CAADS - California Association for Adult Day Services

 
Highlighted Media Coverage

JUN 25, 2015 | California Healthline
Brown Signs $167.7B Budget With Few Line-Item Vetoes

JUN 2, 2015 | California Healthline
Protest Rises Over Medi-Cal Rates

MAR 31, 2015 | California Healthline
SCOTUS: Providers Cannot Sue Over Low Medicaid Reimbursements


JUNE 26 DEADLINE TO PARTICIPATE IN
2015 Study of Financial Ratios as Performance Indicators

SOURCE: CARF

CARF International is conducting a 2015 study to highlight the concept of “Financial Ratios as Performance Indicators” to the field of Adult Day Services. If your organization is an Adult Day Services provider, this is your invitation to participate in this unique, exciting annual study that began in 2010.

To participate in this study, send the following documents by EMAIL as@carf.org, FAX (202) 587-5009), or MAIL 1730 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Suite 209, Washington, DC 20036, to Amanda Birch at CARF International by Friday, June 26, 2015 -- for your adult day service program’s fiscal year ending in 2014:

  • 2015 ADS Indicators Supplemental Handout
  • Internal unaudited 2014 fiscal year Financial Statements including Revenue and Expense, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flows or;
  • Corporate audit Financial Statements for 2014 fiscal year (if available).
    Note: If your financial information is consolidated for a larger organization, please clearly identify the adult day services financials or send a separate report with only the adult day services financial information included.

There is no charge for your participation in this study. CARF has partnered with Mr. Jeff Boland, of Reinsel Kuntz Lesher, LLP to assist with the study, and he is required to maintain confidentiality of any information disclosed for the purpose of the study. Jeff is a representative of CARF’s Financial Advisory Panel (FAP) and has presented the results of the last five studies at the NADSA Annual Conferences in 2010-2014. For more information on the FAP’s role related to accreditation, see www.carf.org and type “FAP” in the search field located in the upper left corner of our website.

Please contact Amanda as@carf.org with questions about what information is applicable to the study.


JUNE 30 DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT ON
Draft On-Site Assessment and Provider Self Survey
Tools for CBAS Home and Community-Based Settings

SOURCE: CDA & DHCS

JUNE 2, 2015 | Draft On-Site Assessment Tool (Non-Residential) & Public Comment Template | Draft Provider Self Survey Tool (Non-Residential) & Public Comment Template |

The 30-day public comment period for providing feedback on the drafts of the On-Site Assessment and Provider Self Survey tools ends on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. The tools will be used to determine the CBAS Program’s compliance with the HCB Settings requirements for non-residential settings. It is important that CBAS providers and other interested stakeholders provide DHCS with feedback before these tools are made final.

For more information, refer to the DHCS website. Direct any questions to the CDA CBAS Branch: (916) 419-7545 or cbascda@aging.ca.gov.



What's New . . .

Cal Duals Outreach Weekly Update: JUNE 9

JUN 9, 2015 Cal Duals Update | Cal Duals Website (Enrollment Data) | SOURCE: Cal Duals


Summary of the Governor's May Revision of the 2015-16 Budget: Impact on California's Older Adults and People with Disabilities

MAY 28, 2015 | Fact Sheet | SOURCE: The SCAN Foundation



What's Trending . . .

Advocacy

CALIFORNIA ADULT DAY SERVICES STATE ADVOCACY FUND
Please Help Us Reach Our 2015 Fundraising Goal of $50,000!

FEB 11, 2015 | Fund Raising Notice (Contributions NOT tax deductible) | SOURCE: CAADS


Health Homes

CAADS Submits Comments on DHCS' Health Homes for Patients with Complex Needs Concept Paper Version 2.0
MAY 1, 2015 | CAADS Letter | DHCS California Concept Paper Version 2.0 (Draft 4/10/2015) | SOURCE: CAADS & CA Department of Health Care Services


HIPAA

IN COMPLIANCE WITH HIPAA OMNIBUS RULE EFFECTIVE SEPT 23, 2013?
Notice  |  Get CAADS Updated HIPAA Manual for ADHC! | SOURCE: CAADS


Medicare

TRANSITION POLICIES FOR MEDICARE PART D: 2015 Update
JAN 7, 2015 | Update | SOURCE: NSCLC


CAADS

California Association for Adult Day Services, a 501 (c) 6 non-profit grassroots-driven organization, advocates for the growth and development of adult day services in California and nationally. CAADS was the first state association formed in the United States for the purpose of advancing adult day services. Centers in membership with CAADS provide innovative day programs that support individuals with physical or mental disabilities and older adults with Alzheimer's disease and their families.

A nationally recognized leader in the field of aging, the Association is governed by the CAADS Board of Directors and provides timely information, analysis, advocacy, technical assistance, education, and networking opportunities for its members. CAADS members agree to abide by the Association's Bylaws, Code of Ethics, and Anti-trust Policy.

CAADS Board of Directors

CAADS Bylaws

CAADS Code of Ethics

CAADS Anti-trust Policy

CAADS 2014 Annual Report

The CAADS Members Only page features information specific to Adult Day Services:

  • State Budget Proposals
  • CBAS Waiver
  • Medi-Cal Issues
  • Medicare and Medi-Cal Dual Beneficiaries News
  • Managed Care Health Plans
  • Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI) and CalDuals Updates
  • CA Dept of Managed Health Care Updates
  • CA Dept of Public Health Licensing & Regulations for ADHC / CBAS Centers
  • CA Dept of Social Services Licensing & Regulations for ADP Centers
  • Legislative Alerts and Advocacy
  • Funding Sources
  • Technical Assistance
  • Education / Training Materials / Webinar Recordings
  • CAADS Membership Roster

Membership Information

CAADS - A.L.E.

The Alliance for Leadership and Education (A.L.E.) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) public benefit arm of CAADS. Its mission is to advance innovation and quality in Adult Day Service through research and analysis, education and training, and leadership for the benefit of consumers and their caregivers.

NINA M. NOLCOX SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Donate Today!

Photo of Nina Nolcox
Nina Martine Nolcox, RN, PHN
1965 - 2014
Forever In Our Hearts

The Alliance for Leadership and Education (ALE), a subsidiary of CAADS, has established the Nina M. Nolcox Scholarship Fund to inspire nurse leaders in the community.

Application is open to ADHC and ADP Nurses (LVN or RN licensed staff) working in CAADS Member Centers. Application Deadline: 5 PM August 17, 2015.



NATIONAL ADULT DAY SERVICES ASSOCIATION (NADSA)

CAADS is a proud member of the National Adult Day Services Association.

Three representatives from California currently serve on the NADSA Board of Directors:

Corinne Jan, RN, PHN
CEO, Family Bridges / Hong Fook Centers

Lydia Missaelides, MHA
Executive Director, CAADS

Amanda Sillars, MSW, LCSW
CEO, Total ADHC Solutions, Inc.


CARING FOR A VETERAN?

For help, call the VA Caregiver Support Line (toll-free):

1-855-260-3274

Mon - Fri 8 AM - 11 PM (EST) || Sat 10:30 AM - 6 PM (EST)


TO REPORT FRAUD AND ABUSE

Call DHCS Medi-Cal Fraud Hotline:

1-800-822-6222

The call is free and you can remain anonymous.



CAADS STAFF

Photo of Lydia Missaelides

Lydia Missaelides, MHA
Executive Director

 

Photo of Pamela Amundsen

Pamela Amundsen
Education & Events Manager

 

Photo of Kathryn Atkinson

Kathryn Atkinson
Membership & Communications Director

 

Photo of Coni Segretto-Ricci

Coni Segretto-Ricci
Office Assistant


Phyliss Regino
Office Assistant
not pictured)

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California Association for Adult Day Services
1107 9th Street, Suite 701 || Sacramento, CA 95814-3610
T: (916) 552-7400 || F: (866) 725-3123
E: caads@caads.org


Quick Links. . .

Alliance for Leadership & Education (ALE)

Associate Member Vendors, Consultants, Networks & Health Plans

Community Based Adult Services (CBAS)

Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI/Cal MediConnect)

Legal Updates

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Human Kindness--it just flows around here
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Click to view the clip from CAADS 25th anniversary video
Honoring Adult Day Services pioneers and those they serve.

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Recent Media Coverage

Quick Links. . .

Videos | Past Coverage

California Healthline
JUN 25, 2015
Brown Signs $167.7B Budget With Few Line-Item Vetoes
Key Words:
Medi-Cal | health care implications | In-Home Supportive Services providers | Medi-Cal provider reimbursement rates | ways to increase Medi-Cal reimbursements

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Times-Standard
JUN 23, 2015
Opinion | Columnist
Elder care a challenge for whole county
Joyce Hayes
Key Words:
Humboldt Senior Resource Center | older adults and frail elderly | Medi-Cal | Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP) | Redwood Coast PACE | Adult Day Health Center

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California Healthline
JUN 22, 2015
Capitol Desk
Governor Calls for Special Legislative Session To Address Health Spending
David Gorn
Key Words:
Financing the Medi-Cal program | managed care organization tax | 10% Medi-Cal provider rate reduction

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Porterville Recorder
JUN 18, 2015
PADS celebrates 25 years
Birthday party set for tonight
Kelli Ballard
Key Words:
Porterville Adult Day Services (PADS) | adult daycare service

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California Healthline
JUN 17, 2015
Capitol Desk
Scathing Auditor's Report on Medi-Cal
David Gorn
Key Words:
Medi-Cal managed care plans | access to care | poverty | Medi-Cal's low payment rates to providers

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California Healthline
JUN 17, 2015
Brown, Calif. Lawmakers Reach Budget Deal After Compromises
David Gorn
Key Words:
Rejects Medi-Cal Rate Increase | In-Home Supportive Services | managed care tax | Medi-Cal reimbursements

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California Healthline
JUN 16, 2015
Budget Passage Not the Final Word
David Gorn
Key Words:
access to care | limited restoration of the 10% Medi-Cal provider rate cut

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California Healthline
JUN 15, 2015
Medi-Cal Managed Care Audit Coming
David Gorn
Key Words:
Medi-Cal | Department of Managed Health Care | Department of Health Care Services | accuracy of directories | adequacy of provider networks | regulatory oversight structure

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California Healthline
JUN 12, 2015
Health Changes Likely in Today's Budget
David Gorn
Key Words:
10% Medi-Cal provider payment reduction | adult dental services | community-based services for Californians with developmental disabilities | In-Home Supportive Services

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California Healthline
JUN 10, 2015
California Legislature Nears Deal Ahead of Budget Plan Deadline
Key Words:
Medi-Cal | In-Home Supportive Services | Medi-Cal providers would see a 5% payment increase by April 1, 2016

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KHTS AM1220
JUN 8, 2015
Santa Clarita’s Only Adult Day Health Center Set To Close
Kimberly Beers
Key Words:
closing of Santa Clarita Adult Day Health Center | day care center


Videos

Easter Seals Supports Employment of Veterans
2015
PSA Video Series
What to Wear
[1:00]
Morning Routine
[0:30]
The Bank
[0:30]

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TEDGlobal
2011
Abraham Verghese
A doctor's touch
[18:32]
Physician and writer Abraham Verghese describes our strange new world where patients are merely data points, and calls for a return to the traditional one-on-one physical exam.

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NSCLC
10/23/2014
"Forget About Living Paycheck to Paycheck. Let's talk about Day to Day"
[5:39]
1 in 5 senior women lives in poverty. Dollie, Myrtle, Sandy, and Lidia share stories about what life is like for low-income older women.

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San Ysidro Health Center, Inc.
10/2014
Caring for Our Greatest Generations
[7:22]
Celebrating SYHC's 45th Anniversary

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Your Money, Your Life
4/14-15/2014
What are Adult Day Services
Elder Law Attorney Ramsey A. Bahrawy interviews Amanda Sillars of Total ADHC Solutions
What Are Adult Day Services
[8:04]
Adult Day Services - a win, win, win opportunity
[13:23]
Resistance and Dementia
[9:19]
Adult Day Services vs. Home Care: "It's about value"
[7:17]

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PBS NewsHour
3/20/2014
Innovating technology for the needs and health of elders
[7:35]
Featuring Institute on Aging

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Marin Adult Day Health Care
1/29/2014
"A Day in the Life": LifeLong Medical Care's Marin Adult Day Health Care Center
[8:03]

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The Falling Monologues
3/7/2012
Full Length
The Falling Monologues
[37:18]
Segments
Introduction
[2:53]
The Ladder
[7:28]
The Bus
[7:31]
The Sidewalk
[6:28]
Scatter Rug
[5:15]
Don't Ask
[7:45]

 


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