Resident and Provider Information

Patient Bill of Rights

Patient, Resident and Home Care Bill of Rights can be viewed in English, Spanish, Hmong, Somali, Russian, Laotian, Arabic, Khmer, Oromo, and Vietnamese.
Documents included are:

  • Minnesota Patient Bill of Rights (Hospitals)
  • Resident Bill of Rights (Nursing Homes)
  • Combined Bill of Rights for Hospice
  • Minnesota Hospice Bill of Rights
  • Minnesota Outpatient Surgical Center Patient's Bill of Rights
  • Minnesota Home Care Bill of Rights
  • Combined Bill of Rights for Home Care
  • Minnesota Home Care Bill of Rights for Assisted Living Clients
  • Combined Bill of Rights for Assisted Living Clients
  • Minnesota Home Care Bill of Rights for Home Care Services Exempted from Licensure

Health Care Provider Directory/Statistics

Advance Directives

Voting and Residential Facilities

Links to information on the Secretary of State's web site about voting information for Residents and Employees of Residential Facilities.

Long Term Care Information

  • MDH Long Term Care Issues Ad Hoc Committee
    This Web site was created for Long Term Care Issues Ad Hoc Committee members and interested others to have easier access to the information that has been distributed or discussed at committee meetings. This site will also provide links to long-term care information that may benefit continued discussion of the committee and subcommittees.

  • Nursing Home Survey Process Power Point Presentation
    Members of the public can download and use this power point presentation on the Federal Nursing Home Survey Process. For further information specifics of the nursing home survey process, refer to Nursing Home State Operations Manual on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid website.

  • 2005 Quality Improvement Plan for the Nursing Facility Survey Process.

  • Nursing and Boarding Care Home Inspections:
    Information for Residents, Families and Visitors. This publication has been produced in a LARGE FONT to accommodate those with visual difficulties.

  • Nursing homes in your area.
    Nursing home compare-inspection results, guide to choosing a nursing home, resident and compliance information regarding Medicare and Medicaid regulations (Federal Medicare Website).
    A statewide database of community resources with special topic areas containing resources for older adults.
    The Eldercare Locator is a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging. The service links those who need assistance with state and local area agencies on aging and community-based organizations that serve older adults and their caregivers
  • Senior LinkAge Line® is a free information and assistance service that makes it easy for seniors and their families to find community services. Contact the Senior LinkAge Line® at (800) 333-2433 or by email at
  • Safety Without Restraints
Updated Friday, July 11, 2014 at 12:16PM