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Section 125205. (Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 8.)
Cite as: Cal. Health & Safety Code §125205.

The department and the State Department of Social Services shall, after consultation with the Genetically Handicapped Persons Program of the department, from the Genetically Handicapped Persons Program Advisory Committee, and from consumer organizations representing persons with chronic and degenerative conditions, as defined in Section 125210, compile a list of long-term care resources that serve adults with chronic and degenerative conditions, as defined. The list of resources shall include those that have already been identified by the Genetically Handicapped Persons Program as serving persons with Huntington’s disease, Joseph’s disease, and Friedrich’s ataxia, and shall include those that have already been identified by consumer organizations representing persons with chronic and degenerative conditions. The list of resources shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

(a) Public and private skilled nursing facilities and intermediate care facilities.

(b) Public and private community residential care facilities.

(c) Public and private out-of-home long-term care resources such as day activity programs, and in-home support service programs. Nothing in this section shall require the Department of Health Services to undertake a survey of long-term care facilities or programs in the state for the purposes of carrying out the requirements of this section.

The information shall be made available to the public, upon request, through the Genetically Handicapped Persons Program of the department.





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