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Alpine Rehabilitation and Nursing Center: 30 Health Citations, 1 Sanction

Public records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on March 25 and June 4, 2019, indicate that Alpine Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Little Falls, New York has received numerous citations from the Department of Health. Our law firm is interested in hearing from patients who have complaints regarding Alpine Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.

Citations for Alpine Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

May 1, 2015 to April 30, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 19
Life Safety Code Citation 11
Total Citations 30
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 0
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 0.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of four inspections.

[Source: New York State Department of Health, accessed March 25 and June 4, 2019]

Located in Little Falls, New York, Alpine Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is owned by a proprietary LLC corporation and operated by Palffy Group LLC Nursing Home, Inc. It holds a total of 80 beds and provides baseline services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 97% and an occupancy rate of 89%. Its operating certificate number is 2129303N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 35 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 19 standard health citations, 11 life safety code violations, and one sanction.

In 2018 Alpine Rehabilitation and Nursing Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the encoding and transmission of resident assessments, the prevention and control of infection, the maintenance of effective pest control programs, and the notification of changes such as injuries, decline in status, or room assignments. In connection with these findings, the facility implemented plans of correction which were approved by the Department of Health.

In 2017 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; the notification of rights, rules, services and charges; the maintenance of complete, accurate and acceptable resident records; the installation of fire alarm and sprinkler systems; and the maintenance of gas and electric utilities.

In 2015 Alpine Rehabilitation and Nursing Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the maintenance of an environment free from accident hazards, the investigation and reporting of alleged violations, the maintenance of an effective pest control program, the provision of sufficient fluid to maintain hydration, the provision of a therapeutic diets prescribed a physician, and the maintenance of a resident’s nutrition status unless otherwise is unavoidable. In connection with these findings, the facility implemented plans of correction which were approved by the Department of Health.

In 2014 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated provisions of public health law regarding the administration of nursing homes. In connection with these findings the facility was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $2,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Alpine Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Little Falls, 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.