San Rafael Healthcare and Wellness Center

September 22nd, 2018

NUHW research helps lead to nursing home transparency law

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation this month requiring nursing home owners to provide more information about “insider” companies that may siphon scarce resources away from residents through nursing homes’ inflated payments for supplies, rents, and services. NUHW first raised concerns over the potential for nursing home operators to funnel profits into other companies in […]


June 29th, 2018

NUHW calls for migrant families to be immediately reunited

NUHW’s Executive Board unanimously passed a resolution Thursday, June 28 condemning President Trump’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policies and calling on his administration to immediately return migrant children to their parents. The resolution followed a statement signed by seven NUHW Executive vice presidents, who are also mental health clinicians, warning that the administration’s “zero-tolerance” approach risked causing […]


March 7th, 2018

NUHW members testify on understaffed nursing homes in Marin County

California’s largest nursing home company could be facing a campaign to wrest control of its two Marin County homes after workers and residents testified that both homes are chronically understaffed and under-resourced. “Given what we’ve heard, we feel they’re bad actors,” said Matt Myres, who chaired a Workers’ Rights Board hearing March 4 to look […]


March 1st, 2018

Workers’ Rights Board to hold Sunday hearing on troubled Marin nursing homes

The Workers’ Rights Board, a project of North Bay Jobs with Justice, is holding a public hearing on Sunday in Novato regarding accusations of poor patient care and working conditions provided by the Novato Healthcare Center and the San Rafael Healthcare and Wellness Center. NUHW-represented caregivers requested the hearing after the California Department of Public […]


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November 17th, 2017

Video: How Brius nursing home tycoon Shlomo Rechnitz bilks seniors, taxpayers

Watch how billionaire nursing home tycoon Shlomo Rechnitz bilks seniors and taxpayers by shifting Medicare and Medi-Cal dollars from his Brius nursing homes to other companies he controls. Rechnitz operates more than 80 nursing homes in California. Brius’ patient care record prompted former California Attorney General Kamala Harris to call Rechnitz a “serial violator” of nursing home rules. LA’s […]