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Good Samaritan Society - Comforcare

1201 17th St. NE, Austin, MN 55912
(507) 437-4526

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Good Samaritan Society - Comforcare

Good Samaritan Society – Comforcare

1201 17th St. NE
Austin, MN 55912

 

(507) 437-4526 

(nursing home, rehab)


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Sometimes, when a person has worked somewhere for so long, their job becomes their second home. That is the case for Maribeth Walton, who has worked at Good Samaritan Society –  Albert Lea and Good Samaritan Society – Comforcare for almost 40 years. Read her story in the Albert Lea Tribune.

 

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Administrators at Good Samaritan Society nursing homes in Minnesota applaud new state legislation they say demonstrates the value of residents and staff who provide excellent care.

 

The Minnesota Legislature recently passed the Senior Care Reimbursement Reform Bill, which gives $138 million in additional funding to nursing homes.

 

Previous Minnesota budget cuts tied to Medicaid reimbursements created a funding gap that hit rural nursing homes hardest.

 

This bill means nursing homes in rural areas now will be reimbursed at the same rate as nursing homes in metro areas of the state.

 

Adam Coe, administrator at Good Samaritan Society – International Falls, says the bill addresses the “true costs” of senior care: investments in staff, buildings and equipment.


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Choosing a post-acute rehabilitation services center for yourself or someone you love is a big decision, but considering these five things can help you make the right choice.

 

1. What is post-acute rehabilitation?

Post-acute rehab — sometimes known as rehab therapy, sub-acute or transitional care — is designed for individuals of all ages who are rehabilitating and recovering following hospitalization from elective surgery, serious injury or illness.

 

Post-acute rehab offers a 24-hour multi-disciplinary focus emphasizing body, mind and soul to help people recover and return home.


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