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Ferncliff Nursing Home: 294 Complaints, 12 Public Health Citations, 1 Sanction

Ferncliff Nursing HomePublic records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 12, 2019, indicate that Ferncliff Nursing Home in Rhinebeck, 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 Ferncliff Nursing Home.

 

Ferncliff Nursing Home

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 4
Life Safety Code Citation 8
Total Citations 12
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 3 inspections.

[Source: New York State Department of Health, accessed April 12, 2019]

Located in Rhinebeck, New York, Ferncliff Nursing Home is owned by a not-for-profit corporation and operated by Ferncliff Nursing Home Co Inc. It holds a total of 326 beds and provides baseline services and diagnostic radiology. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 89% and an occupancy rate of 96%. Its operating certificate number is 1327300N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 294 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 4 standard health citations, 8 life safety code violations, and one sanction.

In 2017 Ferncliff Nursing Home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the requirement that nursing homes ensure residents reviewed for incontinence are provided necessary services; gas and vacuum piped systems; and smoke barriers in building spaces. In connection with these citations, the nursing home implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2016 Ferncliff Nursing Home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the maintenance of drug regimens free from unnecessary drugs; the provision of services by qualified persons in accordance with each resident’s plan of care; and life safety code standards. In connection with these citations, the nursing home implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2015 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; and life safety code standards. In connection with these citations, the nursing home implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2013 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the provision of services that meet professional standards; the provision of a quality of care that allows residents to attain their highest practicable potential well-being; physician visits, including the review of notes, care, and orders; the review of drug regimens; medical directors; and administrative policies and practices. In connection with these findings, it was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $20,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Ferncliff Nursing Home in Rhinebeck, 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.