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Health Facilities

To select all the licensed Long-Term Care facilities or Licensed Hospitals in California, click on "view all" or select a specific facility type below and click.

Long-Term Care (view all)

Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)
Skilled nursing facility is a health facility or a distinct part of a hospital which provides continuous skilled nursing care and supportive care to patients whose primary need is for availability of skilled nursing care on an extended basis. A skilled nursing facility provides 24-hours inpatient care and, as a minimum, includes physician, skilled nursing, dietary, pharmaceutical services and an activity program.

Intermediate Care Facility (ICF)
Intermediate care facility is a health facility, or a distinct part of a hospital or skilled nursing facility which provides inpatient care to patients who have need for skilled nursing supervision and need supportive care, but who do not require continuous nursing care.

Intermediate Care Facility – Developmentally Disabled (ICF-DD)
Intermediate care facility for the developmentally disabled is a health facility which provides care and support services to developmentally disabled clients whose primary need is for developmental services and who have a recurring but intermittent need for skilled nursing services.

Intermediate Care Facility – Developmentally Disabled Habilitative (ICF-DDH)
Intermediate care facility for the developmentally disabled habilitative is a health facility with a capacity of 4 to 15 beds which provides 24-hours personal care, habilitation, developmental, and supportive health services to 15 or fewer developmentally disabled person with intermittent recurring needs for nursing services, but have been certified by a physician and surgeon as not requiring availability of continuous skilled nursing care.

Intermediate Care Facility – Developmentally Disabled Nursing (ICF-DDN)
Intermediate care facility for the developmentally disabled – nursing is a health facility with a capacity of 4 to 15 beds that provides 24-hours personal care, developmental services, and nursing supervision for developmentally disabled person who have intermittent recurring needs for skilled nursing care but have been certified by a physician and surgeon as not requiring continuous skilled nursing care. The facility serves medically fragile person who have developmental disabilities or demonstrate significant developmental delay that may lead to a developmental disability if not treated.

Congregate Living Health Facility (CLHF)
Congregate living health facility is a residential home with a capacity of no more than 12 beds (except those operated by a city or county which may have a capacity of 59 beds), that provides inpatient care, including the following basic services: medical supervision, 24-hour skilled nursing and supportive care, pharmacy, dietary, social, recreational, and at least one type of the following services: services for persons who are mentally alert, physically disabled persons, who may be ventilator dependent; services for persons who have a diagnosis of terminal illness, a diagnosis of a life threatening illness, or both; services for persons who are catastrophically and severely disabled. The primary need of congregate living health facility residents shall be for availability of skilled nursing care on a recurring, intermittent, extended, or continuous basis. This care is generally less intense than that provided in general acute care hospitals but more intense than that provided in skilled nursing facilities.

Pediatric Day Health and Respite Care Facility (PDHRCF)
Pediatric Day health and respite care facility is a facility which provides an organized program of therapeutic social and day health activities and services and limited 24-hours inpatient respite care to medically fragile children 21 years of age or younger including terminally ill and technology dependent children.

Hospitals (view all)

General Acute Care Hospital (GACH)
General acute care hospital means a hospital, licensed by the Department, having a duly constituted governing body with overall administrative and professional responsibility and an organized medical staff which provides 24- hour inpatient care, including the following basic services: medical, nursing, surgical, anesthesia, laboratory, radiology, pharmacy, and dietary services. A general acute care hospital shall not include separate buildings which are used exclusively to house personnel or provide activities not related to hospital patients.

Acute Psychiatric Hospital (APH)
Acute psychiatric hospital means a hospital having a duly constituted governing body with overall administrative and professional responsibility and an organized medical staff which provides 24-hour inpatient care for mentally disordered, incompetent or other patients referred to in Division 5 (commencing with section 5000) or Division 6 (commencing with section 6000) of the Welfare and Institutions Code, including the following basic services: medical, nursing, rehabilitative, pharmacy and dietary services. An acute psychiatric hospital shall not include separate buildings which are used exclusively to house personnel or provide activities not related to hospital patients.