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Daughters of Sarah Nursing Center: 28 Public Health Citations, 2 Sanctions

Daughters of Sarah Nursing CenterPublicly available records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 10, 2019, indicate that Daughters of Sarah Nursing Center in Albany, New York has been the recipient of citations and sanctions from the Department of Health. Our law firm is interested in hearing from patients who have complaints regarding Daughters of Sarah Nursing Center.

Daughters of Sarah Nursing Center

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 24
Life Safety Code Citation 4
Total Citations 28
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 1
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 4.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of six inspections. Records also list also 1 inspection resulting in no citations.

[Source: New York State Department of Health, accessed April 10, 2019]

Located in Albany, New York, Daughters of Sarah Nursing Center is owned by a not-for-profit corporation and operated by Daughters of Sarah Nursing Home Co. Inc. It holds a total of 210 beds and provides baseline services, adult day health care, outpatient occupational therapy, outpatient physical therapy, outpatient speech language pathology therapy, and short-term respite care. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 95% and an occupancy rate of 94%. Its operating certificate number is 0101312N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 171 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 24 standard health citations, four life safety code violations, and two sanctions.

In 2019 Daughters of Sarah Nursing Center was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health law. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $10,000.

In September 2018 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding activities of daily living provided for dependent residents; the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards; the quality of care provided to residents; and the residents’ rights to request treatment, refuse treatment, discontinue treatment, and formulate an advance directive. In connection with these citations, the facility has 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 development of comprehensive care plans; dignity and the respect of individuality; the maintenance of drug regimens free from unnecessary drugs; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards; the control of infection and prevention of its spread; the notification of rights, rules, services, and charges; the maintenance of complete, accurate and accessible resident records; the resident’s right to participate in their care planning and revision of care plans; the provision of services by qualified persons in accordance with each resident’s plan of care; and the maintenance and testing of sprinkler systems. In connection with these citations, the facility has implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

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

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Daughters of Sarah Nursing Center in Albany, 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.