CA Health & Safety Code Section 100147

For purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply:


“Long-term care” means a coordinated continuum of preventive, diagnostic, therapeutic, rehabilitative, supportive, and maintenance services that address the health, social and personal needs of older individuals and functionally-impaired adults who have restricted self-care capabilities. Long-term care may include licensed nursing facilities, adult residential care facilities, residential care facilities for the elderly, and home and community-based services.


“Systems of home and community based services” means an integrated continuum of service options available locally to older individuals and functionally-impaired adults through programs administered by the state for persons who seek to maximize self-care and independent living in the home or home-like environment.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 100147’s source at ca​.gov