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Charles T Sitrin Health Care Center: 22 Public Health Citations, 2 Sanctions

Charles T Sitrin Health Care CenterPublic records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 5, 2019, indicate that Charles T Sitrin Health Care Center in New Hartford, New York has received citations and sanctions from the Department of Health. Our law firm is interested in hearing from patients who have complaints regarding Charles T Sitrin Health Care Center.

Charles T Sitrin Health Care Center

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 10
Life Safety Code Citation 12
Total Citations 22
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 April 5, 2019]

Located in New Hartford, New York, Charles T Sitrin Health Care Center is owned by a not-for-profit corporation and operated by Charles T Sitrin Health Care Center, Inc. It holds a total of 187 beds and provides baseline services, adult day health care, and short-term respite care. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 86% and an occupancy rate of 79%. Its operating certificate number is 3227304N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 56 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received ten standard health citations, twelve life safety code violations, and two sanctions.

In November 2018 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding assessment and care planning; keeping patients free from unnecessary psychotropic drugs; labeling and storage of drugs and biologicals; the maintenance of a safe, functional, sanitary and comfortable environment; electrical systems; and the illumination of means of egress. It has since implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2017 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the resident’s right to refuse treatment and to formulate advance directives; the testing and maintenance of electrical equipment; the testing and maintenance of sprinkler systems; and smoke barriers. It has since implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2016 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding dignity and the respect of individuality; keeping residents free of medication error rates of 5% or more; the maintenance of a safe, functional, sanitary and comfortable environment; and life safety code standards. It has since implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2016 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated provisions of New York public health law regarding unnecessary drugs and physician supervision. It was ordered to pay a civil penaly of $12,000.

In 2011 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated provisions of New York public health law regarding accidents and supervision; menus that meet residents’ needs; and administrative practices and procedures. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $6,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Charles T Sitrin Health Care Center in New Hartford, 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.