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Jennie B Richmond Chaffee Nursing Home Company: 39 Public Health Citations, 1 Sanction

Jennie B Richmond Chaffee Nursing HomePublic records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 25, 2019, indicate that Jennie B Richmond Chaffee Nursing Home Company in Springville, New York has received multiple citations and a sanction from the Department of Health. Our law firm is interested in hearing from patients who have complaints regarding Jennie B Richmond Chaffee Nursing Home Company.

 

Citations for Jennie B Richmond Chaffee Nursing Home Company

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility Statewide Average
Standard Health Citation 35 20
Life Safety Code Citation 24 13
Total Citations 59 33
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 2 1
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 3.0% 2.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of 4 inspections.

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

Located in Springville, New York, Jennie B Richmond Chaffee Nursing Home Company is owned by a not-for-profit corporation and operated by Jennie B Richmond Chaffee Nursing Home Co. Inc. It holds a total of 80 beds and provides baseline services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 95% and an occupancy rate of 83%. Its operating certificate number is 1427000N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 66 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 35 standard health citations, 24 life safety code violations, and one sanction.

In August 2018 Jennie B Richmond Chaffee Nursing Home Company received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding medication errors; the physical environment of nursing home facilities; emergency plans; storage of gas equipment; and subsistence needs for staff and patients. In connection with these citations, it has implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2017 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding criminal history record check processes; the maintenance of drug regimens free from unnecessary drugs; the review of drug regimens and reporting of irregularities; the control and prevention of infection; the provision of medically related social services; routine and emergency dental services; and precautions for handling oxygen equipment. In connection with these citations, Jennie B Richmond Chaffee Nursing Home Company has implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2016 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding activities of daily living provided for dependent residents; the maintenance of comfortable and safe temperature levels; the development of comprehensive care plans; the development and implementation of policies concerning abuse and neglect; the proper disposal of garbage and refuse; drug records, and the labeling and storage of drugs and biologicals; the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards; housekeeping and maintenance services; the investigation and reporting of alleged violations; the notification of changes such as injuries or declines in status; the resident’s right to participate in care planning; the resident’s right to telephone access with privacy; and the resident’s right to self-determination. In connection with these citations, Jennie B Richmond Chaffee Nursing Home Company has implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2016 the nursing home 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 $2,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Jennie B Richmond Chaffee Nursing Home Company in Springville, 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.