Minnesota Nursing Home Survey Findings According to the Minnesota Department of Health, Health Regulation Division, under a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), is responsible for ensuring that facilities accepting Medicare and Medicaid payment for services
Minnesota Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements Nursing homes cannot seek pre-dispute arbitration agreement as condition for admission. Pursuant to federal regulations 42 CFR 483.70(n), binding arbitration agreements. (1) A facility must not enter into a pre-dispute agreement for binding arbitration with
Minnesota Nursing Home Injuries There are many ways that residents suffer nursing home injuries, many are falls, being dropped from lifts or injured in transfer, falls from the toilet or in the shower, fall from bed or out of a
Minnesota Assisted Living Assault Assisted living facilities deal with people with cognitive deficiencies with a wide range of abilities and risks for each resident. Some residents are very mobile and active and other need assistance with transfer and other activities
Memory Care Assault Due to Lack of Supervision Due to the fact that many of the residents have Alzheimer’s or dementia memory care assault is a real risk that needs to be addressed. Well trained staff who know how to
Memory Care Falls Result in Part Due to Lack of Training Falls in memory care and other elder care facilities are common occurrences. The resident’s usually have Alzheimer’s or dementia and are prone to confusion and many are able to
Resources for Selecting an Elder Care Facility Selecting an elder care facility is a difficult and import decision. The resident or family member needs to consider many factors including the location, costs, payment sources such as Medicaid and Minnesota Elder
The following are issues related to finding a nursing home and prevention of elder abuse and neglect, related state and federal regulations as well as ways to research and get information about facilities and providers and types of injuries often suffered by residents who do not receive proper care.
According to Minnesota Statute 626.5772, Subd. 2, “abuse” can include many things, including: an act against a vulnerable adult that constitutes a violation of, an attempt to violate, or aiding and abetting a violation of an assault, the use of drugs to injure or facilitate crime
Results from a survey dated May 12, 2016, indicated that Chris Jensen Health and Rehabilitation Center in Duluth Minnesota had deficiencies which were severe enough to place them on dubious list of special focus facility list of nursing homes with high numbers of serious deficiencies.