Inhumane and Deadly Neglect Revealed in State Assisted Living Facilities Driven by Insufficient Funding for Regulatory Standards of Care and Oversight
Funded by Stevens Square Foundation.
In Honor of the Thousands of Who Have Suffered and Prematurely Died at Assisted Living Facilities Throughout Minnesota.
Legislative Reform of Assisted Living and Protections Must Pass in the 2019 Legislative Session
Elder Voice Family Advocates’ (Elder Voice) review of substantiated investigations reveals shocking deaths and suffering that need urgent solutions that only the Minnesota Legislature can remedy. We undertook this review of publicly available investigations data from the Minnesota Department of Health’s (MDH) Office of Health Facilities Complaints (OHFC) to get a clearer picture of what is happening in assisted living facilities throughout Minnesota and why is it happening. Elder Voice reviewed OHFC Investigative Reports of maltreatment in Assisted Living Facilities and identified many systemic problems.