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Iroquois Nursing Home: 32 Public Health Citations, 2 Sanctions

 Iroquois Nursing HomePublicly available records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 25, 2019, indicate that Iroquois Nursing Home in Jamesville, New York has received multiple citations and sanctions from the Department of Health. Our law firm is interested in hearing from patients who have complaints regarding Iroquois Nursing Home.

Citations for Iroquois Nursing Home

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility Statewide Average
Standard Health Citation 25 20
Life Safety Code Citation 7 13
Total Citations 32 33
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 5 1
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 16.0% 2.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of 6 inspections.

[Source: New York State Department of Health, accessed April 25, 2019]

Located in Jamesville, New York, Iroquois Nursing Home is owned by a not-for-profit corporation and operated by Iroquois Nursing Home Inc. It holds a total of 160 beds and provides baseline services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 98% and an occupancy rate of 98%. Its operating certificate number is 3353300N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 60 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 25 standard health citations, 7 life safety code violations, and two sanctions.

In 2018 the nursing home 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; the labeling and storage of drugs and biologicals; residents’ rights and their exercise thereof; and the testing and maintenance of fire alarm systems and sprinkler systems. Iroquois Nursing Home has implemented plans of correction in connection with these citations which were 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 assistive devices such as eating equipment and utensils; the maintenance of drug regimens free of unnecessary drugs; the investigation and reporting of alleged violations; and the provision of services by qualified individuals in accordance with each resident’s plan of care. Iroquois Nursing Home has implemented plans of correction in connection with these citations which were approved by the Department of Health.

In 2017 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding verbal, sexual, physical, mental and corporal punishment and involuntary seclusion; keeping residents free from mistreatment, neglect and the misappropriation of property; the development of policies and procedures regarding staff treatment of residents; and administrative policies and procedures. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $16,000.

In 2010 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the quality of care provided to residents; and physician services. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $10,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Iroquois Nursing Home in Jamesville, 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.