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Highbridge Woodycrest Center: 24 Public Health Citations, 1 Sanction

Highbridge Woodycrest CenterPublicly available records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 21, 2019, indicate that Highbridge Woodycrest Center in the Bronx, 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 Highbridge Woodycrest Center.

Highbridge Woodycrest Center

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 9
Life Safety Code Citation 15
Total Citations 24
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 5 inspections.

[Source: New York State Department of Health, accessed April 21, 2019]

Located in the Bronx, New York, Highbridge Woodycrest Center is owned by a private LLC and operated by YGC at Woodycrest LLC. It holds a total of 90 beds and provides baseline services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 89% and an occupancy rate of 100%. Its operating certificate number is 7000801N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 45 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 9 standard health citations, 15 life safety code violations, and one sanction.

In October 2018 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the prevention and control of infection; fire protection features; essential electrical systems; and subsistence needs for staff and patients. It has implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In April 2018 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding health provider network access and reporting. It has implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2017 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding treatment and service for residents with a limited range of motion; testing and maintenance of electrical equipment; illumination of means of egress; installation of sprinkler systems; and stairways and smoke-proof enclosures. It has implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2016 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the investigation and reporting of alleged violations; the development and implementation of policies and procedures; medically related social services; the provision of a quality of care that allows residents to attain their highest practicable potential well-being; accidents and supervision; administrative practices and procedures; and medical directors. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $22,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Highbridge Woodycrest Center in the Bronx, 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.