Article 5. Additional Requirements of California Health And Safety Code >> Division 2. >> Chapter 3.3. >> Article 5.
No member of the governing board of an adult day health
center, nor any member of the immediate family of that board member,
may have any direct or indirect interest in any contract for
supplying services to the adult day health center.
(a) Any operator of a health facility licensed to provide
adult day health care under this chapter shall provide that adult day
health care as a separate program as determined by the State
Department of Health Services.
(b) Any operator of a clinic or community care facility licensed
to provide adult day health care under this chapter shall provide
that adult day health care as an independent program that is located
in a separate, freestanding facility or in a distinct part of the
clinic or community care facility.
Adult day health care centers shall provide services to
each participant pursuant to an individual plan of care designed to
maintain or restore each participant's optimal capacity for
No adult day health center shall refuse to provide adult day
care health services to any person on the basis that service to such
person will be reimbursed under the Medi-Cal Act (Chapter 7
(commencing with Section 14000) of Part 3 of Division 9 of the
Welfare and Institutions Code).
Adult day health care centers may not require family
members to attend the center or assist the participant with
activities of daily living while at the center.
(a) Adult day health care centers may not discriminate
because of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual
orientation, or physical or mental disabilities. Centers shall
accommodate individuals with physical disabilities by ensuring that
they have access to bathrooms, hallways, and door entrances, and by
providing safe and adequate parking and passenger loading areas. All
staff at centers shall be trained and able to interact with
participants with physical disabilities.
(b) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), the program may not admit any
participants to the program that, in the clinical judgment of those
administering the program, cannot be appropriately cared for by the