Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform

Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform News Room Archive and Profile

Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR), was conceptualized by C Murphy in May 2009, as an extension of her thesis work for a Master’s Degree in Gerontology at San Diego State University; the organization was co-founded by C Murphy and C Selder in May 2009.

Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) is a San Diego-based 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to improving resident care in assisted living facilities by educating consumers and increasing industry accountability.

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CARR Announces First Corporate Sponsor, Grace Care Management

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) is pleased to announce Grace Care Management as CARR’s first corporate sponsor. President and CEO Cindy Hasz stated, “Grace Care Management is pleased to support CARR’s consumer advocacy work; it long overdue, and much needed by the growing numbers of seniors who are receiving assisted living placements in California.”

CARR Awarded Grant for Age-Friendly Community Project

C Selder and C Murphy

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) announced today that it is the recipient of a $30,000 grant funded by the Del Mar Healthcare Fund, through the Age Friendly Communities Program at the San Diego Foundation. The grant will move San Diego towards becoming an Age Friendly/Livable Community for All Ages, a designation of the World Health Organization and AARP.

CARR Presents Paper at GSA’s Annual Scientific Meeting

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Christina L. Selder, Principal Investigator and co-founder of CARR (Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform) presented in the Assisted Living Issues of Quality and Translations to Nursing Homes session of the Gerontological Society of America’s (GSA) 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting being held November 16 – 20, 2016 in New Orleans, La.

County Awards Contract to CARR for Development of Assisted Living Facility Rating System

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The County of San Diego, Aging and Independence Services awarded Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) a fixed price contract for a pilot project to create a rating system for the County’s assisted living facilities, and to develop a consumer-friendly website to display the ratings and facility information.

Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) Sponsors California Excluded Persons List Legislation AB 1122

Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform announced today that Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D – San Bernardino) introduced the ‘Excluded Persons Administrative Action List,’ or ‘EPAAL’ legislation on Friday 27 February 2015. AB 1122 as it is now known, will require the Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing (DSS/CCL) to publish on its website a list of all persons who have been excluded from owning, operating and/or working inside any licensed care facility as a result of an Administrative Law proceeding.

Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) Sponsors California RCFE Liability Insurance Legislation

Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Majority Leader Toni Atkins, 78th Assembly District, announced she will introduce landmark liability insurance legislation for California’s Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs). According to Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR), liability insurance for RCFEs is now not required as a condition of licensure. Assembly Member Atkins’ bill is expected to require liability insurance for the approximate 7,500 assisted living facilities in the state.