How to Check Out a Nursing Home in Minnesota
How to Check Out a Nursing Home -there was an excellent story this week in the Star & Tribune titled: To check a nursing home.
There was information for consumers and family members to check on the quality of nursing homes in Minnesota, including:
• Medicare Nursing Home Compare
• ‘Special Focus’ Facilities
• Minnesota Department of Health
• Complaint investigation
• Inspection Reports
To review this story see: To check a nursing home.
More information on Checking Out a Nursing Home or Other Care Facility
Minnesota state has several resources to review elder care facilities, including a way to search for health care providers complaints, facility certification regulation and licensing, resident and provider resources, and information on choosing a facility.
The state provides resources on choosing a facility including information onhttps://www.health.state.mn.us/facilities/regulation/choosefacility.html Nursing Home, Home Care and Other Survey, Inspection and Complaint Results.
Other information about quality of nursing homes in the state of Minnesota is available from the MDH including Frequently Asked Questions About Nursing and Boarding Care Home Inspections, and Minnesota Nursing Home Report Card. Another resource from the federal government are Medicare.gov Home Health Compare – Find a home health agency, and Medicare.gov Nursing Home Compare – Find a nursing home.
You can also receive this information and much more on my website, which has many resources for residents and family members of nursing home and other elder care facilities. See Minnesota Nursing Home Neglect – Resources.
This website is not intended to provide legal advice as each situation is different and specific factual information must be obtained before an attorney is able to assess the legal questions relevant to your situation.
If you or a loved one has suffered an injury from neglect or abuse in a nursing home or other care facility that serves the elderly in Minnesota please call Kenneth LaBore for a free consultation and information regarding the obligations of the facility and your rights as a resident or concerned family member. To contact Attorney Kenneth L. LaBore, directly please send an email to KlaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com or call Ken at 612-743-9048 or toll free at 1-888-452-6589.