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Horizon Care Center: 21 Public Health Citations, 2 Sanctions

Horizon Care CenterPublic records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 21, 2019, indicate that Horizon Care Center in Arverne, 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 Horizon Care Center.

Horizon Care Center

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

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Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 16
Life Safety Code Citation 5
Total Citations 21
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 3 inspections.

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

Located in Arverne, New York, Horizon Care Center is owned by a private corporation and operated by Ocean Gardens Nursing Facility, Inc. It holds a total of 280 beds and provides baseline services and diagnostic radiology. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 75% and an occupancy rate of 95%. Its operating certificate number is 7003389N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 206 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 16 standard health citations, 5 life safety code violations, and two sanctions.

In May 2018 Horizon Care Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding care plan timing and revision; the development and implementation of comprehensive care plans; keeping residents free from unnecessary psychotropic medication; physician visits; the provision of services by qualified persons; residents’ right to self-determination; and the maintenance and testing of sprinkler systems. In connection with these citations, it has established 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 the development of comprehensive care plans; the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards; housekeeping and maintenance services; the investigation and reporting of alleged violations; the resident’s right to participate in care planning; the resident’s right to voice grievances without reprisal; the provision of services by qualified persons in accordance with each resident’s plan of care; portable space heaters; and the maintenance and testing of sprinkler systems. In connection with these citations, it has established plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2011 Horizon Care Center was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the provision of a quality of care that allows residents to attain their highest practicable potential well-being. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $10,000.

In 2010 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 $14,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Horizon Care Center in Arverne, 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.