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Brooklyn United Methodist Church Home: 18 Public Health Citations, 1 Sanction

Brooklyn United Methodist ChurchPublicly available records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on March 28, 2019, indicate that Brooklyn United Methodist Church Home in Brooklyn, 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 Brooklyn United Methodist Church Home.

Brooklyn United Methodist Church Home

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 6
Life Safety Code Citation 12
Total Citations 18
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 28, 2019]

Located in Brooklyn, New York, Brooklyn United Methodist Church Home is owned by a not-for-profit corporation and operated by Brooklyn United Methodist Church Home Inc. It holds a total of 120 beds and provides baseline services, adult day health, clinical laboratory services, and diagnostic radiology services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 91% and an occupancy rate of 99%. Its operating certificate number is 7001308N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 50 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 6 standard health citations, 12 life safety code violations, and one sanction.

In January 2019 Brooklyn United Methodist Church Home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the keeping residents free from unnecessary psychotropic drugs; and the provision of services that meet professional standards. The facility has since implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2017 Brooklyn United Methodist Church Home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the control of infection and prevention of its spread; cooking facilities; the testing and maintenance of electrical equipment; smoke detection; the installation of sprinkler systems; and the testing and maintenance of sprinkler systems. The facility has since implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2015 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the proper disposal of garbage and refuse; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; housekeeping and maintenance services; and life safety standards. The facility has since implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2011 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated provisions of New York public health law regarding significant medication errors; quality assessment and assurance; and the provision of a quality of care that allows residents to attain their highest practicable potential well-being. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $22,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Brooklyn United Methodist Church Home in Brooklyn, 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.