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Home Care and Assisted Living Program Licensing, Survey, and Enforcement Modifications Emergency Executive Order 20-32, issued on April 8, 2020, adopted into Minnesota Session Laws, Chapter 74, Article 1, Section 13, allows the Commissioner of Health to temporarily delay, waive, or modify certain requirements so that the Minnesota Department of Health, and providers, can take…

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Office of Health Facility Complaints (OHFC) Investigation, Background Study, and Enforcement Modifications Emergency Executive Order 20-32, issued on April 8, 2020, adopted into Minnesota Session Laws, Chapter 74, Article 1, Section 13, allows the Commissioner of Health to temporarily delay, waive, or modify certain requirements so that the Minnesota Department of Health and providers can…

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Staffing overview FINAL   Minnesota is experiencing an increase in cases of COVID-19, including in long-term care facilities. Staff exposure, in many cases the result of community transmission, has a significant impact on facilities and increases the risk of transmitting the virus to residents. The spread of COVID-19 in long-term care is of great concern.…

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Summary of Resources for LTC Facilities   Minnesota is experiencing an increase in cases of COVID-19, including in long-term care facilities. Staff exposure, in many cases the result of community transmission, has a significant impact on facilities and increases the risk of transmitting the virus to residents. The spread of COVID-19 in long-term care is…

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Final Assisted Living Licensure Rules Advisory Committee Meeting You are receiving this information because we believe you may be interested in developments surrounding the new assisted living licensure in Minnesota, scheduled to go into effect on Aug. 1, 2021. The final meeting of the Assisted Living Rules Advisory Committee (RAC) is scheduled for Nov. 5,…

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  The Minnesota Department of Health is proposing new rules governing assisted living facilities, chapter 4659. You are receiving this message because you may want or need to know about developments affecting assisted living services in Minnesota. The new assisted living licensure will go into effect on August 1, 2021. The proposed rules are available…

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 The Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) invites qualified candidates to apply to serve on the newly formed Resident Quality of Care and Outcomes Taskforce. The task force was created as part of new legislation creating an assisted living licensure in Minnesota. The purpose of the task force is to support providers of…

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At the September monthly meeting of the St. Paul Senior Workers Association, Dr. John E. Brose, presented a CEU on “Increasing Behavioral Health Competence in Care Centers.” Brose, PhD, LP, LADC, LMFT is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and the owner and Clinic Director of Associated Clinic of Psychologist. He was also named 2020 Gerontologist of…

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https://bethjacob.nirsham.com/form/abcs-of-medicare Sunday, August 16; 2 Sessions: 10:30 am & 1 pm You don’t know what you don’t know–if you are approaching 65, or you have exceeded 65 and have questions about Medicare, this is your opportunity to learn and ask questions. Harvey Perle, licensed agent, will inform you in a no-pressure presentation with plenty of room for…

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The Senior LinkAge Line® is a service of the Minnesota Board on Aging in partnership with Minnesota’s Area Agencies on Aging. It is a free service of the state of Minnesota that connects older Minnesotans and their families with the help they need. Call 800-333-2433 for more information

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