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 483. Each regulation sets for the minimum standard of care which
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.
Results from a survey dated August 18, 2016, indicated that Lakeside Medical Center 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.
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.
Community Memorial Hospital Cloquet Complaint Findings for Medication Administration In a report concluded on January 10, 2013, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Community Memorial Hospital Cloquet for medication administration. It is alleged that the facility is not following standards for medication administration
Management of Nursing Home Taken Over by Minnesota State Officials The Minnesota Department of Health made the decision to take over a Minneapolis nursing home, stating that it violated regulations and suffered from management issues. The move occurred two months