The Good Sam Society Bethany is a 140-bed nursing home in Brainerd, MN owned and operated by the Good Samaritan Society. Like all nursing homes that participate in the Medicare/Medicaid program, The Good Sam Society Bethany is required to be in compliance with all state and federal regulations. Allegations of abuse or neglect in violation of these regulations are investigated by the Minnesota Department of Health. The findings of these investigations are part of the public record and are available for free on the internet. Click here to visit the investigation search page on the Minnesota Department of Health website.
Links to recent investigative findings for the Good Sam Society Bethany
- A nurse’;s assistant was observed slapping and hitting residents, swearing at residents, and regularly telling residents to urinate or defecate in their depends and briefs. Click here to view the investigative report.
- The department of health investigated the allegation that resident was neglected when he was hospitalized with a body temperature of 92 degrees and extremely low blood sugar after being given another resident’s medication by mistake. Click here to view the investigative report.
- A resident died from asphyxiation after having his jawbone caught in a bed siderail. The department of health investigated the allegation that his death was due to neglect. Click here to view the investigative report.
- A resident suffered a hip fracture, a subdural hematoma, and a brain contusion when she was dropped from a mechanical lift because a staff member did not clip the supports into place properly. Click here to view the investigative report.
If you believe that a loved one has suffered abuse or neglect at the Good Sam Society Behtany, take action and contact the Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm online or call us toll-free at (877) 552-2873 to set up a FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION.