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Foltsbrook Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation: 74 Public Health Citations, 2 Sanctions

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

Foltsbrook Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 51
Life Safety Code Citation 23
Total Citations 74
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 1
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 1.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of 6 inspections.

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

Located in Herkimer, New York, Foltsbrook Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation is owned by a private LLC and operated by FoltsCare LLC. It holds a total of 163 beds and provides baseline services, adult day health care, outpatient occupational therapy, outpatient physical therapy, outpatient speech language pathology therapy. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 85% and an occupancy rate of 74%. Its operating certificate number is 2124300N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 161 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 51 standard health citations, 23 life safety code violations, and two sanctions.

In 2018 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws and ordered to pay a civil penalty of $2,000.

In February 2018 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding assistive devices such as eating equipment and utensils; the provision of activities that meet the needs and interests of each resident; department criminal history reviews; the development and implementation of comprehensive care plans; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; the prevention and control of infection; the investigation, prevention, and correction of alleged violations; the resident’s right to refuse or discontinue treatment, and to formulate advance directives; the maintenance of a safe, clean, comfortable and homelike environment; and the provision of 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 2016 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding compliance with federal, state, and local laws; the provision of food in a form that meets individual needs; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards; the control of infection and prevention of its spread; the investigation and reporting of alleged violations; and the provision of a clean, safe, comfortable and homelike environment. The nursing home instituted plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2010 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the quality of care surrounding accidents; organizational and administrative matters; 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 Foltsbrook Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Herkimer, 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.