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CCLD Riverside Office Move
The California Department of Social Services (CDSS), Community Care Licensing Division (CCLD) announced that its Riverside Adult and Senior Care Regional Office has a new location at 1650 Spruce Street., Suite 200, Riverside, CA 92507. MORE

New Online Application Testing Underway
PIN 18-05-CCLD announces the opportunity to take part in testing the Adult and Senior Online Application System. The on-line applications system will allow applicants to submit applications electronically. MORE

Reminder: New Inspection Process Under Development and Testing
As reported earlier, PN 2018-03-CCLD was issued last month and outlines the new inspection approach being adopted by Community Care Licensing. This approach will eventually extend to all licensee types, however testing will begin with the state’s Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly. MORE

Reminder for Criminal Record Clearances
DSS has posted PIN 2018-02-CCLD to remind licensees of the requirement for the Criminal Record Statement (LIC 508). DSS reminds all licensees that “all individuals associated to a community care facility must have a criminal record clearance or a criminal record exemption prior to licensure, providing services, working or residing in the facility." MORE

LeadingAge Releases 2030 Aging Services Scenario Toolkit
The Institute for Alternative Futures developed the 2030 Aging Services Scenarios in partnership with LeadingAge to explore the future need for and delivery of aging services in the context of expectable, challenging and visionary futures. MORE

Emergency Preparedness Webinar Series to start June 12, 2018!
LeadingAge California has partnered with Connect Consulting Services to offer a series of webinars to help you develop an emergency preparedness program in your community. MORE

CDSS Unveils New Inspection Tool
The Community Care Licensing Division of the Department of Social Services has unveiled its new inspection tool to replace the current Key Indicator Tool.  MORE

Gubernatorial Candidates Highlight Policy Summit
At last week’s Policy and Leadership Summit, attendees were able to get a first-hand interactions with two of the leading candidates for governor. Former Los Angeles Mayor and Assembly Speaker Antonio Villaraigosa and current State Treasurer John Chiang each attended LeadingAge California’s first ever Gubernatorial Town Hall. MORE

From Lancaster Pollard: Tax Reform and its Impact on Health Care and Senior Living Finance
Tax reform had a wild ride in 2017. Reform advocates were bullish as the year began, citing one-party control of Washington, a president willing to take risks, and a speaker of the house with a detailed plan as reasons why a package would pass by March. MORE

Department of Social Services Issues Guidance on New Legislation
DSS has published its implementation plans (PIN 2017-13-ASC) related to newly chaptered legislation. MORE

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