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Sexual Abuse of Vulnerable Adults in Minnesota Care Facilities—Part 1

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

September 2, 2013

Regarding abuse of vulnerable adults, the Minnesota legislature has declared “that the public policy of this state is to protect adults who, because of physical or mental disability or dependency on institutional services, are particularly vulnerable to maltreatment; to assist in providing safe environments for vulnerable adults; and to provide safe institutional or residential services, community-based services, or living environments for vulnerable adults who have been maltreated. In addition, it is the policy of this state to require the reporting… Read More →

Details about the Westwood Health Care Center Nursing Home in Minnesota

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

May 9, 2013

This 105–bed nursing home received a “below average “ for its Health Inspections rating, according to Medicare’s 2012 annual inspection. Westwood Health Care Center was cited with several health deficiencies, including: Failure to hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents, or report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents; Failure to provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident; Failure to… Read More →