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Minnesota’s nursing homes with the worst staffing ratings

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

September 16, 2014

The U.S. Government provides quality of care information on every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country, including over 15,000 nationwide. Medicare’s “Nursing Home Compare” data base has detailed information about every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country. Medicare has rated the staffing at the following eight Minnesota nursing homes as “Much Below Average” (the worst rating): Faribault Care Center, a 55-bed for-profit facility in Faribault, Minnesota, which also received a “Much Below Average” overall rating. Golden LivingCenter –… Read More →

Community Foundations Senior Living Resident Neglected in Subzero Temperatures

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

July 29, 2014

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has completed its investigation of neglect concerns at the Community Foundations Senior Living Facility in Maplewood, Minnesota.  A complaint was filed with the Department alleging that neglect of supervision occurred when a resident was found outside with a head and hand injury. The Department investigated the matter and found that the resident was out of the facility during the overnight hours in subzero temperatures for approximately seven and a half hours and when the… Read More →

Resident-to-Resident Assault in Minnesota Nursing Homes

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

March 12, 2013

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) completed its investigations of neglect concerns at two area nursing homes: North Ridge Care Center in New Hope and Bywood East Health Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Two separate complaints were filed with the MDH alleging that the facilities failed to adequately supervise residents with histories of aggressive and harassing behaviors. The MDH investigated the matter at North Ridge Care Center and found that although the resident had a well-documented history of violent behavior, the… Read More →