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Tuesday, May 12, 2009 - 1:53pm


Notice to all Goodhue County Residents

Long Term Care Consultation Services, Minnesota Statute 256B.0911, mandates long term care consultation services for board and care and nursing home applicants. The purpose of this program is to help prevent or delay the need for nursing home care for our 65 years and older citizens, or disabled citizens, or chronically ill citizens. The screening will provide applicants and their families with information regarding alternative community resources and also specific information regarding individual nursing homes if nursing home placement is recommended. The screening is conducted by a public health nurse and may include a social worker and physician. You may contact the screening team for an appointment by calling 651-385-6100.

(May 12)