Report 2016-126 Recommendation 8 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 #8 To: Social Services, Department of

To ensure that it more effectively shares, receives, and uses administrative action information, Social Services should, as it receives administrative action information from other departments, share this information with the county agencies that perform licensing duties on its behalf.

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

Social Services indicates in its response to recommendation 5 that it is hoping to finalize the interagency agreements to share administrative action information by December 2017. We look forward to seeing Social Services' progress at the one-year response date.

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.

All Recommendations in 2016-126

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.