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Dumont Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing Care: 36 Public Health Citations, 2 Sanctions

Dumont Center for RehabilitationPublic records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 10, 2019, indicate that Dumont Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing Care in New Rochelle, 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 Dumont Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing Care.

Dumont Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing Care

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 15
Life Safety Code Citation 21
Total Citations 36
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 5
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 14.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of four inspections.

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

Located in New Rochelle, New York, Dumont Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing Care is owned by a private LLC and operated by Dumont Operating, LLC. It holds a total of 196 beds and provides baseline services and services for ventilator-dependent residents. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 95% and an occupancy rate of 93%. Its operating certificate number is 5904321N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 46 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 15 standard health citations, 21 life safety code violations, and two sanctions.

In 2017 Dumont Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding criminal history record check processes; the control of infection and the prevention of its spread; resident call systems; enclosures of hazardous areas; the maintenance and testing of electrical systems; the installation, maintenance and testing of sprinkler systems; illumination of means of egress; and smoke barriers. The facility implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2016 the nursing home 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 treatment of and care for special needs; and life safety code standards. The facility implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2016 Dumont Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the resident’s right to formulate advance directives; quality of life issues concerning social services; the provision of a quality of care that allow the resident to attain their highest practicable potential well-being; and administrative matters. It was ordered to pay a fine of $18,000.

In 2015 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the development of comprehensive care plans; the proper disposal of garbage and refuse; keeping drug regimens free from unnecessary drugs; the review of drug regimens; and the control of infection and prevention of its spread.

In 2010 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the quality of care concerning accidents; and organizational and administrative practices and procedures. It was ordered to pay a fine of $20,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Dumont Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing Care in New Rochelle, 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.