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Bushwick Center for Rehabilitation and Health Care: 27 Public Health Citations

Bushwick Center for RehabilitationPublicly available records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 5, 2019, indicate that Bushwick Center for Rehabilitation and Health Care 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 Bushwick Center for Rehabilitation and Health Care.

Bushwick Center for Rehabilitation and Health Care

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 16
Life Safety Code Citation 11
Total Citations 27
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 April 5, 2019]

Located in Brooklyn, New York, Bushwick Center for Rehabilitation and Health Care is owned by an unknown entity and operated by Wartburg Receiver, LLC. It holds a total of 225 beds and provides baseline services, adult day health care, and diagnostic radiology services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 73% and an occupancy rate of 100%. Its operating certificate number is 7001364N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 85 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 16 standard health citations, 11 life safety code violations, and one sanction.

In January 2019 Bushwick Center for Rehabilitation and Health Care received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; the control of infection and prevention of its spread; and discharge from exits. The facility has implemented plans of correction approved by health authorities.

In April 2018 Bushwick Center for Rehabilitation and Health Care received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding health provider network access and reporting. The facility has implemented plans of correction approved by health authorities.

In March 2017 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding comprehensive assessments; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; influenza and pneumococcal immunizations; smoke detectors; maintenance and installation of sprinkler systems; installation of sprinkler systems; and the completion of quarterly assessments at least every 3 months. The facility has implemented plans of correction approved by health authorities.

In January 2016 the facility 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; physician visits; and keeping drug regimens free from unnecessary drugs. The facility has implemented plans of correction approved by health authorities.

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

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Bushwick Center for Rehabilitation and Health Care 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.