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Cold Spring Hills Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation: 87 Public Health Citations, 2 Sanctions

Cold Spring Hills Center for Nursing and RehabilitationPublic records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 5, 2019, indicate that Cold Spring Hills Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Woodbury, 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 Cold Spring Hills Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation.

Cold Spring Hills Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 51
Life Safety Code Citation 36
Total Citations 87
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 3
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 3.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of 10 inspections.

[Source: New York State Department of Health, accessed April 5, 2019]

Located in Woodbury, New York, Cold Spring Hills Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation is owned by a private LLC and operated by Cold Spring Acquisition, LLC. It holds a total of 588 beds and provides baseline services, adult day health care, diagnostic radiology services, and services for ventilator-dependent patients. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 66% and an occupancy rate of 96%. Its operating certificate number is 2952310N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 187 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 51 standard health citations, 36 life safety code violations, and two sanctions.

In 2018 Cold Spring Hills Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the accuracy of assessments; care plan timing and revision; the development and implementation of comprehensive care plans; dialysis; drug regimen reviews; keeping patients free from unnecessary psychotropic medication; the control and prevention of infection; the provision of services by qualified persons; identifiable information on resident records; the supervision of resident care by a physician; notification of changes such as injuries or declines in status; the provision of services that meet professional standards; and the maintenance and testing of sprinkler systems. In connection with these citations, the facility implemented Department of Health-approved plans of correction.

In 2017 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the maintenance of essential equipment in safe operating equipment; the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards; housekeeping and maintenance services; the maintenance of complete, accurate and accessible resident records; the provision of services by qualified persons in accordance with each resident’s plan of care; and treatment and care of special needs. In connection with these citations, the facility implemented Department of Health-approved plans of correction.

In 2016 Cold Spring Hills Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding regarding the provision of staff treatment of residents that is free from mistreatment, neglect and misappropriation of property; and the provision of a quality of care that allows residents to attain their highest practicable potential well-being. The facility was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $12,000.

In 2016 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the maintenance of an accident-free environment. The facility was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $10,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Cold Spring Hills Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Woodbury, 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.