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Eger Health Care and Rehabilitation Center: 16 Public Health Citations, 1 Sanction

Eger Health Care and RehabilitationPublic records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 10, 2019, indicate that Eger Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Staten Island, New York has received citations and a sanction from the Department of Health. Our law firm is interested in hearing from patients who have complaints regarding Eger Health Care and Rehabilitation Center.

Eger Health Care and Rehabilitation Center

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 8
Life Safety Code Citation 8
Total Citations 16
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 4 inspections.

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

Located in Staten Island, New York, Eger Health Care and Rehabilitation Center is owned by a not-for-profit corporation and operated by Eger Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. It holds a total of 378 beds and provides baseline services, clinical laboratory services, diagnostic radiology, and short-term respite care. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 88% and an occupancy rate of 94%. Its operating certificate number is 7004303N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 42 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 8 standard health citations, 8 life safety code violations, and one sanction.

In June 2018 Eger Health Care and Rehabilitation Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding fire drills; the enclosure of hazardous areas; and standards of construction. In connection with these citations, the nursing home instituted plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2016 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding dignity and the respect of individuality; the proper disposal of garbage and refuse; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; personal privacy and the confidentiality of resident records; the resident’s right to refuse treatment and to formulate advance directives; and the enclosure of hazardous areas. In connection with these citations, the nursing home instituted plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2016 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the resident’s right to notification of changes. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $2,000.

In 2015 Eger Health Care and Rehabilitation Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding drug records and the labeling and storage of drugs and biologicals; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; the control of infection and prevention of its spread; and life safety code standards. In connection with these citations, the nursing home instituted plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Eger Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Staten Island, 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.