California Department of Social Services PIN 21-17-ASC
March 19, 2021
TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM RESIDENTIAL LICENSEES
Original signed by Kevin Gaines
FROM: KEVIN GAINES
Community Care Licensing Division
SUBJECT: UPDATED STATEWIDE WAIVER RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) AND VISITATION; COMMUNAL DINING; GROUP ACTIVITIES; NON-ESSENTIAL SERVICES; OUTINGS; AND NEW ADMISSIONS
Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary
PIN 21-17-ASC informs Adult and Senior Care (ASC) residential licensees of updates to the statewide waiver for visitation, and updates to guidance on communal dining, group activities, non-essential services, residents returning from outings and new admissions.
Please post this PIN in the facility where residents can easily access it and distribute the PIN Summary for Residents (located at the end of this PIN) to residents and, if applicable, their representatives.
This PIN supersedes the statewide waiver related to visitation and guidance on communal dining, group activities, and non-essential services in PIN 20-38-ASC dated October 6, 2020, and supersedes guidance on residents returning from outings in PIN 20-42-ASC dated November 20, 2020 and PIN 20-43-ASC-CCR dated December 1, 2020.