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Fulton Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare: 30 Public Health Citations, 3 Sanctions

Fulton Center for RehabilitationPublicly available records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 15 and May 28, 2019, indicate that Fulton Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Gloversville, 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 Fulton Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare.

Fulton Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare

May 1, 2015 through April 30, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 22
Life Safety Code Citation 8
Total Citations 30
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 6 inspections.

[Source: New York State Department of Health, accessed April 15 and May 28, 2019]

Located in Gloversville, New York, Fulton Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare is owned by a private LLC and operated by Fulton Operations Associates, LLC. It holds a total of 176 beds and provides baseline services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 95% and an occupancy rate of 98%. Its operating certificate number is 1754301N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 162 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 22 standard health citations, 8 life safety code violations, and 3 sanctions.

In 2017 Fulton Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding comprehensive assessments the development of comprehensive care plans; the proper disposal of garbage and refuse; maintaining drug regimens free from unnecessary drugs; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; the control of infection and prevention of its spread; treatment and care for special needs; and the notification of changes such as injuries or declines in status. In connection with these citations, the nursing home implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2016 Fulton Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the provision of a quality of care that allows patients to attain their highest practicable potential well-being. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $10,000.

In 2016 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding notification of changes; the provision of a quality of care that allows patients to attain their highest practicable potential well-being; accidents and supervision; significant medication errors; pressure sores; nutrition; administrative practices and procedures; quality assurance; and the investigation and reporting of alleged violations. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $52,000.

In 2012 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the quality of care surrounding pressure sores. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $10,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Fulton Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Gloversville, 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.