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Buena Vida Continuing Care and Rehab Center: 79 Complaints, 14 Public Health Citations

Buena Vida Continuing CarePublic records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on March 28, 2019, indicate that Buena Vida Continuing Care & Rehab Center 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 Buena Vida Continuing Care & Rehab Center.

Buena Vida Continuing Care & Rehab Center

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 7
Life Safety Code Citation 7
Total Citations 14
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, Buena Vida Continuing Care & Rehab Center is owned by a not-for-profit corporation and operated by Buena Vida Corp. It holds a total of 240 beds and provides baseline services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 73% and an occupancy rate of 96%. Its operating certificate number is 7001383N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 79 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 7 standard health citations, 7 life safety code violations, and one sanction.

In 2017 Buena Vida Continuing Care & Rehab Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding doors with self-closing devices; smoking regulations; the illumination of means of egress; and the maintenance and testing of sprinkler systems. It implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2016 Buena Vida Continuing Care & Rehab Center 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; and life safety standards. It implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2015 Buena Vida Continuing Care & Rehab Center 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 the provision of care and services that allow residents to attain their highest practicable potential well-being. It 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 labeling and storage of drugs and biologicals; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; the duty of facilities to listen to and act upon the grievances and recommendations of resident or family groups; and the maintenance of a quality assessment and assurance committee that meets at least quarterly. It implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2009 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated provisions of New York public health law regarding accidents; quality of care; and organizational and administrative practices. The facility was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $3,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Buena Vida Continuing Care & Rehab Center 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.