Report 2016-126 Recommendation 7 Responses
Report 2016-126: California Department of Social Services: Its Caregiver Background Check Bureau Lacks Criminal History Information It Needs to Protect Vulnerable Populations in Licensed Care Facilities (Release Date: March 2017)
Recommendation #7 To: Social Services, Department of
To ensure that it more effectively shares, receives, and uses administrative action information, Social Services should amend its interagency agreements so that the agreements remain in effect indefinitely. It should begin amending its interagency agreements by July 2017.
Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From November 2018
All Interagency Agreements are fully executed, and each reflects that the agreements will remain in effect indefinitely or until cancelled or terminated. Refer to the attached copies of all executed agreements.
- Completion Date: October 2018
California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Fully Implemented
1-Year Agency Response
Department of Aging, Department of Public Health, and Emergency Medical Services Authority Interagency Agreements have been amended and reflect that the agreements will remain in effect indefinitely. The Department of Health Care Services agreement is still under review.
- Estimated Completion Date: May 2018
- Response Date: March 2018
California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Partially Implemented
6-Month Agency Response
See response to Recommendation 5.
- Estimated Completion Date: January 25, 2018
- Response Date: November 2017
California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Pending
60-Day Agency Response
See response to Recommendation 1.
- Estimated Completion Date: September 2017
- Response Date: May 2017
California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending
In its response, Social Services refers to recommendation one. This number is different than the numbers assigned to recommendations on our website. Social Services is referring to the recommendation that we have numbered five.
Agency responses received are posted verbatim.