California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
650 Harrison Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94107
Phone: (415) 974-5171
(800) 474-1116 (toll-free; consumers only)
Fax: (415) 777-2904
A statewide nonprofit advocacy organization, dedicated to improving the choices, care and quality of life for Californias long term care consumers. Activities include consumer counseling, publication of nursing home and residential care guides, lawyer referral and legal services support, and family council organizing.
California Health Facilities Consumer Information System
Includes listings for all long term care facilities and hospitals in California, with information on complaints, incidents, and inspection results.
California Long-Term Care Ombudsman Contacts by County
California Department of Public Health - Licensing and Certification District Offices
National Citizens Coalition for Nursing Home Reform
1828 L Street, NW, Suite 801, Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 332-2275
Fax: (202) 332-2949
NCCNHR provides information and leadership on federal and state regulatory and legislative policy development and models and strategies to improve care and life for residents of nursing homes and other long term care facilities.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Assisted Living Consumer Alliance (ALCA)
Promoting and preserving choice, safety, and legal rights and protections for assisted living consumers. ALCA serves as an information resource and advocacy organization.
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