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Loretto Health and Rehabilitation Center: 48 Public Health Citations, 1 Sanction

Loretto Health and Rehabilitation Public records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 25, 2019, indicate that Loretto Health and Rehabilitation Center in Syracuse, 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 Loretto Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Citations for Loretto Health and Rehabilitation Center

February 1, 2015 to March 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 33
Life Safety Code Citation 15
Total Citations 48
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 1
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 2.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of 5 inspections.

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

Located in Syracuse, New York, Loretto Health and Rehabilitation Center is owned by a not-for-profit corporation and operated by Loretto Health and Rehabilitation Center. It holds a total of 583 beds and provides baseline services, clinical laboratory services, and adult day health care. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 92% and an occupancy rate of 97%. Its operating certificate number is 3301327N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 583 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 33 standard health citations, 15 life safety code violations, and 1 sanction.

In 2018 Loretto Health and Rehabilitation Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the activities of daily living provided to residents; the development and implementation of comprehensive care plans; the investigation and reporting of alleged violations; the maintenance of nutrition and hydration status; the resident’s rights to request, refuse, and discontinue treatment, and to formulate advance directives; and the installation, maintenance and testing of sprinkler systems. The facility 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 the investigation, prevention and correction of alleged violations; the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards; the control and prevention of infection; the provision of care and services that allow residents to attain their highest practicable potential well-being; the provision of medically related social services; the maintenance of complete, accurate and accessible resident records; the resident’s right to self-determination and to make choices; the provision of services that meet professional standards; the provision of sufficient fluid to maintain hydration; and the provision of treatment and services to prevent and heal pressure sores. The facility 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 professional standards; administrative practices and procedures; quality assessment and assurance; and accidents. Loretto Health and Rehabilitation Center was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $16,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Loretto Health and Rehabilitation Center in Syracuse, 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.Lutheran