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State regulators take control of Minneapolis nursing home

Health Dept. takes control of Mpls. nursing home as care violations mount


October 26, 2021


Twin City Gardens nursing home has been taken over by the Minneapolis Department of Health because of patient care lapses and financial difficulties. ] DAVID JOLES •

A Minneapolis nursing home has been taken over by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) because of nearly 20 care violations and crumbling finances.

Twin City Gardens nursing home, with 31 residents, will be under new management after a Ramsey County judge on Friday granted the department's request to place the facility into involuntary receivership.

"Twin City Gardens' numerous delinquent accounts and lack of supplies constitute an emergency," the Health Department told the court. "Its lack of food and medical supplies will present an immediate and serious threat to the residents' health and safety and creates an emergency situation where residents will not receive adequate care or nutrition."


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