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CONVALESCENT HOMES/NURSING HOMES

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Convalescent homes (nursing homes) are licensed by the California Department of Health Services and are managed by administrators licensed by The Nursing Home Administrator Program, under the California Department of Health Services. Consumers must contact the appropriate district office for information.


The following is a list of offices who licenses convalescent homes by county:


Alpine, Calaveras, El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne and Yolo counties:

Department of Health Services
Licensing and Certification Division
Sacramento District Office
630 Bercut Drive, Suite B
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 341-6845
(800) 554-0354
(916) 341-6840 (fax)
www.dhs.ca.gov


Alameda county:

Alameda District Office
1625 Shattuck Avenue, #300
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 883-6881
(510) 540-3691 (fax)


Kern county:

Bakersfield District Office
1200 Discovery Plaza, #120
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 336-0543
(661) 336-0529 (fax)


Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Nevada, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Sutter, Tehema, Trinity and Yuba counties:

Chico District Office
1367 E. Lassen Avenue, B-1
Chico, CA 95973
(530) 895-5711
(530) 895-6723 (fax)


Contra Costa county:

Contra Costa District Office
1825 Shattuck Avenue, #200
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 540-2417
(510) 540-3356 (fax)


San Francisco, San Mateo, and parts of Santa Clara county:

Daly City District Office
350 90th Street, 2nd floor
Daly City, CA 94015
(650) 301-9971
(650) 301-9970 (fax)


Fresno, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, and Tulare counties:

Fresno District Office
7170 N. Financial Drive, #110
Fresno, CA 93720
(559) 437-1500
(559) 437-1555 (fax)


Los Angeles county

Los Angeles District Office
5555 Ferguson Drive, #320
City Of Commerce, CA 90022
(323) 869-8500
(323) 890-8751 (fax)


Orange county:

Orange County District Office
2150 Towne Centre Place, #210
Anaheim, CA 92806
(714) 456-0630
(714) 456-0643 (fax)


Del Norte, Humbolt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, Solano, and Sonoma counties:

Redwood Coast District Office
50 Old Courthouse Square, #200
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
(707) 576-6775
(707) 576-2037 (fax)


Riverside county:

Riverside District Office
625 E. Carnegie Drive, #280
San Bernardino, CA 92408
(909) 388-7170
(909) 388-7174 (fax)


Inyo, Mono and San Bernardino counties:

San Bernardino District Office 454 W. Fourth Street, #529
San Bernardino, CA 92401
(909) 383-4777
(909) 888-2315 (fax)


San Diego, Imperial, and Orange counties:


San Diego District Office North
7575 Metropolitan Drive, #104
San Diego, CA 92108
(619) 278-3700
(619) 278-3725 (fax)


Monterey, San Benito, Santa Cruz counties, and parts of Santa Clara county:

San Jose District Office
100 Paseo de San Antonio, #235
San Jose, CA 95113
(408) 277-1784
(408) 277-1032 (fax)


Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Marin and Mendocino counties:

Santa Rosa District Office
50 Old Courthouse Square, #200
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
(707) 576-2380
(707) 576-2418 (fax)


San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties:

Ventura District Office
1889 N. Rice Avenue, #200
Oxnard, CA 93030
(805) 604-2926
(805) 604-2997 (fax)


Licenses Nursing Home Administrators:

Department of Health Services
Nursing Home Administrator Program
PO BOX 997416, MS 3302
Sacramento, CA 95899-7416
NHAP@dhs.ca.gov (e-mail)
(916) 552-8780
(916) 552-8777 (fax)



Takes complaints about convalescent homes and residential care facilities:

Department of Aging
Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
1300 National Drive, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95834
www.aging.ca.gov
(800) 231-4024 (Residents only Hotline)


For complaints General number other than residents:
(916) 323-6681


Publications available: None are offered by the Consumer Information Center

See also: None

Other referrals: Aging (Department of), Health Services (Department of), Senior Citizens




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