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Cooperstown Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing: 101 Public Health Citations, 3 Sanctions

Cooperstown Center for Rehabilitation and NursingPublic records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 9, 2019, indicate that Cooperstown Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Cooperstown, 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 Cooperstown Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing.

Cooperstown Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 77
Life Safety Code Citation 24
Total Citations 101
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 10
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 10.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of 12 inspections.

[Source: New York State Department of Health, accessed April 9, 2019]

Located in Cooperstown, New York, Cooperstown Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing is owned by a private LLC and operated by Otsego SNF Operations Associates LLC. It holds a total of 174 beds and provides baseline services and short-term respite care. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 99% and an occupancy rate of 98%. Its operating certificate number is 3824301N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 241 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 77 standard health citations, 24 life safety code violations, and three sanctions.

In November 2018 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards; and resident rights. It has implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In August 2018 Cooperstown Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding care plan timing and revision; keeping drug regimens free from unnecessary drugs; facility assessments; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; the investigation and prevention of alleged violations; the labeling and storage of drugs and biologicals; the identifiability of information on resident records; the maintenance of a safe, clean, comfortable and homelike environment; the testing and maintenance of sprinkler systems; the testing and maintenance of fire alarm systems; the testing and maintenance of electrical equipment; the testing and maintenance of electrical systems; and gas and electric utilities. It has implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2016 Cooperstown Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding notification of changes; significant medication errors; accidents and supervision; quality assurance; and administrative practices and procedures. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $18,000.

In 2016 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding staff treatment of residents and investigation of incidents; and administrative policies and practices. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $4,000.

In 2011 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding quality assurance; administrators; 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 $6,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Cooperstown Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Cooperstown, 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.