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Humboldt House Rehabilitation and Nursing Center: 87 Public Health Citations, 1 Sanction

Humboldt House Rehabilitation and Nursing CenterPublic records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 21, 2019, indicate that Humboldt House Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Buffalo, 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 Humboldt House Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.

Humboldt House Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 60
Life Safety Code Citation 27
Total Citations 87
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 3
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 3.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of 10 inspections.

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

Located in Buffalo, New York, Humboldt House Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is owned by a private LLC and operated by NHRC Acquisition, LLC. It holds a total of 173 beds and provides baseline services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 54% and an occupancy rate of 87%. Its operating certificate number is 1401340N.

g to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 209 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 60 standard health citations, 27 life safety code violations, and one sanction.

In 2018 Humboldt House Rehabilitation and Nursing Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding dialysis; the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards; keeping residents free from the use of unnecessary psychotropic medication; the maintenance of an effective pest control program; the investigation and reporting of alleged violations; the maintenance of a safe, clean, comfortable, homelike environment; and treatment and services for residents with dementia. In connection with these citations, the facility implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2017 Humboldt House Rehabilitation and Nursing Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards; and the investigation and reporting of alleged violations. In connection with these citations, the facility 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 the activities of daily living provided to dependent residents; department criminal history reviews; dignity and the respect of individuality; drug records and the labeling and storage of drugs and biologicals; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; the provision of care and services that allow residents to attain their highest practicable potential well being; the maintenance of complete, accurate, and accessible resident records; the residents’ right to prompt efforts to resolve grievances; and treatment and care for residents with special needs. In connection with these citations, the facility implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2017 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the avoidance of significant medication errors. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $2,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Humboldt House Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Buffalo, 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.