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Albany County Nursing Home: Sanctions Allege Public Health Violations

Albany County Nursing HomePublic records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on March 25, 2019, indicate that Albany County Nursing Home in Albany, New York has received multiple citations and sanctions from the Department of Health. Our law firm is interested in hearing from patients who have complaints regarding Albany County Nursing Home.

Albany County Nursing Home

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 46
Life Safety Code Citation 16
Total Citations 62
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 2
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 3.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of eight inspections.

[Source: New York State Department of Health, accessed March 25, 2019]

Located in Riverhead, New York, Acadia Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation is owned and operated by the county of Albany. It holds a total of 250 beds and provides baseline services and diagnostic radiology. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 86% and an occupancy rate of 78%. Its operating certificate number is 0153302N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 68 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 46 standard health citations, 16 life safety code violations, and three sanctions.

In 2017 Acadia Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding administration, the development of comprehensive care plans, the maintenance of drug regimens that are free from unnecessary drugs, the keeping residents free from significant medication errors, and providing treatment and care for residents with special needs. In connection with these findings, the facility implemented plans of correction which were approved by the Department of Health.

In 2016 Acadia Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding facility administration, the investigation and reporting of alleged violations, the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food, the development of comprehensive care plans, and the provision of care and services that meet professional standards. In connection with these findings, the facility implemented plans of correction which were approved by the Department of Health.

In 2016 Acadia Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated provisions of public health law requiring nursing homes to maintain an accident-free environment. In connection with these findings, the facility was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $10,000.

In 2016 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated provisions of public health law requiring that nursing homes maintain an accident-free environment. The facility was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $20,000.

In 2015 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the development of comprehensive care plans, the dignity and respect of residents’ individuality, the control of infection and prevention of its spread, housekeeping and maintenance services, the provision of care and services for the resident’s highest well being,the provision of services by qualified persons in accordance with a resident’s personal care plan, and the provision of treatment of and services to prevent pressure sores. In connection with these findings, the facility implemented plans of correction which were approved by the Department of Health.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Acadia Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Albany, New York, call 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. Time to file your claim may be limited, so we suggest you avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.