Minnesota: Assisted Living Licensure Rules Update and Updated Tools for Assisted Living Providers

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDPClinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare Notice of Adoption Announcement  The Minnesota Department of Health is pleased to announce the Notice of Adoption for the Rules Governing Assisted Living Facilities was published in the State Register on July 19, 2021. You may review the Notice of Adoption on the Minnesota State Register website, State Register…… Continue reading Minnesota: Assisted Living Licensure Rules Update and Updated Tools for Assisted Living Providers

Minnesota: Assisted Living Licensure Facilities

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare The Assisted Living Licensure (ALL) implementation date of August 1, 2021 is just around the corner.  Today, the Minnesota Department of Health posted names of facilities who will be regulated under this new licensure on their ALL webpage, view today’s list on the ALL website.…… Continue reading Minnesota: Assisted Living Licensure Facilities

Minnesota Assisted Living Providers: Upcoming Webinar – June 24, 2021

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare Assisted Living Teleconference Call Reminder! Date: Thursday, June 24, 2021Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.Topics: 1) Food and Kitchens Part 2                             2) Presentation on Appendix Z                  …… Continue reading Minnesota Assisted Living Providers: Upcoming Webinar – June 24, 2021

Minnesota Providers: Assisted Living Teleconference Call

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare Assisted Living Teleconference Call Save the Date! Date: Thursday, June 10, 2021Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.Topics: 1) Discussion about Staffing Requirements              2) Hear about Person Centered Care and Services in relation to               144G.63 and…… Continue reading Minnesota Providers: Assisted Living Teleconference Call

MN Applications for Assisted Living Licensure – Deadline Fast Approaching

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDPClinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare Submit ALL applications before May 25. Allow yourself time to follow up or respond to missing information and expedite approvals before June 1 submission deadline. Providers are encouraged to submit their application before May 25 to allow time to respond to missing information or documents needed…… Continue reading MN Applications for Assisted Living Licensure – Deadline Fast Approaching

Minnesota’s New Assisted Living Licensure Law/Upcoming Call

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare Provisional and Conversion Applications Now Open MDH’s Health Regulation Division is now accepting Assisted Living License applications for providers interested in providing assisted living services under Minnesota’s new Assisted Living Licensure law. The new Assisted Living Licensure becomes law August 1, 2021. What is the new…… Continue reading Minnesota’s New Assisted Living Licensure Law/Upcoming Call

Minnesota: Assisted Living Licensure Rules Report Update

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDPClinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare On March 29, 2021, Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Ann O’Reilly issued a Report regarding the Minnesota Department of Health’s (MDH’s) proposed rules governing assisted living licensure. Because ALJ O’Reilly disapproved some of the rule, she gave a copy of her Report and the hearing record to Chief…… Continue reading Minnesota: Assisted Living Licensure Rules Report Update

MDH Updates Dining and Activity Guidance for Assisted Living-Type Facilities

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has updated its guidance for dining and activities for assisted living-type facilities. This guidance for assisted living-type facilities will allow residents who are fully vaccinated to dine and participate in activities closer than 6 feet while still wearing masks as appropriate.  MDH…… Continue reading MDH Updates Dining and Activity Guidance for Assisted Living-Type Facilities

Minnesota Assisted Living Providers: Licensure Webpage Updates And Upcoming Task Force Meeting

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDPClinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has updated its Assisted Living Licensure webpage. MDH has posted two new documents: Additional Modifications to Proposed Rules (PDF) provides a description of additional modifications MDH is proposing to the Assisted Living Licensure Rules based on feedback received from stakeholders…… Continue reading Minnesota Assisted Living Providers: Licensure Webpage Updates And Upcoming Task Force Meeting