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Monroe Community Hospital: 37 Public Health Citations, 1 Sanction

Monroe Community HospitalPublic records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 1, 2019, indicate that Monroe Community Hospital in Rochester, 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 Monroe Community Hospital.

Citations for Monroe Community Hospital

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 29
Life Safety Code Citation 8
Total Citations 37
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 1
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 3.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of 9 inspections. Records also list 2 inspections resulting in no citations.

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

Located in Rochester, New York, Monroe Community Hospital is publicly owned and operated by the County of Monroe. It holds a total of 566 beds and provides baseline services, pediatric services, and services for ventilator-dependent residents. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 86% and an occupancy rate of 93%. Its operating certificate number is 2701006N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 362 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 29 standard health citations, 8 life safety code violations, and one sanction.

In 2018 Monroe Community Hospital 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; keeping residents free from abuse and neglect; the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards; the completion of comprehensive assessments; not employing or engaging staff with a history of adverse actions; the maintenance of nutrition and hydration status; and the provision of treatment and services to prevent and heal pressure ulcers. In connection with these citations, the nursing home 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 dignity and the respect of individuality; drug records and the labeling and storage of drugs and biologicals; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; the control of infection and prevention of its spread; the maintenance of comfortable sound levels; the resident’s right to participate in care planning and the revision of care plans; the installation of fire alarm systems; the testing and maintenance of fire alarm systems; and the testing and maintenance of sprinkler systems. In connection with these citations, Monroe Community Hospital 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 resident behavior and facility practices concerning abuse; the provision of a quality of care that allows residents to attain their highest practicable potential well-being; and administrative practices and procedures. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $8,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Monroe Community Hospital in Rochester, 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.