Recommendations for Safety and Quality Improvement Practices for Long-Term Care Services and Supports - Request for Information

Recommendations for Safety and Quality Improvement Practices for Long-Term Care Services and Supports - Request for Information

Instructions

Minnesota is seeking information about its vulnerable adult abuse reporting and investigation processes used by the Office of Health Facility Complaints. You can respond to this request for information by completing the Survey form: Recommendations for Safety and Quality Improvement Practices for Long-Term Care Services and Supports.

Complete each section of the form.

MDH will accept information from interested stakeholders from September 25 to October 10, 2017.

Questions

If you have question or would like the materials in another format, contact:
Office of Health Facility Complaints, Jada Fehn at 651-201-4228 or Kris Lohrke at 651-201-4215.

Background

In 2017, Minnesota Legislature passed a law (Chapter 6, Article 10, Section 142) directing the Commissioner of Health to consult with interested stakeholders on the following:

  • Potential systems improvements in the processes used by the Office of Health Facility Complaints (OHFC) to investigate reports of maltreatment of vulnerable adults. This includes reports received by OHFC and processes used to report maltreatment to OHFC.
  • Options for implementing prevention strategies, adopting alternative reporting approaches, and integrating proven patient safety and quality improvement practices and infrastructure for long-term care services and supports.

 

Updated Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 01:45PM