California Assisted Living Regulations and Records
By Sho LyMay 5, 2020
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When choosing an assisted living community, it is important to understand California state regulations for assisted living facilities and know how to look up assisted living license information. But public access to assisted living records varies greatly by state.
We developed a system to rate each state on how easy – or difficult – it is to find important assisted living records and reports, and compiled tips to help you in your search.
States with the most transparent records allow you to look up important information about each assisted living facility online, including inspections, complaints, survey results, violations, capacity, and whether the facility accepts Medicaid.
Access to California assisted living records: Exceptional
Public access to assisted living records and reports for the state of California is exceptional. Key findings that informed this rating include:
California has conveniently integrated information about licensed communities and information about violations and inspections results.
California has generally transparent assisted living records, and increased significantly in our rankings because required inspections occur every two years.
State provides exceptional access to assisted living records and licensing
How to look up California assisted living licenses and records