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Bronx Gardens Rehabilitation and Nursing Center: 38 Public Health Citations Since 2015

Bronx Gardens Rehabilitation Publicly available records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on March 27, 2019, indicate that Bronx Gardens Rehabilitation and Nursing Center 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 Gardens Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.

Bronx Gardens Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 24
Life Safety Code Citation 14
Total Citations 38
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 2
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 5.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of six inspections.

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

Located in the Bronx, New York, Bronx Gardens Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is owned by a private LLC and operated by SBNH Acquisition LLC. It holds a total of 199 beds and provides baseline services, adult day health care, and services for ventilator-dependent residents. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 78% and an occupancy rate of 98%. Its operating certificate number is 7000397N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 119 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 24 standard health citations, 14 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 care plan timing and revision; criminal history reviews; the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards; the provision of diets that meet the needs of each resident; enclosures surrounding hazardous areas; means of egress; portable fire extinguishers; ramps and other exits; smoke detection; the installation of sprinkler systems; and stairways and smoke-proof enclosures. The facility implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2017 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the development of comprehensive care plans; the dignity and respect of residents’ individuality; the labeling and storage of drugs and biologicals; the control of infection and prevention of its spread; the provision of medically related social services; and the testing and maintenance of electrical equipment. The facility implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2016 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the investigation and reporting of alleged violations; and keeping residents free of significant medication errors. The facility implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2017 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated provisions of New York public health law regarding significant medication errors. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $10,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Bronx Gardens Rehabilitation and Nursing Center 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.