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 […]
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The resident has the right to be free from abuse, neglect, misappropriation of resident property, and exploitation as defined in this subpart.
Residents have the Right to Know Services to be Provided to them at Nursing Home. The right to know services which are billed is a necessary and essential right to facilitate the tracking of medical services and the resulting charges against the intended care plan for the resident. To establish the effectiveness of any rehabilitative […]
Nursing Home Residents Have the Right to Know Charges Nursing home residents and their legal representatives have a right to know charges and the specific services for which the resident is being charged. It is important to ensure that a resident is receiving all the cares and medical treatments which are needed pursuant to the resident’s […]
Assisting Living Facilities Abuse and Neglect When someone moves into a building that offers Assisted Living Services they are required to a rental agreement or lease which covers the occupancy issues of the apartment or living space. Additionally, the resident is required to sign a Service Agreement which deals with the particular services to be […]