Federal Requirements for Nursing Homes and Long Term Care Facilities Federal Requirements for Long Term Care Facilities – 42 CFR 483 The federal requirements and regulations for long term care facilities also known as nursing homes are contained at 42 CFR
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 Regulations and Information About Long Term Care Providers and Care Issues for Residents and Family Members
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.
Allegations of physical and sexual abuse as well as neglect are investigated administratively by the Minnesota Department of Health, Office of Health Facility Complaints, (OHFC).
Minnesota Nursing Home Survey Information According to CMS Medicare.gov, the inspection results are recorded in a form called (HCFA-2567) where deficiencies in the quality of care in the nursing home are recorded. The inspections assess whether facilities are meeting “minimum”
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid CMS creates a special focus facility list of nursing homes that have a history of serious quality issues and are included in a program designed to seek improvement in care.
Falls in Nursing Homes – Unnecessarily Commonplace There are many forms of elder abuse and neglect in nursing homes usually due to a shortage of well trained staff and a lack of management oversight. Many common forms of elder abuse in
Competent Staff in Nursing Homes is a Federal Mandate Minnesota law requires that a nursing home must have on duty at all times a sufficient number of qualified nursing personnel, including registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and nursing assistants and
Brainerd Elder Abuse and Neglect Attorney Kenneth LaBore Brainerd Elder Abuse Attorney Kenneth L. LaBore is experienced in handling complex medical malpractice cases including nursing home neglect and abuse cases. Mr. LaBore has held elder care facilities across the state accountable for their