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All Facilities Letters - Released 2007

 

​Bulletin NumberFacility Type Affected​Subject​Release Date​
AFL 07-01​Skilled Nursing Facilities​Data Compliance Procedure to Evaluate Compliance w/HSC 1276.5 mandated by AB 1629​01/15/2007
AFL 07-02​General Acute Care Hospitals, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Chemical Dependency Recovery Hospitals, Intermediate Care Facility-Developmentally Disabled, Intermediate Care Facility-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, Intermediate Care Facility-Developmentally Disabled-Nursing, Congregate Living Health Facilities​Winter Weather Emergency Preparedness Advisory

Winter Weather Health Tip

Cold Guide CDC 2007
​01/10/2007
AFL 07-03​General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals​Appropriate Use of Tazers in Hospitals​07/03/2007
AFL 07-04​General Acute Care Hospitals​EMTALA - "Parking" of Emergency Medical Service Patients in Hospitals​06/28/2007
AFL 07-05​Skilled Nursing FacilitiesSNF, Intermediate Care Facilities, CNA Continuing Education Programs​Implementation of On-line In-Service and Continuing Ed Training For CNAs​02/16/2007
AFL 07-06​General Acute Care Hospitals​Compliance with Senate Bill 739 on Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI)​03/01/2007
AFL 07-07​Skilled Nursing Facilities, Intermediate Care Facilities, Intermediate Care Facilities-Developmentally Disabled, Intermediate Care Facilities-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, Intermediate Care Facilities-Developmentally Disabled-Nursing, Congregate Living Health Facilities, Nursing Facilities, Pediatric Day Health and Respite Care Facilities​SB 1312 (Alquist) Chapter 895 Statutes of 2006​02/15/2007
AFL 07-08​Intermediate Care Facilities-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, Intermediate Care Facilities-Developmentally Disabled-Nursing​Blood Glucose Testing​03/23/2007
AFL 07-09​General Acute Care Hospitals, Correctional Treatment Centers, Surgical Clinics​Inadequate Reprocessing of Semicritical Instruments: Recommendations for Reprocessing of Rigid Laryngoscopes​04/30/2007
AFL 07-10​​General Acute Care Hosptials, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special Hospitals​Reporting of Adverse Events (Senate Bill 1301, Alquist, Chapter 647, Statutes of 2006)​07/27/2007
AFL 07-11​All Long Term Care Health Facilities​Hot Summer Weather Advisory

Fast Facts Summer Heat

​05/31/2007
​AFL 07-12​Skilled Nursing Facilities​Residents' Rights and Mandated Transfer and Discharge Procedures​07/12/2007
AFL 07-13​Skilled Nursing Facility Administrators, Skilled Nursing Facility-Distinct Part Administrators​Dialysis Services in Long Term Care Facilities​06/13/2007
​AFL 07-14​All Health Facilities​The Alignment of Licensing Fees with Impact to Initial, Renewals, Change of Ownership (CHOW) and Provisional to Permanent Licensure​05/24/2007
AFL 07-15​All Health Facilities​FY 07 - 08 License Renewal Fee Schedule​09/07/2007
AFL 07-16​All Health Facilities​Sterilization Consent Form (PM 284)​09/07/2007
AFL 07-17​Community Clinics, Free Clinics, Surgical Clinics, Chronic Dialysis Clinics, Rehabilitation Clinics, Alternative Birthing Centers​Clarification Regarding Licensure of Exempt Clinics


Health and Safety Code 1206

​06/15/2007
AFL 07-18​Skilled Nursing Facilities, Intermediate Care Facilities, General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Intermediate Care Facility-Developmentally Disabled, Intermediate Care Facility-Developmentally Disabled-Nursing, Intermediate Care Facility-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, Correctional Treatment Centers, Congregate Living Health Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Primary Care Clinics, Psychiatric Health Facilities, Adult Day Health Centers, Chemical Dependency Recovery Hospitals, Psychology Clinics, Pediatric Day Health and Respite Care Facilities​Implications of Department of Health Services Restructure​07/03/2007
AFL 07-19​General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special Hospitals​Hospital Administrative Penalty for Immediate Jeopardy (IJ) Deficiencies (Senate Bill 1312, Alquist, Chapter 895, Statutes of 2006)​0702/2007
AFL 07-20​Surgical Clinics​Revision to Clarification Regarding Licensure of Exempt Clinics as Stipulated in AFL 07-17, Dated June 15, 2007


Health and Safety Code 1206

​08/20/2007
AFL 07-22​Adult Day Health Centers​Altered or Suspension of Operations During Budget Impasse​08/03/2007
AFL 07-23​Skilled Nursing Facility Administrators, Skilled Nursing Facility-Distinct Part-Administrators, End Stage Renal Dialysis Clinic Administrators, Chronic Dialysis Clinic Administrators​Dialysis Services in Skilled Nursing Facilities​08/16/2007
AFL 07-24​General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Congregate Living Health Facilities, Intermediate Care Facilities, Intermediate Care Facilities-Developmentally Disabled, Intermediate Care Facilities-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, Intermediate Care Facilities-Developmentally Disabled-Nursing, Intermediate Care Facilities-Developmentally Disabled-Mentally Retarded, Adult Day Health Centers​Healthcare Facility Enrollment in Public Utility Commission Energy Conservation Programs for Central Air Conditioning Use​11/06/2007
AFL 07-25​Long Term Care Health Facilities​Clarification of Terms Used in the Definition of Physical Restraints as Applied to the Requirements for Long Term Care Facilities​09/28/2007
​AFL 07-26​All General Acute Care Hospitals​Changes to the Minimum Licensed Nurse-To-Patient Ratios Effective January 1, 2008​10/01/2007
AFL 07-27​Intermediate Care Facilities-Developmentally Disabled, Intermediate Care Facilities-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, Intermediate Care Facilities-Developmentally Disabled-Nursing​Recommendations for Hospice Services for the ICF/DD, ICF/DD-H and ICF/DD-N Facility​09/27/2007
AFL 07-29​All Health Facilities ​Urging All Healthcare Facilities to Develop New or Review Existing Policies and Procedures on the Prevention and Control of Antibiotic Resistant Organisms in Your Facility


Summary of MRSA Article

​10/24/2007
AFL 07-30​Skilled Nursing Facilities​Advancing Excellence in America's Nursing Homes Campaign​11/29/2007
​AFL 07-31​Skilled Nursing Facilities, Congregate Living Health Facilities, Intermediate Care Facilities, Intermediate Care Facilities-Developmentally Disabled, Intermediate Care Facilities-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, Intermediate Care Facilities-Developmentally Disabled-Nursing​External Disaster Plan Requirements for California Department of Public Health, Licensing and Certification Long Term Care Facilities


Skilled Nursing Facility Disaster Preparedness Plan Tool

Intermediate Care Facility-MR Disaster Preparedness Plan Tool

Long Term care Disaster Preparedness Suggested Websites

​10/24/2007
AFL 07-32​Licensees of: General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, State Hospitals​Application Required for Management Companies That Assume Operational Control of a General Acute Care Hospital, Acute Psychiatric Hospital or Special Hospital​11/29/2007
AFL 07-33​General Acute Care Hospitals​Medication Safety:  Use of Medications with "Boxed Warnings"​11/05/2007
AFL 07-34​Skilled Nursing Facilities, General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, State Hospitals, Intermediate Care Facilities, Intermediate Care Facilities-Developmentally Disabled, Intermediate Care Facilities-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, Intermediate Care Facilities-Developmentally Disabled-Nursing, Correctional Treatment Centers, Congregate Living Health Facilities​Recommendations for the Prevention, Detection, and Control of Influenza in California Long-Term Care Facilities​11/13/2007
AFL 07-35​Skilled Nursing Facilities​Licensing and Certification Program's Procedures for Auditing Skilled Nursing Facilities Compliance with the 3.2 Nursing Hours Per Patient-Day Requirement​11/19/2007
AFL 07-36​Skilled Nursing Facilities, General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, State Hospitals, Intermediate Care Facilities, Intermediate Care Facilities-Developmentally Disabled, Intermediate Care Facilities-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, Intermediate Care Facilities-Developmentally Disabled-Nursing, Correctional Treatment Centers, Congregate Living Health Facilities, Department of Social Services​Increased Scabies Outbreaks in Healthcare Facilities​12/03/2007
AFL 07-37​​General Acute Care Hospitals​Mandated Use of the National Health and Safety Network to Comply with Senate Bill 739 on the Reporting of Hospital Acquired Infections Process Measures​11/27/2007
AFL 07-38​General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Chemical Dependency Recovery Hospitals, Correctional Treatment Facilities, Intermediate Care Facilities, Intermediate Care Facility-Developmentally Disabled, Intermediate Care Facility-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, Intermediate Care Facility-Developmentally Disabled-Nursing​Winter Weather Emergency Preparedness Advisory


Winter Weather Health Tip

Cold Guide CDC 2007

​12/11/2007
AFL 07-39​All Health Facilities Covered By The Santa Rosa / Redwood Coast District Office​Temporary Relocation of the Santa Rosa / Redwood Coast District Office, Licensing and Certification Program​11/30/2007
AFL 07-40​All State Hospitals​Temporary Relocation of the Licensing and Certification Program's, State Facilities Unit, Santa Rosa / Redwood Coast District Office​11/30/2007
AFL 07-41​All Health Facilities Covered by the Sacramento District Office, Licensing and Certification Program​Relocation of the Sacramento District Office, Licensing and Certification Program​12/21/2007
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