Technical Briefs

Topics include: Certified Nurse Assistant Renewals; End of Life Option Act ; SB 219: LGBT Facility Resident's Bill of Rights; SNF/Nursing Facility Medicare Emergency Preparedness Rule; RCFE Absentee Notification Plans/Elopement Policies/Procedures; Resident Representation on Nonprofit CCRC Boards of Directors; Technical Bulletin: How to Become Certified as a CNA in California; Using Resident Referral Agencies in a Multi-Level Community. Members: sign in to view.

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Guide to Changes: Federal Requirements of Participation
for Long-Term Care Facilities

What Did CMS Do to the ROPs? Why did CMS make Multiple Changes over the Past Year? What’s with these New F-Tags? If you’ve been confused, you are not alone! LeadingAge California has developed a Guide to help you quickly understand the changes. The Guide will: Help transition from the “old” requirements, provide a simple, straightforward way to understand the changes, and serve as a good resource to train staff on the new requirements . The Guide includes: Full text of the ROPs with changes clearly-indicated, effective date of changes, new F-Tags cross-walked to old F-Tags, a table of contents that includes the tag name/description and page number of the requirement text, information on the multiple changes and additional reference materials. 

$49.99 (members) or $99.99 (non-members). Questions? Contact Brenda Klütz, policy consultant for LeadingAge California via email or (916) 469-3377. ORDER


SNF Commmunity Compliance

Brenda Klutz, LeadingAge California's Policy Consultant, has developed a Skilled Nursing Community Compliance Manual to provide senior care providers and their staffs with practical, up-to-date guidance on reporting mandates and circumstances in which prior approval is required from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). Download the table of contents to preview! This manual is recommended for any skilled nursing community leadership and staff members who are responsible for communicating efforts to CDPH or who must be aware of reporting/prior authorization requirements at any level. Order your copy today!

White Paper: Strategic Relationships between Senior Living Providers and Villages

This report, developed by LeadingAge California, is an excellent resource for members who have or are thinking about relationships with Villages, or any other grassroots community service organization. Based on interviews with senior living providers and villages around the country that have such relationships, the report describes the affiliations, the factors that drive them, and the issues that they encountered along the way. >> MORE