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Bridgewater Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing: 41 Public Health Citations

Bridgewater CenterPublicly available records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on March 27, 2019, indicate that Bridgewater Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing in Binghamton, New York has received citations and a sanction from the Department of Health. Our law firm is interested in hearing from patients who have complaints regarding Bridgewater Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing.

Bridgewater Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 28
Life Safety Code Citation 13
Total Citations 41
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 27, 2019]

Located in Binghamton, New York, Bridgewater Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing is owned by a private LLC and operated by Bridgewater Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing LLC. It holds a total of 356 beds and provides baseline services and services for ventilator-dependent residents. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 96% and an occupancy rate of 86%. Its operating certificate number is 0301308N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 204 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 28 standard health citations, 13 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 discharge planning processes; the labeling and storage of drugs and biologicals; the provision of services that meet professional standards; the testing and maintenance of electrical equipment; the testing and maintenance of sprinkler systems; and smoke detection. In connection with these citations, the facility implemented plans of correction approved by authorities.

In 2017 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the maintenance of drug regimens free from unnecessary drugs; the provision of activities that meet the interests and needs of each resident; the effective administration of each facility so as to attain each resident’s highest practicable potential well-being; keeping residents free of significant medication errors; the resident’s right to refuse treatment and formulate advance directives; the treatment and prevention of pressure sores; the maintenance of complete, accurate and acceptable resident records; and the installation of sprinkler systems. In connection with these citations, the facility implemented plans of correction approved by authorities.

In 2013 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated provisions of New York public health law regarding written plans for emergency disasters; and emergency procedures and drills. In connection with this sanction, the facility was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $4,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Bridgewater Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing in Binghamton, 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.