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Momentum at South Bay for Rehabilitation and Nursing: 19 Public Health Citations, 1 Sanction

Momentum at South Bay for Rehabilitation and NursingPublic records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 1, 2019, indicate that Momentum at South Bay for Rehabilitation and Nursing in East Islip, New York has received citations and a sanction from the Department of Health. Our law firm is interested in hearing from patients who have complaints regarding Momentum at South Bay for Rehabilitation and Nursing.

Citations for Momentum at South Bay for Rehabilitation and Nursing

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 13
Life Safety Code Citation 6
Total Citations 19
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 2
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 11.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of 5 inspections.

[Source: New York State Department of Health, accessed May 1, 2019]

Located in East Islip, New York, Momentum at South Bay for Rehabilitation and Nursing is owned by a private LLC and operated by Suffolk Restorative Therapy and Nursing, LLC. It holds a total of 160 beds and provides baseline services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 93% and an occupancy rate of 99%. Its operating certificate number is 5154324N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 32 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 13 standard health citations, 6 life safety code violations, and one sanction.

In 2018 Momentum at South Bay for Rehabilitation and Nursing received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the development of comprehensive care plans; keeping residents free from unnecessary psychotropic medication; the identifiability of information on resident records; smoke barriers; and the provision of treatment and services to prevent and heal pressure ulcers. The facility has 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 maintenance of complete, accurate, and accessible resident records; and the finishing on interior walls and ceilings. The facility has implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

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; and administrative practices and procedures. Momentum at South Bay for Rehabilitation and Nursing was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $4,000.

In 2015 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the development of comprehensive care plans; effective administration and resident well-being; the provision of a quality of care that allows residents to attain their highest practicable potential well-being; the provision of services by qualified persons in accordance with each resident’s plan of care;  the provision of services that meet professional standards; the review of drug regimens and reporting of irregularities; and the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards. The facility has implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Momentum at South Bay for Rehabilitation and Nursing in East Islip, 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.