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Baptist Health Nursing and Rehabilitation Center: 27 Department of Health Citations, 2 Sanctions

Baptist Health NursingPublicly available records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on March 26 and May 28, 2019, indicate that Baptist Health Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Scotia, New York has received citations and sanctions from the Department of Health. Our law firm is interested in hearing from patients who have complaints regarding Baptist Health Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Citations for Baptist Health Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

May 1, 2015 to April 30, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 19
Life Safety Code Citation 8
Total Citations 27
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 1
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 4.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of five inspections.

[Source: New York State Department of Health, accessed March 26 and May 28, 2019]

Located in Scotia, New York, Baptist Health Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is owned by a not-for-profit corporation and operated by Baptist Health Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Inc. It holds a total of 262 beds and provides baseline services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 84% and an occupancy rate of 84%. Its operating certificate number is 4620300N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 168 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 19 standard health citations, 8 life safety code violations, and two sanctions.

In 2018 Baptist Health Nursing and Rehabilitation Center received a citation in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the management of a resident’s pain. It implemented a plan of correction which was been approved by authorities.

In 2017 Baptist Health Nursing and Rehabilitation Center was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated provisions of New York public health law. It was ordered to pay a penalty of $2,000.

In 2017 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the dignity and respect of residents’ individuality; the maintenance of drug regimens free of unnecessary drugs; the control and prevention of infection; personal privacy and the confidentiality of records; and the treatment and prevention of pressure sores. It implemented a plan of correction which was been approved by authorities.

In 2016 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the control of infection and prevention of its spread; notification of changes such as injuries, decline in status or rooming assignments; and the provision of sufficient fluid to maintain hydration. It implemented a plan of correction which was been approved by authorities.

In 2016 the facility received a citation in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the investigation and reporting of alleged violations. The facility implemented a plan of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2016 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated provisions of New York public health law regarding the provision of the quality of care necessary to attain the resident’s highest practicable potential well being. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $10,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Baptist Health Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Scotia, 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.