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Brookhaven Rehabilitation and Health Care Center: 33 Public Health Citations Since 2015

Brookhaven Rehabilitation & Health CarePublicly available records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on March 27, 2019, indicate that Brookhaven Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Far Rockaway, 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 Rehabilitation & Health Care Center.

Brookhaven Rehabilitation & Health Care Center

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 17
Life Safety Code Citation 16
Total Citations 33
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 2
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 6.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of six inspections; records also list one inspection that resulted in no citations.

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

Located in Far Rockaway, New York, Brookhaven Rehabilitation & Health Care Center is owned by a private LLC and operated by Brookhaven Rehabilitation & Health Care Center LLC. It holds a total of 298 beds and provides baseline services, clinical laboratory services, and diagnostic radiology. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 91% and an occupancy rate of 98%. Its operating certificate number is 7003399N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 111 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 17 standard health citations, 16 life safety code violations, and one sanction.

In 2018 the facility received a citation in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding health provider network access and reporting. It implemented a plan of correction approved by authorities.

In 2018 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding dialysis; the provision of menus that meet residents’ needs; resident room furniture; egress doors; fire drills; the enclosure of hazardous areas; and stairways and smoke-proof enclosures. It implemented plans of correction approved by authorities.

In 2016 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; housekeeping and maintenance services; the provision of medically related social services; and life safety code standards. It has since implemented plans of correction approved by authorities.

In 2009 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated provisions of New York public health law regarding the quality of care provided to residents. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $2,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Brookhaven Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Far Rockaway, 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.