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Bedford Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation: 46 Health Code Citations

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

Bedford Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 20
Life Safety Code Citation 26
Total Citations 46
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 1
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 2.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of five inspections.

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

Located in Brooklyn, New York, Beacon Rehabilitation and Nursing is owned by a private LLC and operated by Williamsburg Services, LLC. It holds a total of 200 beds and provides baseline services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 69% and an occupancy rate of 99%. Its operating certificate number is 7001805N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 30 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 20 standard health citations, 26 life safety code violations, and one sanction.

In 2018 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the timing and revision of care plans; the prevention and control of infections; the protection and management of residents’ personal funds; reasonable accommodations of residents’ needs and preferences; the illumination of means of egress; smoke detection equipment; and the installation of sprinkler systems. The facility has since implemented a plan of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2017 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding criminal history record check processes; maintaining resident drug regimens free from unnecessary drugs; the sanitary storage, preparation and storage of food; doors with self-closing devices; and elevators. The facility has since 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 control of infection and prevention of its spread; physician visits; the treatment and prevention of sores; personal privacy and confidentiality of records; and life safety code standards. The facility has since implemented a plan of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2011 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated provisions of New York public health law regarding the investigation the investigation and reporting of alleged violations; accidents and supervision; and administration. The facility was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $6,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Bedford Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Brooklyn, 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.