Tuesday Tip: RCFE Administrator Recertification – Dementia Training

When completing your required RCFE Administrator continuing education hours, you must include at least 8 hours on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Tuesday Tip: When Can a Caregiver Begin Medication Training?

Our Tuesday Tip this week is in reponse to a question regarding when a caregiver can begin assisting residents with medications.

Tuesday Tip: Crushing Medications for Hospice Residents

This week’s Tip is from a California Community Care Licensing (CCLD) policy response to the California Assisted Living Association (CALA) and California Hospice and Palliative Care Association (CHAPCA): Is an exception required for hospice resident medications to be crushed?

Tuesday Tip: Activity Calendars

This week’s Tuesday Tip is regarding the posting of activity calendars in a California Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) or Adult Residential Facility (ARF). Title 22 Regulations 87219 (RCFE) and 85079 (ARF) require that facilities licensed for seven or more residents post “notices of planned activities…in a central location readily accessible to residents, …

Tip: Can Med Aide Shadowing Take Place Offsite?

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 …

Tip: Community Care Licensing Regional Office Affected by Furloughs

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 …

What is the purpose of a Hospice Waiver?

Many of us are very frustrated with recent State of California statewide requirements for exceptions for hospice care in assisted living.  The whole idea behind the original Hospice Waiver was to eliminate the need for numerous exceptions.  Providers must now have an exception for:

Tuesday Tip: Family Authorization is not Always Enough

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 …

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 …

Tuesday Tip: Should Your Residents Be Going Out?

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 …