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Bronx Center for Rehabilitation and Health Care: 43 Public Health Citations Since 2015

Bronx Center for RehabilitationPublicly available records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on March 27, 2019, indicate that Bronx Center for Rehabilitation & Health Care in the Bronx, 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 Bronx Center for Rehabilitation & Health Care.

Bronx Center for Rehabilitation & Health Care

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 22
Life Safety Code Citation 21
Total Citations 43
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 five inspections.

[Source: New York State Department of Health, accessed March 27, 2019]

Located in the Bronx, New York, Bronx Center for Rehabilitation & Health Care is owned by a private corporation and operated by Bronx Center for Rehabilitation & Health Care, LLC. It holds a total of 200 beds and provides baseline services, clinical laboratory services, and diagnostic radiology services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 86% and an occupancy rate of 98%. Its operating certificate number is 7000381N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 53 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 22 standard health citations, 21 life safety code violations, and one sanction.

In 2019 Bronx Center for Rehabilitation & Health Care received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding care plan timing and revision; drug regimen reviews; keeping residents free from unnecessary psychotropic medication; the prevention and control of infection; the testing and maintenance of electrical equipment; the storage of gas equipment; enclosures surrounding hazardous areas; and the installation of sprinkler systems. The facility has implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2017 Bronx Center for Rehabilitation & Health Care received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding corridors having firmly secured handrails; keeping drug regimens free from unnecessary drugs; the sanitary storage, preparation and services of food; the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards; housekeeping and maintenance services; confidentiality of records; the residents’ right to privacy in connection to sending and receiving unopened mail; the provision of services by qualified medical professionals in accordance with each resident’s plan of care; the testing and maintenance of electrical equipment; the testing and maintenance of fire alarm systems; the testing and maintenance of sprinkler systems; and the installation of sprinkler systems. he facility has implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2010 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated provisions of New York public health law regarding accidents and supervision; and administrative policies and practices. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $4,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Bronx Center for Rehabilitation & Health Care in the Bronx, 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.