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Niagara Rehabilitation and Nursing Center: 101 Public Health Citations, 3 Sanctions

Niagara Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Publicly available records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 6, 2019, indicate that Niagara Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Niagara Falls, 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 Niagara Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.

Citations for Niagara Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 70
Life Safety Code Citation 31
Total Citations 101
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 5
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 5.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of 10 inspections.

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

Located in Niagara Falls, New York, Niagara Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is owned by a private LLC and operated by Amerifalls, LLC. It holds a total of 160 beds and provides baseline services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 86% and an occupancy rate of 80%. Its operating certificate number is 3102311N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 210 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 70 standard health citations, 31 life safety code citations, and three sanctions.

In 2018 Niagara Rehabilitation and Nursing Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the maintenance of an accident-free environment with adequate supervision to prevent accidents; the quality of care provided to patients; the activities of daily living provided for dependent residents; criminal history record check processes; the development and implementation of comprehensive care plans; the proper disposal of garbage and refuse; keeping residents free from unnecessary psychotropic medication; the review of drug regimens and reporting of irregularities; health provider network access and reporting; the control and prevention of infection; the maintenance of nutrition and hydration status; the reporting of alleged violations; the identifiability of information on resident records; the right to forms of communication with privacy; doors with self-closing devices; fire drills; portable space heaters, smoke barriers; the installation of sprinkler systems; and the establishment of emergency programs. The nursing home has since implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2016 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding criminal history record check processes; the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards and with adequate supervision to prevent accidents; housekeeping and maintenance services; physician visits; the provision of care and services that allow residents to attain their highest practicable potential well-being; the provision of medically related social services; the reasonable accommodation of residents’ needs and preferences; the provision of services by qualified persons in accordance with each resident’s plan of care; and routine and emergency dental services. Niagara Rehabilitation and Nursing Center has since implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2017 the nursing home 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 2016 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the provision of care and services that allow residents to attain their highest practicable potential well-being. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $10,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Niagara Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Niagara Falls, 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.