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Brookhaven Health Care Facility: 9 Public Health Citations, 1 Sanction

Brookhaven Health Care FacilityPublicly available records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on March 27, 2019, indicate that Brookhaven Health Care Facility in Patchogue, 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 Brookhaven Health Care Facility.

Brookhaven Health Care Facility: 18 Complaints, 9 Public Health Citations

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 7
Life Safety Code Citation 2
Total Citations 9
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 three inspections.

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

Located in Patchogue, New York, Brookhaven Health Care Facility is owned by a private LLC and operated by Brookhaven Health Care Facility LLC. It holds a total of 160 beds and provides baseline services, outpatient occupational therapy, outpatient physical therapy, outpatient speech language pathology therapy, and short-term respite care. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 96% and an occupancy rate of 97%. Its operating certificate number is 5123304N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 18 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 7 standard health citations, 2 life safety code violations, and one sanction.

In 2018 Brookhaven Health Care Facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the accuracy of assessments; keeping residents free from unnecessary psychotropic medications; and the installation of sprinkler systems. The facility implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2016 Brookhaven Health Care Facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding comprehensive assessments and residents’ right to participate in the development and implementation of their plans of care. The facility implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2016 Brookhaven Health Care 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; housekeeping and maintenance services; and pharmaceutical services. 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 the provision of a quality of care that allows residents to attain their highest practicable potential well-being; and resident assessment services that meet professional standards. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $12,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Brookhaven Health Care Facility in Patchogue, 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.