Courage Residence Golden Valley Complaint Findings for Patient Rights
In a report concluded on March 29, 2012, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Courage Residence Golden Valley for patient rights.
The allegation is a violation of resident rights based on the following: Resident #1 was discharged without a notice.
Substantiated Violation of Patient Rights Courage Residence Golden Valley
According to Minnesota 144.292 § Subd. 1, patients have the rights specified in this section regarding the treatment the patient receives and the patient’s health record. According to § Subd. 4, a provider shall provide to patients, in a clear and conspicuous manner, a written notice concerning practices and rights with respect to access to health records. The notice must include an explanation of:
(1) disclosures of health records that may be made without the written consent of the patient, including the type of records and to whom the records may be disclosed; and
(2) the right of the patient to have access to and obtain copies of the patient’s health records and other information about the patient that is maintained by the provider.
The notice requirements of this subdivision are satisfied if the notice is included with the notice and copy of the patient and resident bill of rights under section 144.652 or if it is displayed prominently in the provider’s place of business. The commissioner of health shall develop the notice required in this subdivision and publish it in the State Register.
For more information from the Minnesota Department of Health, Office of Health Facility Complaints concerning nursing homes, assisted living and other elder care providers view resolved complaints at the MDH website.
If you have concerns about patient or resident rights or any other form of elder abuse or neglect contact Minnesota Elder Abuse Attorney Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048 or toll free at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com