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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 →

Dangerous Nursing Homes in New York and Minnesota

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

February 16, 2014

The Gotham Gazette has investigated the New York City’s five worst nursing homes. It found that registered nurses only spend 18 minutes a day with each patient. One of the facilities investigated, Mosholu Parkway and Rehabilitation Center, was cited by Medicare for 11 health care deficiencies. This figure is more than double the average deficiencies for New York state nursing homes. Compare this New York facility’s 11 deficiencies against the St. Olaf Residence, an 80-bed nursing home in Minneapolis, which was cited… Read More →

Plymouth, Minnesota Nursing Home Resident Found with Maggots in Wounds

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

February 7, 2013

An elderly patient’s foot wounds became infested with maggots at the Mission Nursing Home in Plymouth, Minnesota, according to a story from Minnesota Public Radio.  An aide reported that the man developed a blister which went untreated for six days after the aide’s report. The wound did not receive attention until another aide “noticed two open wounds on the resident’s foot and saw maggots in both wounds.” The maggots were also found in the resident’s sock and shoe. The Minnesota Department… Read More →