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AB-1324 Residential care facilities for the elderly.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 02/20/2021 04:00 AM


Assembly Bill
No. 1324

Introduced by Assembly Member Robert Rivas

February 19, 2021

An act to amend Section 1569.312 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to residential care facilities for the elderly.


AB 1324, as introduced, Robert Rivas. Residential care facilities for the elderly.
Existing law provides for the licensure and regulation of residential care facilities for the elderly by the State Department of Social Services. A violation of these provisions is a misdemeanor. Existing law requires a licensed residential care facility for the elderly to provide specified basic services.
This bill would make technical, nonsubstantive changes to these provisions.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


 Section 1569.312 of the Health and Safety Code is amended to read:

 Every facility required to be licensed under this chapter shall provide at least provide, at a minimum, all of the following basic services:
(a) Care and supervision supervision, as defined in Section 1569.2.
(b) Assistance with instrumental activities of daily living in the combinations which that meet the needs of residents.
(c) Helping residents gain access to appropriate supportive services, as defined, in the community.
(d) Being aware of the resident’s general whereabouts, although the resident may travel independently in the community.
(e) Monitoring the activities of the residents while they are under the supervision of the facility to ensure their general health, safety, and well-being.
(f) Encouraging the residents to maintain and develop their maximum functional ability through participation in planned activities.