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Morningstar Residential Care Center: 17 Public Health Citations, 3 Sanctions

Morningstar Residential Care CenterPublic records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 2, 2019, indicate that Morningstar Residential Care Center in Oswego, New York has received citations and sanctions from the Department of Health. Our law firm is interested in hearing from patients who have complaints regarding Morningstar Residential Care Center.

Citations for Morningstar Residential Care Center

February 1, 2015 to March 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 9
Life Safety Code Citation 8
Total Citations 17
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 1
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 6.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of 4 inspections.

[Source: New York State Department of Health, accessed May 2, 2019]

Located in Oswego, New York, Morningstar Residential Care Center is owned by a private corporation and operated by Morningstar Care Center, Inc. It holds a total of 120 beds and provides baseline services, outpatient occupational therapy, and outpatient physical therapy. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 100% and an occupancy rate of 97%. Its operating certificate number is 3702315N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 115 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 9 standard health citations, 8 life safety code citations, and three sanctions.

In February 2019 Morningstar Residential Care Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding essential electrical systems; the testing and maintenance of fire alarm systems; and the illumination of means of egress. In connection with these citations, it 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 an environment free of accident hazards; and the maintenance of drug regimens free of significant medication errors. In connection with these citations, Morningstar Residential Care Center has implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2016 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the maintenance of comfortable and safe temperature levels; housekeeping and maintenance services; the provision of care and services that allow residents to attain their highest practicable potential well-being; and the maintenance of a safe, functional, sanitary, and comfortable environment. In connection with these citations, it has implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2018 Morningstar Residential Care Center was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $10,000.

In 2011 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding accidents and supervision to prevent accidents; and administrative practices and procedures. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $4,000.

In 2010 the nursing home 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 $2,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Morningstar Residential Care Center in Oswego, 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.