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REPORT: Researchers at the Public Policy Institute of California conclude the number of Californians requiring skilled nursing services could increase by 32,000 by 2030, far outstripping current capacity. 
Anticipating Changes in Regional Demand for Nursing Homes - Nov. 2016


CMS GUIDANCE ON SOCIAL MEDIA - Nov. 17, 2016
CMS has instructed state surveyors to make sure facilities have policies in place that prohibit staff from taking or sharing inappropriate photos or recordings that demean or humiliate residents. The new guidance covers procedures for surveyors and outlines requirements that staff be trained to identify and report any allegations of abuse and steps to take if an inappropriate photo is taken and distributed. CMS letter