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Minnesota’s nursing homes with the worst overall ratings

By | Faribault Care Center, Golden LivingCenter, Golden LivingCenter - La Crescent, Golden LivingCenter - Warroad, Jourdain/Perpich Extended Care Center, Knute Nelson, Little Falls Care Center, Mission Nursing Home, Nursing Home Overview, Nursing Home Resources, Owatonna Care Center, Ramsey Care Center, St. Michaels Health & Rehab Center, St. Raphael's Health and Rehab Nursing Home, Sterling Park Health Care Center, The Villa at Bryn Mawr, The Villa at Osseo, Truman Senior Living, Warroad Care Center

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…

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Dangerous Nursing Homes in New York and Minnesota

By | Mission Nursing Home, Neglect, Nursing Home Overview, St. Olaf Residence

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…

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Updated Details About the Ramsey Care Center Nursing Home in Minnesota

By | Neglect, Nursing Home Overview, Ramsey Care Center

On March 29, 2013, we reported in our blog that this 178-bed nursing home had received a rating of “much below average” in its Overall, Health Inspection, and Staffing ratings, according to Medicare’s annual 2012 report. Unfortunately, based on Medicare’s 2013 report, the Ramsey County Care Center still is rated…

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Kaiser Foundation Overview of Nursing Facilities: Minnesota Nursing Homes Compared to National Average (Part 6 of 6)

By | News, Nursing Home Overview, Nursing Home Resources

For consumers to get an idea of the state of nursing homes in Minnesota, it is helpful to look at the national average for a number of select statistics for comparative purposes. For instance, in 2011, Minnesota had 381 nursing home facilities open and operating. For the same year, the…

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Kaiser Foundation Overview of Nursing Facilities: Putting It All Into Perspective (Part 5 of 6)

By | News, Nursing Home Overview, Nursing Home Resources

The last 5 years of relevant data indicates a relatively stable current state of long-term healthcare in the U.S. However, because of demographic changes predicted for the future, the associated data will become increasingly dynamic. In the coming future, a majority of people over the age of 65 will need…

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Kaiser Foundation Overview of Nursing Facilities: Who Owns Nursing Homes and How Nursing Homes are Financed (Part 4 of 6)

By | News, Nursing Home Overview, Nursing Home Resources

When discussing the big-picture state of nursing homes in the U.S., it is important to look at who owns nursing homes. Research indicates that for-profit and/or corporate (all of which are referred to as “proprietary”) nursing homes are associated with poorer performance than non-profit or government-owned facilities. Nationally, 68 percent…

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