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Public Notice

The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) entered into an Agreement called a Program Improvement Plan (PIP) with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) beginning January 16, 2014, to address deficiencies in the Intermediate Care Facilities (ICF) at Porterville and Fairview Developmental Centers that were identified in surveys completed by CDPH in 2013. In addition, an Agreement was reached between CDPH and DDS for the monitoring and oversight of Lanterman Developmental Center to ensure services are being fully met during its closure activities. DDS recognizes these actions are necessary to ensure the health and safety of residents at the Centers and improvements have already been made. These Agreements constitute a "stay" of termination from the Medicaid/Medi-Cal Program for all of the Centers' ICF units and continues the federal funding.

Fairview Developmental Center

Porterville Developmental Center

Lanterman Developmental Center

Last Updated: 1/17/2014