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Ellis Residential and Rehabilitation Center: 43 Public Health Citations, 2 Sanctions

Ellis ResidentialPublicly available records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 11, 2019, indicate that Ellis Residential & Rehabilitation Center in Schenectady, 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 Ellis Residential & Rehabilitation Center.

Ellis Residential & Rehabilitation Center

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 35
Life Safety Code Citation 8
Total Citations 43
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 7 inspections.

[Source: New York State Department of Health, accessed April 11, 2019]

Located in Schenectady, New York, Ellis Residential & Rehabilitation Center is owned by a not-for-profit corporation and operated by Ellis Hospital Inc. It holds a total of 82 beds and provides baseline services, clinical laboratory services, diagnostic radiology services, and short-term respite care. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 90% and an occupancy rate of 99%. Its operating certificate number is 4601001N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 30 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 35 standard health citations, 8 life safety code violations, and two sanctions.

In January 2019 Ellis Residential & Rehabilitation Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding department criminal history reviews; the development and implementation of comprehensive care plans; the proper disposal of garbage and refuse; drug regimen reviews; the prevention and control of infection; personal food policies; qualified dietary staff; the quality of care provided to residents; treatment and services to prevent and heal pressure ulcers; and the maintenance and testing of sprinkler systems. The nursing home has implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2016 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards; the development of care plans within seven days after comprehensive assessments; abuse, verbal, sexual, physical, and mental corporal punishment and involuntary seclusion; the investigation of reports regarding staff treatment of residents; administrative policies and practices; and quality assessment and assurance. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $20,000.

In 2009 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the quality of care provided to residents; medication errors; and quality assessment and assurance. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $14,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Ellis Residential & Rehabilitation Center in Schenectady, 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.