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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 →

Minnesota’s nursing homes with the worst overall ratings

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

September 15, 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 assigned an overall rating of “Much Below Average” (the worst rating) to the following sixteen Minnesota nursing homes: Faribault Care Center, a 55-bed for-profit facility in Faribault, Minnesota. Golden LivingCenter – La Crescent, a 45-bed for-profit facility in La Crescent, Minnesota. Golden LivingCenter… Read More →

Neglect at Faribault Care Center Results in Resident Developing Cellulitis

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

July 2, 2014

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has completed its investigation of neglect concerns at the Faribault Care Center, a nursing home in Faribault, Minnesota.  A complaint was filed with the MDH alleging that neglect of care had caused a resident to develop cellulitis. The MDH also investigated additional complaints alleging that residents were not receiving requisite assistance with eating, dressing, and grooming and that the bathrooms were not clean. The MDH investigated the matter and found that the facility staff… Read More →

Details about the Faribault Care Center Nursing Home in Minnesota

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

September 7, 2013

Medicare rates nursing homes, including this 55-bed nursing home facility.  Medicare has assigned an overall rating to the Faribault Care Center as a “much below average” facility.  In addition, Medicare has assigned a “much below average” rating to the nursing home based on the government’s health inspections of the facility. In its recent inspection in February 2013, Faribault Care Center was cited with 16 health deficiencies (compared to the state average of 6.2). These include the facility’s: Failure to hire only… Read More →