Minnesota Nursing Home Capacity Requirements
According to Minnesota Administrative Rule 4658.0030 CAPACITY PRESCRIBED, each license must specify the maximum allowable number of residents to be cared for at any one time. No number of residents in excess of that number may reside in the nursing home. The maximum number of licensed beds is determined by the amount of space that is available in the facility as specified in chapter 4660.
Information on Facilities and Capacity
PATIENT OR RESIDENT AREAS
BEDROOM CAPACITIES, NEW CONSTRUCTION.
LOCATION OF BEDROOMS, EXISTING AND NEW.
USABLE FLOOR AREA.
WINDOWS, NEW CONSTRUCTION.
BEDROOM DOORS, NEW CONSTRUCTION.
CUBICLE CURTAINS, EXISTING AND NEW.
CORRIDORS, NEW CONSTRUCTION.
CLEAN LINEN STORAGE, EXISTING AND NEW.
NOURISHMENT AREA, NEW CONSTRUCTION.
PROVISION OF RESIDENT TOILET ROOMS, NEW CONSTRUCTION.
TOILET ROOM LAYOUT, NEW CONSTRUCTION.
RESIDENT TOILET-BATH COMBINATIONS.
CENTRAL BATHING AREA.
STORAGE ROOM, NEW CONSTRUCTION.
JANITOR’S CLOSET, NEW CONSTRUCTION.
DRINKING FOUNTAINS, NEW CONSTRUCTION.
ROOM NUMBERING, EXISTING AND NEW.
STAFF HOUSING, EXISTING AND NEW.
MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS, EXISTING AND NEW.
For more information about resident capacity and facility requirements or other questions about elder abuse and neglect contact Nursing Home Neglect Attorney Kenneth LaBore for a free consultation at 612-743-9048 or by email at KLaBore @ MNnursinghomeneglect.com.