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M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center: 24 Public Health Citations, 3 Sanctions

M.M. Ewing Continuing CarePublicly available records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 25, 2019, indicate that M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center in Canandaigua, 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 M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center.

Citations for M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility Statewide Average
Standard Health Citation 15 20
Life Safety Code Citation 9 13
Total Citations 24 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 Canandaigua, New York, M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center is owned by a not-for-profit corporation and operated by M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center. It holds a total of 178 beds and provides baseline services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 86% and an occupancy rate of 98%. Its operating certificate number is 3429300N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 77 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 15 standard health citations, 9 life safety code violations, and 3 sanctions.

In July 2018 M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the maintenance of personal privacy and confidential records; and keeping residents free from abuse and neglect. In connection with these citations, 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 control of infection and prevention of its spread; keeping residents free from significant medication errors; doors with self-closing devices; storage of gas equipment; and smoke barriers. In connection with these citations, the facility 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 the activities of daily living provided for dependent residents; the provision of activities that meet the interests and needs of each resident; the completion of comprehensive assessments after significant changes; comprehensive assessments; dignity and the respect of individuality; the provision of services that met professional standards; and life safety code standards.  In connection with these citations, the facility implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2016 M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the maintenance of an accident free environment. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $10,000.

In 2015 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding accidents and supervision. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $2,000.

In 2013 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 $10,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center in Canandaigua, 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.