Blog

Beacon Rehabilitation and Nursing Center: Public Health Citations, Sanctions

Beacon Rehabilitation and NursingPublicly available records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on March 26, 2019, indicate that Beacon Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Rockaway Park, 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 Beacon Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.

Beacon Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 6
Life Safety Code Citation 7
Total Citations 13
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 26, 2019]

Located in Rockaway Park, New York, Beacon Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is owned by a private corporation and operated by OPOP LLC. It holds a total of 120 beds and provides baseline services and clinical laboratory services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 85% and an occupancy rate of 98%. Its operating certificate number is 7003401N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 44 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received six standard health citations, seven life safety code violations, and two sanctions.

In 2017 Beacon Rehabilitation and Nursing Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the proper care of residents reviewed for pressure ulcers; the storage of gas equipment; and the maintenance and testing of sprinkler systems.  In connection with these citations, the facility implemented a plan of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2017 Beacon Rehabilitation and Nursing Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the documentation for a resident’s transfer or discharge; the notification of requirements before a transfer or discharge; the notification of changes; and the preparation for a safe and orderly transfer or discharge. In connection with these citations, the facility implemented a plan of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2016 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding life safety code standards. The facility has since implemented a plan of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2017 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated provisions of New York public health law regarding transfer and discharge requirements. The facility was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $2,000.

In 2012 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated provisions of New York public health law regarding supervision and accidents, and facility administration. The facility was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $4,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Beacon Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Rockaway Park, 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.