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Fort Hudson Nursing Center: 34 Public Health Citations, 1 Sanction

Fort Hudson Nursing CenterPublicly available records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 15, 2019, indicate that Fort Hudson Nursing Center in Fort Edward, 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 Fort Hudson Nursing Center.

Fort Hudson Nursing Center

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 24
Life Safety Code Citation 10
Total Citations 34
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 2
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 6.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of 5 inspections.

[Source: New York State Department of Health, accessed April 15, 2019]

Located in Fort Edward, New York, Fort Hudson Nursing Center is owned by a not-for-profit corporation and operated by Fort Hudson Nursing Center, Inc.. It holds a total of 196 beds and provides baseline services, adult day health care, and short-term respite care. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 95% and an occupancy rate of 97%. Its operating certificate number is 5724302N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 134 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 24 standard health citations, 10 life safety code violations, and one sanction.

In May 2018 Fort Hudson Nursing Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding admission physician orders for immediate care; pain management; the quality of care provided to residents; 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 2018 Fort Hudson Nursing Center was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $10,000.

In 2017 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the development of comprehensive care plans; the maintenance of drug regimens free from unnecessary drugs; the review of drug regimens; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; personal privacy and the confidentiality of resident records; physician visits; the ability of residents to self-administer drugs if deemed safe; cooking facilities; keeping residents free from significant medication errors; and the installation of sprinkler systems. 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 investigation and reporting of alleged violations; the right of residents to exercise their rights and be free of reprisal; and the provision of services by qualified individuals in accordance with each resident’s plan of care. In connection with these citations, the nursing home implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Fort Hudson Nursing Center in Fort Edward, 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.