Legislations

CA S 21

AUTHOR:  Liu [D]

TITLE:  Long‑Term Care: Assessment and Planning

INTRODUCED:  12/06/2010

DISPOSITION:  Pending

LOCATION:  Senate Health Committee

SUMMARY: 
Requires a hospital that is required to provide, as part of its discharge policy, information to patients anticipated to need posthospital care, to provide the information both orally and in writing to the patient and, if necessary, to his or her representative, at the earliest possible opportunity prior to discharge. Requires the Department of Health Care Services to initiate a process to develop a tool for the uniform long‑term care services assessment of individuals.

STATUS:
01/20/2011  - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH.



CA S 33

AUTHOR:  Simitian [D]

TITLE:  Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse

INTRODUCED:  12/06/2010

DISPOSITION:  Pending

LOCATION:  Senate Banking and Financial Institutions Committee

SUMMARY:
Makes a technical change to existing law providing that a county adult protective services office and a long‑term care ombudsman, when investigating the financial abuse of an elder or dependent adult, is not prohibited from requesting financial information from a financial institution. Amends the Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act. Provides for mandated reporters of suspected financial abuse.

STATUS:
01/20/2011 - To SENATE Committees on BANKING AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS and JUDICIARY.