Good Samaritan Society - Bethany Nursing Center Abuse and Neglect Lawyers

Good Samaritan Society - Bethany Nursing CenterNursing home negligence takes on many forms, where the nursing staff can misbehave, or other patients assault the resident because of a lack of supervision. Many nursing homes throughout Minnesota are understaffed, or the administration hires inadequately trained Nurses and Nurse’s Aides. Other nursing facilities did not follow acceptable practices for providing the utmost care.

If your loved one was injured while living in a Crow Wing County nursing facility, contact the Minnesota Nursing Home Law Center attorneys now for immediate legal intervention. Let our team of abuse prevention lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you receive monetary compensation for your damages.

Good Samaritan Society - Bethany Nursing Center

This facility is a 106-certified bed "non-profit" long-term care home providing services and cares to residents of Brainerd and Crow Wing County, Minnesota. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating center is located at:

804 Wright Street
Brainerd, Minnesota 56401
(218) 829-1407
Good Samaritan Society - Bethany Nursing Center

In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Good Samaritan Society - Bethany Nursing Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short-term and long term care.

The facility also provides comprehensive rehab services, wound care, assisted and independent living options, medically-complex care, respiratory care, bariatric care, pulmonary care, IV (intervenous) care, post-stroke care, enteral nutrition, pain management, hospice, oncology care, dementia and memory care, and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.

Financial Penalties and Violations

The federal government has the legal authority to penalize any nursing home that has violated rules and regulations that have harmed or could have harmed a nursing facility resident. These penalties include denial of payment for Medicare services are an imposed a monetary fine.

This nursing facility received three complaints and self-reported two serious issues over the last three years that resulted in violation citations. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the State of Minnesota Vulnerable Adult Protection and Elder Abuse Website.

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Brainerd Minnesota Nursing Home Safety Concerns

Two Stars Rating

The state of Minnesota and routinely update their comprehensive list of deficiencies online to reflect all violations

According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of two out of five stars, including one out of five stars concerning health inspections, five out of five stars for staffing issues and two out of five stars for quality measures.

  • Failure to Provide a Safe, Appropriate Pain Management Plan of Care for a Resident Who Requires Those Services – citation #F697 date August 28, 2018
  • The state investigators determined that the nursing home “failed to ensure opioid pain medication to control moderate to severe pain was administered timely for [2 residents] reviewed for pain control.” One resident “experienced actual harm when the facility failed to administer scheduled pain medication timely [to] control the resident’s pain.”

    A second resident “experienced actual harm when the facility failed to administer ‘as needed’ opioid pay medication when the resident’s pain was not managed.” One resident was receiving the pain medication “due to a spinal stenosis (narrowing of a passage).”

    In one case, the investigator answered the resident’s call light because the call light “had not been answered.” The investigator “entered the room and observed [the resident] lying in bed on his back” and asked “what his request had been.” The resident stated he was having pain.

    The resident stated that “he had to wait a long time for his call light to be answered [and that] very often there was a call light way time in this was common.” A Registered Nurse providing the resident care stated that he had not given the resident “any pain medication yet today [and] was informed by the investigator that [the resident] had complained of pain at 7:24 AM and had his call light on since 7:05 AM.”

    The Registered Nurse stated “he did not know [that the resident] needed a pain medication” which the RN then administered to the resident at 8:52 AM.

  • Failure to Provide Appropriate Pressure Ulcer Care Prevent New Ulcers from Developing – citation #F686 date April 20, 2018
  • The facility “failed to ensure timely repositioning/offloading was provided [to] minimize the risk or prevention of pressure ulcers from

    developing.” The investigation involved to residents “who were at risk for pressure ulcer development and requires staff assistance for repositioning.”

    One resident was “continuously observed resting in bed, positioned on her back. At no time during a continuous observation was the staff observed to enter the resident’s room to provide assistance with repositioning.”

Do You Have More Questions about Good Samaritan Society - Bethany Nursing Center? Team Help

Do you suspect that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment while living at Good Samaritan Society - Bethany Nursing Center? Contact the Minnesota nursing home abuse prevention lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Crow Wing County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Brainerd.

You will not be charged to discuss your case with our legal team during an initial, free case review. Also, we provide a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee. This promise means that you will owe us nothing until we have secured financial compensation on your behalf. All information you share with our law offices will remain confidential.


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