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  Assisted Living Licensure Resident Quality of Care and Outcomes Improvement Task Force Date: January 4, 2021 Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm CST Topic: Discuss and finalize charter. In addition, the task force will establish meeting routine and discuss initial ideas for identifying best practices recommendations. Meeting number (access code): 146 649 5510 Meeting password:…

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Assisted Living Licensure Rule Comment Period Now Open The Minnesota Department of Health has opened the official public comment period for new rules that will help establish an assisted living license for senior care facilities in Minnesota. The authority for these rules comes from groundbreaking reform legislation passed by the Minnesota Legislature and signed into…

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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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Presentation: Senior Workers June 2020 Policy Meeting Take-Aways: Now that Age-Friendly MN has launched, what work is being done? Learn about what becoming an Age-Friendly community entails and how the state is intending to participate in this process. Gain a better understanding of the Age-Friendly Community approval process and the role you can play in…

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