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Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid: 45 Public Health Citations, 3 Sanctions

Elderwood of Uihlein Public records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 11, 2019, indicate that Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid in Lake Placid, 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 of Uihlein at Lake Placid.

Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 34
Life Safety Code Citation 11
Total Citations 45
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 11, 2019]

Located in Lake Placid, New York, Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid is owned by a private LLC and operated by 185 Old Military Road Operating Company, LLC. It holds a total of 156 beds and provides baseline services and short term respite care. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 70% and an occupancy rate of 56%. Its operating certificate number is 1560302N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 58 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 34 standard health citations, 11 life safety code violations, and three sanctions.

In 2017 Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding effective administration and resident well-being; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; the investigation and reporting of alleged violations; the provision of care and services that allow residents to attain their highest practicable potential well-being; the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards; the maintenance of complete, accurate and accessible resident records; cooking facilities; and the storage of gas equipment. In connection with these citations, the nursing home implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2016 Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards. The nursing home was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $2,000.

In 2015 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding accidents and administrative policies and practices. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $4,000.

In 2014 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding comprehensive care plans; notification of changes; unnecessary drugs; medication errors; physician services; pharmacy services; administrative policies and practices; quality assessment and assurance; accidents and supervision; the investigation and reporting of alleged violations; 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 fine of $20,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid in Lake Placid, 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.