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Evergreen Commons Rehabilitation and Nursing Center: 65 Public Health Citations, 4 Sanctions

Evergreen Commons RehabilitationPublic records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 11, 2019, indicate that Evergreen Commons Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in East Greenbush, 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 Evergreen Commons Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.

Evergreen Commons Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 55
Life Safety Code Citation 10
Total Citations 65
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 four inspections.

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

Located in East Greenbush, New York, Evergreen Commons Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is owned by a private LLC and operated by ECRNC LLC. It holds a total of 240 beds and provides baseline services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 97% and an occupancy rate of 99%. Its operating certificate number is 4152305N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 281 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 55 standard health citations, 10 life safety code violations, and four sanctions.

In 2017 Evergreen Commons Rehabilitation and Nursing Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the accuracy of assessments; comprehensive assessments and timing; the development and implementation of comprehensive care plans; drug regimen review; facility assessments; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; the maintenance of drug regimens free from unnecessary psychotropic medication; the control and prevention of infection; the labeling and storage of drugs and biologicals; avoiding employment or engagement of staff with a history of adverse actions; residents’ rights and exercise thereof; the maintenance of a safe, clean, comfortable and homelike environment; means of egress; smoke barriers; and the installation of sprinkler systems. In connection with these citations, the nursing home implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2016 Evergreen Commons Rehabilitation and Nursing Center was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the provision of resident assessment services that meet professional standards; 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 civil penalty of $12,000.

In 2016 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the maintenance of an accident-free environment. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $10,000.

In 2011 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the provision of a quality of care that allows residents to attain their highest practicable potential well-being; administrative practices and procedures; governing bodies; and quality assurance. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $8,000.

In 2009 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding accidents; organizational and administrative matters; and quality assessment and assurance. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $8,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Evergreen Commons Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in East Greenbush, 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.