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Governor signs legislation to protect seniors in assisted living facilities
Los Angeles Times

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed ten of 14 bills designed to address what some say is a crisis of care in assisted living facilities across the state. Legislation signed in the last few days runs the gamut from increased training requirements for owners, administrators and staff to new statutory rights for residents and the ability of state regulators to suspend new admissions to a facility with violations that constitute a risk to the health and safety of residents.