Required Physician Services in Nursing Homes Pursuant to federal regulations 42 CFR § 483.30, physician services. A physician must personally approve in writing a recommendation that an individual be admitted to a facility. Each resident must remain under the care of a physician. A physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, or clinical nurse specialist must provide orders for […]
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According to 42 CFR § 483.25, quality care is a fundamental principle that applies to all treatment and care provided to facility residents.
Elder Abuse is a Crime According to the Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota’s Vulnerable Adults Act was originally adopted in 1980; it was substantially revised in 1995 and 2009 and continues to be updated as needed. The law covers several key points: who is considered a vulnerable adult; how maltreatment is defined; who is required to […]
The resident has the right to be free from abuse, neglect, misappropriation of resident property, and exploitation as defined in this subpart.
The resident has the right to voice grievances to the facility or other agency or entity that hears grievances without discrimination or reprisal and without fear of discrimination or reprisal