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Forest Hills Care Center: 18 Public Health Citations, 1 Sanction

Forest Hills Care Center Publicly available records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 12, 2019, indicate that Forest Hills Care Center in Forest Hills, 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 Forest Hills Care Center.

Forest Hills Care Center

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 7
Life Safety Code Citation 11
Total Citations 18
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 2
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 11.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of 3 inspections.

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

Located in Forest Hills, New York, Forest Hills Care Center is owned by a private LLC and operated by Forest Hills Care Center LLC. It holds a total of 100 beds and provides baseline services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 75% and an occupancy rate of 92%. Its operating certificate number is 7003394N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 27 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 7 standard health citations, 11 life safety code violations, and one sanction.

In 2018 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $12,000.

In 2017 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the resident’s right to be free from abuse and neglect; the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards; and volunteer and staffing policies and procedures. The nursing home implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2016 the facility 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; physician visits; the storage of signed and dated x-rays and diagnostic reports in resident records; and life safety code standards. The nursing home implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

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  the right of residents to receive food that is palatable and served at the proper temperature. The nursing home implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Forest Hills Care Center in Forest Hills, 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.