Primary geographic focus: California Statewide
Organization Type: Provider
LAAC Membership Type: Members
Lists: IOLTA-Funded, IOLTA Support Centers
Acronym or short name: CANHR
Since 1983, CANHR, a statewide nonprofit 501(c)(3) advocacy organization, has been dedicated to improving the choices, care, and quality of life for California’s long term care consumers. Through direct advocacy, community education, legislation, and litigation, CANHR’s goal is to educate and support long term care consumers and advocates regarding rights and remedies under the law, as well as to create a united voice for long term care reform and humane alternatives to institutionalization.
PRESS/RESEARCH MENTIONING/INVOLVING THIS SOURCENews Story Sierra Sun Times
November 11, 2016
Advocates for elders create coalition to protect senior veterans from financial scams.
Editorial Barbara Dunlap
December 23, 2017
News Story Stephanie O’Neill
Southern California Public Radio (SCPR)
July 6, 2015
CANHR co-sponsored SB 33, which would modify Medi-Cal's reimbursement policies.
News Story Abby Sewell
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
May 16, 2015
LA County officials say that they do not have the funding needed to timely investigate complaints of abuse, neglect, crime, and substandard conditions at California nursing homes and long-term health care facilities.
News Story Rachel Dornhelm
New America Media (NAM)
May 21, 2015
New guidelines will add a grade to nursing homes based on the percent of their dementia patients receiving antipsychotic medications. That grade will show up in Nursing Home Compare.
News Story Anna Gorman
Los Angeles Daily News (LA Daily)
July 26, 2015
A state court ruled unconstitutional a California law that gave nursing homes the ability to choose medical treatment for patients if a doctor determined they were mentally incompetent.
Feature Linda Stansberry
North Coast Journal
July 9, 2015
Brius Healthcare Services' has been refusing to accept new patients. One of their facilities, Seaview Rehabilitation and Wellness Center had 44 deficiencies and one instance of failure to prevent infection in 2015.
TRAININGS FROM THIS SOURCE
This webinar will cover the top ten legal issues for clients in long-term care, including arbitration agreements, end-of-life decisions, Medi-Cal and Medicare shenanigans, resident rights, and elder abuse.
Community Development Series: California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform’s “Home Equity Protection Program”Aug 2, 2016
LAAC's Community Development series presents California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform's "Home Equity Protection Program"
Reviews 7 topics where nursing homes might lie to their residents, perpetuating myths that long term care consumers, and their advocates, often accept.
MCLE: 1 hour
Opportunity to ask questions about the real world cases that you've been working on, get clarification from the conference, and further your connections.
MCLE: 1 hour
Provides helpful tips for interviewing and interacting with seniors in crisis and their family members, including ethical issues relating to questionable capacity.
MCLE: 1 hour
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