Cost of Assisted Living in Minnesota
According to the 2012 A Place for Mom Senior Living Costs Survey, the median monthly cost to live in an assisted living one bedroom apartment in Minnesota is $2,981.
A Place for Mom uses the term “assisted living” to indicate that the community provides some level of assistance with daily living activities. It is not intended to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care.
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Assisted Living Rules and Regulations in Minnesota
It can be hard to know where to start when beginning the search for assisted living care for yourself or a loved one. Fortunately, many state regulatory agencies make assisted living records available online to help consumers choose a quality care community. Learn more about the transparency and accessibility of assisted living records in Minnesota.
Public Records and License Status
Minnesota provides an exceptional level of transparency when it comes to assisted living records. A comprehensive list of providers is published online annually but information about those facilities is refreshed every day.
To find a list of providers, visit Minnesota’s Health Care Facility and Provider Database. Select “housing with services” to find assisted living communities. The Complaint Information Database helps consumers find qualified complaints.
Violations and Resident Protection
Minnesota provides a list of current licensed assisted living communities online in a searchable form. They also provide information regarding inspections, complaints, survey results and violations. Although all information is not located in the same place, it is updated and consumers can search for violations.
Minnesota also provides information about special licensing for care and contact information for facilities. They do not provide information about facility capacity, payment types accepted or the pricing of the facility.
Minnesota does not have a mandatory inspection period and is not able to fine facilities for non-compliance.