Blog

Morris Park Nursing Home: 20 Public Health Citations, 3 Sanctions

Morris Park Nursing Home Publicly available records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 2, 2019, indicate that Morris Park Nursing Home in the Bronx, 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 Morris Park Nursing Home.

Citations for Morris Park Nursing Home

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 4
Life Safety Code Citation 16
Total Citations 20
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 0
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 0.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of 4 inspections.

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

Located in the Bronx, New York, Morris Park Nursing Home is owned by a private individual and operated by Morris Berkowitz. It holds a total of 191 beds and provides baseline services, clinical laboratory services, and diagnostic radiology services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 97% and an occupancy rate of 97%. Its operating certificate number is 7000328N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 47 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 4 standard health citations, 16 life safety code citations, and three sanctions.

In January 2019 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the control and prevention of infection; electrical equipment; and electrical systems. It has implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2017 Morris Park Nursing Home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding cooking facilities; egress doors; means of egress; the installation of sprinkler systems; stairways and smoke-proof enclosures; and standards of construction. It has implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health. It 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 investigation and reporting of alleged violations; drug records, and the labeling and storage of drugs and biologicals; and the sanitary storage, preparation, and service of food.

In 2012 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the quality of care surrounding accidents and supervision to prevent accidents. 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 the quality of care provided to residents; and drug regimen reviews. The facility was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $4,000.

In 2009 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the quality of care surrounding accidents; physical environments; and organizational and administrative practices and procedures. The facility was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $6,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Morris Park Nursing Home in the Bronx, 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.