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Newfane Rehab and Health Care Center: 57 Public Health Citations, 2 Sanctions

Newfane Rehab & Health Care CenterPublicly available records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 6, 2019, indicate that Newfane Rehab & Health Care Center in Newfane, 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 Newfane Rehab & Health Care Center.

Citations for Newfane Rehab & Health Care Center

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 44
Life Safety Code Citation 13
Total Citations 57
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 6 inspections.

[Source: New York State Department of Health, accessed May 6, 2019]

Located in Newfane, New York, Newfane Rehab & Health Care Center is owned by a private LLC and operated by Newfane Operations, LLC. It holds a total of 165 beds and provides baseline services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 90% and an occupancy rate of 97%. Its operating certificate number is 3154303N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 103 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 44 standard health citations, 13 life safety code citations, and two sanctions.

In August 2018 Newfane Rehab & Health Care Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the development and implementation of abuse and neglect policies; the encoding and transmission of resident assessments; the sanitary storage, preparation, and procurement of food; keeping residents free from unnecessary psychotropic medication; the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards and with adequate supervision to prevent accidents; the resident’s right to request, refuse, and discontinue treatment and to formulate advance directives; and the maintenance of sufficient nursing staff. In connection with these citations, the facility implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2017 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the sanitary storage, preparation, and service of food; the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards; housekeeping and maintenance services; the maintenance of complete, accurate, and accessible resident records; the resident’s right to self-determination and to make choices; the provision of treatment and care for special needs; and standards of construction. In connection with these citations, Newfane Rehab & Health Care Center implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2016 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the quality of care surrounding nutritional issues. The nursing home was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $10,000.

In 2009 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the quality of care provided to patients. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $2,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Newfane Rehab & Health Care Center in Newfane, 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.