When a License Is Needed

March 26, 2014 8:20 am

A facility in San Diego County requires a license if it meets one of the following conditions:

  1. Provides care and supervision, which is defined as the following:
    1. Assist with activities of daily living including dressing, grooming, bathing, and hygiene.
    2. Assist with medications, coordinates prescriptions with pharmacies, and centrally storing medications when the residents do not have access on their own.
    3. Arranging medical and dental care.
    4. Maintains house rules-for the protection of the residents.
    5. Supervises client schedules and activities.
    6. Maintains or supervises client cash resources or property.
    7. Monitors food intake or special diets.
    8. Handling resident’s monies
  2. The facility represents itself as providing care and supervision.
  3. Thefacilityacceptsorretainsresidentswhodemonstratetheneedforcareand supervision. This includes persons placed by a placing agency, family members or by themselves for temporary or permanent care.
  4. Independent Living Homes may provide housing and meals to residents who do not need care and supervision and who can access personal and other necessary services independently.State of California Community Care Licensing San Diego Office