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Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing Home: 39 Public Health Citations, 2 Sanctions

Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing HomePublicly available records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 2, 2019, indicate that Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing Home in Gloversville, 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 Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing Home.

Citations for Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing Home

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 21
Life Safety Code Citation 18
Total Citations 39
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 3 inspections.

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

Located in Gloversville, New York, Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing Home is owned by a not-for-profit corporation and operated by Nathan Littauer Hospital Inc. It holds a total of 84 beds and provides baseline services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 94% and an occupancy rate of 96%. Its operating certificate number is 1701000N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 51 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 21 standard health citations, 18 life safety code citations, and two sanctions.

In 2018 Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing Home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding care plan timing and revision; the development and implementation of comprehensive care plans; the proper disposal of garbage and refuse; the review of drug regimens and reporting of irregularities; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; the control and prevention of infection; not employing or engaging staff with a history of adverse actions; the maintenance of sufficient nursing staff; and the provision of treatment and services for dementia. The nursing home has since 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 drug regimens free from unnecessary drugs; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards and with adequate supervision to prevent accidents; personal privacy and the confidentiality of records; keeping residents free from significant medication errors; smoke barriers; and the installation of sprinkler systems. Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing Home has since implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2015 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the notification of changes and 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 $12,000.

In 2012 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding notifications of changes and 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 $20,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing Home in Gloversville, 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.