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California Code, Health and Safety Code - HSC § 1795

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(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a skilled nursing facility as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 1250 , any intermediate care facility, as defined in subdivision (d) , (e) , (g) , and (h) of Section 1250 , a congregate living facility, as defined in subdivision (i) of Section 1250 , or a hospice facility, as defined in subdivision (n) of Section 1250 , shall make reasonable efforts to contact the person named in the resident's admission agreement as the resident's contact person, or the resident's responsible person, within 24 hours after a significant change in the resident's health or mental status.

(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a residential care facility for the elderly, as defined in subdivision (k) of Section 1569.2 , shall make reasonable efforts to contact the person named in the resident's admission agreement as the resident's contact person, or the resident's responsible person, within 24 hours after a significant change in the resident's health or mental status.

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