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Lawrence Nursing Care Center: 32 Public Health Citations, 3 Sanctions

Lawrence Nursing Care CenterPublicly available records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 25, 2019, indicate that Lawrence Nursing Care Center in Arverne, 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 Lawrence Nursing Care Center.

Citations for Lawrence Nursing Care Center

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

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Measure
This Facility
Statewide Average

Standard Health Citation
14
20

Life Safety Code Citation
18
13

Total Citations
32
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 Arverne, New York, Lawrence Nursing Care Center is owned by a private corporation and operated by Lawrence Nursing Care Center, Inc. It holds a total of 200 beds and provides baseline services and clinical laboratory services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 90% and an occupancy rate of 90%. Its operating certificate number is 7003385N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 33 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 14 standard health citations, 18 life safety code violations, and 3 sanctions.

In 2018 Lawrence Nursing 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; the review of drug regimens and reporting of irregularities; keeping patients free from unnecessary psychotropic medication use; the control of infection and prevention of its spread; the investigation and reporting of alleged violations; identifiable information on resident records; the testing and maintenance of electrical equipment and sprinkler systems; stairways and smoke-proof enclosures; and the establishment of emergency programs. In connection with these citations, it 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 control and prevention of infection; the resident’s right to participate in care planning; and the provision of services by qualified persons in accordance with each resident’s plan of care. In connection with these citations, Lawrence Nursing Care Center implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2016 Lawrence Nursing Care Center was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the quality of care surrounding accidents. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $10,000.

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.

In 2011 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 $16,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Lawrence Nursing 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.