The Choose Well Program is now offering FREE CEUs to member facilities. The upcoming workshop,"Rise Above the Risks - Medications, Falls & More", will offer 2 (Free) CEUs within the following core areas of knowledge - Medication Management & Physical Needs for Elderly Persons. Read more to learn how to register.
Not a member yet? Now's a great time to join the Choose Well Program and demonstrate to San Diego families you want to help make their placement search easier.
Ensuring a facility is clean, safe, sanitary and in good repair at all times and that all facility maintenance and safety guidelines are followed.
One of the most frequently cited Title 22 regulations is 87303, Maintenance & Operation. Between March 2013 and August 2018, 10% of the citations issued to San Diego’s licensed RCFEs by California’s Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division (DDS/CCLD) were for deficiencies in 87303, with non-compliant water temperature among the top reasons for DSS/CCLD issuing the citation.
Quality Measure 2: "SMART" Emergency Disaster Planning for RCFEs
Quality Measure 2: Ensuring a facility has written, readily available disaster, mass casualty and evacuation plans and that all staff is knowledgeable about the plan and prepared to execute it.
Cal Fire has already responded to more than 1,200 fires since January and with last month’s seismic activity reported in Anaheim, every Californian would be wise to (re)evaluate their emergency disaster plans. Facilities that can demonstrate modern, practical approaches to managing emergencies may earn the confidence of families more readily.