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Fishkill Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing: 35 Public Health Citations, One Sanction

Fishkill CenterPublicly available records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 12, 2019, indicate that Fishkill Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Beacon, 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 Fishkill Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing.

Fishkill Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 26
Life Safety Code Citation 9
Total Citations 35
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 three inspections.

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

Located in Beacon, New York, Fishkill Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing is owned by a private LLC and operated by Yertle Operations, LLC. It holds a total of 160 beds and provides baseline services, outpatient occupational therapy, outpatient physical therapy, outpatient speech language pathology therapy. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 0% and an occupancy rate of 90%. Its operating certificate number is 1301302N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 125 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 26 standard health citations, 9 life safety code violations, and one sanction.

In June 2018 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the activities of daily living provided for dependent residents; the development and implementation of policies concerning abuse and neglect; the development and implementation of comprehensive meal plans; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; the frequency of means and snacks offered at bedtime; the control and prevention of infection; the investigation, prevention, and correction of alleged violations; the labeling and storage of drugs and biologicals; the notification of changes such as rooming assignments or declines in status; the quality of care provided to patients; required in-service training provided to nurse aides; the maintenance of drug regimens free of significant medication errors; respect, dignity, and the resident’s right to have personal property; the maintenance of a safe, clean, comfortable and homelike environment; the maintenance of sufficient nursing staff; and treatment and services to prevent and heal pressure ulcers. In connection with these citations, the nursing home implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2017 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the sanitary storage and preparation of food; the control of infection and prevention of its spread; the provision of services by qualified persons in accordance with each resident’s plan of care; treatment and services to prevent and heal pressure sores; the maintenance of written plans to meet emergencies and disasters; means of egress; and the testing and maintenance of sprinkler systems. In connection with these citations, the nursing home implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2012 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the quality of care surrounding accidents; and administrative matters. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $4,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Fishkill Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Beacon, 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.