Minnesota Nursing Home Rehabilitative Services Standards
Minnesota Nursing Home Rehabilitative Services Standards

Minnesota Nursing Home Rehabilitative Services Regulations

Pursuant to Minnesota Administrative Rule 4658.1200, SPECIALIZED REHABILITATIVE SERVICES, Subpart 1., definitions. For purposes of this part, the following terms have the meanings given them.

A. “Qualified personnel” means professional staff who are licensed, certified, or registered in accordance with applicable state laws and rules, and are educated to perform the particular service safely and competently.

B. “Specialized rehabilitative services” means restorative therapy and specialized maintenance therapy including, but not limited to, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy.

Subp. 2.  If specialized rehabilitative services are required in the resident’s comprehensive plan of care, the nursing home must:

A. provide the required services; or

B. obtain the required services from an outside source according to part 4658.0075.

Subp. 3. Qualified personnel. Specialized rehabilitative services must be provided by qualified personnel under the written order of a physician or other health care practitioner authorized to prescribe.

Penalties for Violations of Specialized Rehabilitative Rules


Penalty assessments will be assessed on a daily basis for violations of part 4658.1200 and are as follows:

A. part 4658.1200, subpart 2, $350; and

B. part 4658.1200, subpart 3, $300.

Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Attorney Kenneth LaBore has decades of experience and handles the following types of elder abuse claims and others:

Fall injury / Injuries

Medication Errors



Physical Abuse

Infectious Disease

Sexual Abuse

Wandering & Elopement

Infectious Diseases (MRSA, C-Diff)

Elder Burn Injuries

Choking & Asphyxiation

Breathing Tube Care

Urinary Infections & Sepsis

Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

Violation of Resident Rights

Nursing Home Suspicions

Patient Lift Injuries and Other Improper Use of Medical Equipment

Wrongful Death

For a Free Consultation to obtain information on how to hold negligent wrongdoers accountable from an experienced elder abuse attorney contact Minneapolis Elder Abuse Neglect Attorney Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048 or Toll Free at 1-888-452-6589, email: KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com.

Rehabilitative Services Standards for Minnesota Nursing Homes
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