […]

CCLD Alert

We have received news from the California Assisted Living Association (CALA) and Aging Services of California regarding significant temporary changes at Community Care Licensing (CCL).  Due to ongoing severe budget issues CCL is re-prioritizing its limited resources to prioritize complaint investigations and facility inspections.  Although CCL has not yet released an official announcement about these […]

Have You Reviewed the Health and Safety Code?

You should also be familiar with the actual Health and Safety Code that the regulations are based on.

Tuesday Tip: When Should You Update a Physician’s Report?

With your hectic schedule, it is sometimes easy to overlook simple compliance issues. Advanced Healthcare Studies’ “Tuesday Tips” will bring you a quick, helpful idea each week that can assist you in your operations related to regulatory compliance. We know that many of you implement outstanding practices in your community, and we welcome your ideas […]

Online First Aid Training Approved by California’s Community Care Licensing

Community Education, LLC in partnership with Joel Goldman from the law firm Hanson Bridgett has obtained written confirmation from Tom Stahl, Chief of CCLD’s Policy Development Bureau, that providers may utilize online first aid training to fulfull the regulatory requirement for staff training in first aid. Below is the direct response from Mr. Stahl: 

Tuesday Tip: Employee Workplace Rights Poster

With your hectic schedule, it is sometimes easy to overlook simple compliance issues. Advanced Healthcare Studies’ “Tuesday Tips” will bring you a quick, helpful idea each week that can assist you in your operations related to regulatory compliance. We know that many of you implement outstanding practices in your community, and we welcome your ideas […]

How To Avoid Citations & Improve Resident Care

Recently the California Department of Social Services put out a new quarterly Adult and Senior Care update. All of our Advanced Healthcare Studies, LLC update service participants should have already received this update. One topic that was posted in this release was “How to Avoid Citations and Improve Resident Care.”

Making Sense of California’s RCFE Medication Training Requirements

The medication training requirements of Health and Safety Code Section 1569.69 took effect January 1, 2008, requiring direct care staff in California Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE) to comply with new, expanded training requirements when assisting residents with self-administration of medications.

California Communities: Are you using the Community Care Licensing Division (CCLD) website to your advantage?

California Communities: Are you using the Community Care Licensing Division (CCLD) website to your advantage? How can I find other facilities in my city? Where can I get licensing forms? What is the phone number to my local Community Care Licensing Division (CCLD)?