Day: May 3, 2018

Inadequate oversight allows poor care at California nursing homes to go unchecked, state audit finds

In a written response, published in the auditor’s report, the public health department rejected the allegation of faulty oversight. “CDPH disagrees with this conclusion,” wrote Karen Smith, the agency’s director. “In fact, CDPH believes that the increased number of … deficiencies cited demonstrates that CDPH has increased its enforcement activities.”