Welcome to CALA
Members of the California Assisted Living Association are at the forefront of Assisted Living. They range from small independently operated communities, to large multi-national organizations, and from providers that cater to an active lifestyle to those that specialize in caring for residents with dementia throughout the state of California.
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Learn More About the CALA Board of Directors.
2013 Year in Review
Read about CALA’s 2013 accomplishments in protecting our model of care, educating providers, building our community, and showcasing our members.
News! Advocate of the Year
Deadline for Entries: January 31, 2014
Tell us about your advocacy accomplishments this year, and you could be honored as CALA’s 2013 Advocate of the Year. Or nominate a worthy colleague!
Health Care Reform
This collection of resources will help guide you as CALA examines how health care reform will affect Assisted Living providers, residents, and employees.
Rapid Response Team
Are you limited on time, but would like an opportunity to be an extension of CALA’s Public Policy Committee? Join our new Rapid Response Team!
Legislation of Interest to Assisted Living
Thousands of bills are being debated at the State Capitol. What’s of interest to Assisted Living professionals?
Education & Events
2014 CALA Conferences - Call for Proposals
Deadline: January 8, 2014
Do you have knowledge and experience that you are passionate about and are interested in sharing? Share your expertise - submit a proposal today!
Excellence in Service Awards – Northern CA Call for Nominations
Deadline: January 24, 2014
Are there individuals in your company or community whose dedication to providing outstanding care, service, or leadership stand out? CALA wants to help you honor those extraordinary individuals in northern California at the Spring Conference. Don't miss out on this once-a-year opportunity!
Advanced Leadership Workshop – Back by Popular Demand!
Leading in Assisted Living
March 6, 2014 – Irvine
Position yourself for success and career advancement by expanding your leadership skills. Whether you’re a department manager preparing to become an executive director, or an ED with aspirations for a corporate or regional position, this 1 day workshop will arm you with the skills you need to succeed. Approved for 8 CEUs. Seating is limited – register today!
Tools & Information
Acute Care Transfer Log
Hospitals want to know that Assisted Living can help keep readmission rates down. Download this log and learn how to use it to track emergency room transfers.
Medication Management FAQ
Learn the answers to frequently asked questions about medication management in Assisted Living, including the handling of specific medicines, hospice care, and training.
Are You in Full Compliance?
Ensure that your community is in compliance, boost consumer confidence, and promote the Assisted Living profession at the same time! CALA has just launched a new Comprehensive Compliance Audit with a professional third-party auditor to help providers achieve, maintain and acknowledge compliance.