US CMS Offers Guide
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services offer “Your Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home”. There is also a Medicare.gov Nursing Home Compare site and a Medicare.gov, Home Health Compare.
More Information Beyond Guide for Choosing a Nursing Home
In Minnesota there are additional resources that you can use to assist in selecting or guide for choosing a nursing home or care facility for a senior or vulnerable adult. The Minnesota Department of Health, Office of Health Facility Complaints allows you to review facilities for past inconclusive, un-substantiated and substantiated care and regulation deficiencies issues. There is also a link of the Medicare/Medicaid Surveys conducted on a regular basis of each nursing home or assisted living, or home care and also show areas where there are quality of care or issues that affect quality of daily life of residents.
Choosing a Nursing Home in Minnesota
There are additional resources including MinnesotaHelp – A Statewide database of community resources, Minnesota Nursing Home Report Card and more information about licensure, regulations and more available at the state site.
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 contact our firm 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 for a free consultation please send an email to KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com or call Ken at 612-743-9048 or toll free at 1-888-452-6589.