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Kingsway Arms Nursing Center: 12 Public Health Citations, 1 Sanction

Kingsway Arms Nursing CenterPublicly available records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 25, 2019, indicate that Kingsway Arms Nursing Center in Schenectady, 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 Kingsway Arms Nursing Center.

Citations for Kingsway Arms Nursing Center

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility Statewide Average
Standard Health Citation 8 20
Life Safety Code Citation 4 13
Total Citations 12 33
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 0 1
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 0.0% 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 Schenectady, New York, Kingsway Arms Nursing Center is owned by a private corporation and operated by Kingsway Arms Nursing Center 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 92% and an occupancy rate of 99%. Its operating certificate number is 4601305N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 12 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 8 standard health citations, 4 life safety code violations, and one sanction.

In 2018 Kingsway Arms Nursing Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the development and implementation of comprehensive care plans; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; the control and prevention of infection; the maintenance of nutrition and hydration status; emergency program training; and smoke barriers. In connection with these citations, it 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 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.

In 2016 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 and supervision to prevent accidents; and life safety code standards. In connection with these citations, it implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2015 Kingsway Arms 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 supervision to prevent accidents; the maintenance of drug regimens free of unnecessary drugs; the control of infection and prevention of its spread; and life safety code standards. In connection with these citations, it implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Kingsway Arms Nursing Center in Schenectady, 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.