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Elderwood at North Creek: 38 Public Health Citations, 3 Sanctions

Elderwood at North CreekPublic records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 10, 2019, indicate that Elderwood at North Creek in North Creek, 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 Elderwood at North Creek.

Elderwood at North Creek

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 23
Life Safety Code Citation 15
Total Citations 38
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 6 inspections.

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

Located in North Creek, New York, Elderwood at North Creek is owned by a private LLC and operated by 112 Ski Bowl Road Operating Company, LLC. It holds a total of 82 beds and provides baseline services, adult day health care services, outpatient occupational therapy, outpatient physical therapy, and outpatient speech language pathology therapy. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 97% and an occupancy rate of 88%. Its operating certificate number is 5655303N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 70 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 23 standard health citations, 15 life safety code violations, and three sanctions.

In May 2018 Elderwood at North Creek received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the development and implementation of comprehensive care plans; the proper disposal of garbage and refuse; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; keeping residents free from unnecessary psychotropic medication; the control of infection and prevention of its spread; the maintenance of a safe, clean, comfortable and homelike environment; cooking facilities; the testing and maintenance of electrical equipment; local, state, and tribal collaboration processes; means of egress; the maintenance and testing of sprinkler systems; smoke barriers; and gas and electric utilities. In connection with these citations, the nursing home instituted plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2016 Elderwood at North Creek was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the prevention of pressure sores. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $2,000.

In 2014 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding accidents and supervision; residents’ nutritional statuses; accidents and supervision; administrative practices and procedures; and quality assessment and assurance. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $2,000.

In 2012 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding accidents and supervision; administrative practices and procedures; quality assurance; and quality of care surrounding pressure sores. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $8,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Elderwood at North Creek in North Creek, 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.