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Northern Riverview Health Care Center: 33 Public Health Citations, 2 Sanctions

Northern Riverview Health Care Center Public records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 6, 2019, indicate that Northern Riverview Health Care Center in Haverstraw, 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 Northern Riverview Health Care Center.

Citations for Northern Riverview Health Care Center

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 15
Life Safety Code Citation 18
Total Citations 33
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 6, 2019]

Located in Haverstraw, New York, Northern Riverview Health Care Center is owned by a not-for-profit corporation and operated by Northern Riverview Health Care Center. It holds a total of 180 beds and provides baseline services, diagnostic radiology, and short-term respite care. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 68% and an occupancy rate of 94%. Its operating certificate number is 4321302N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 66 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 15 standard health citations, 18 life safety code citations, and two sanctions.

In 2018 Northern Riverview 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 comprehensive care plans; the provision of activities of daily living; the maintenance of drug regimens free from unnecessary drugs; the control and prevention of infection; the labeling and storage of drugs and biologicals; treatment and services for mental and psychosocial concerns; discharge from exits; fire drills; the testing and maintenance of electrical equipment; stairways and smoke-proof enclosures; the testing and maintenance of sprinkler systems; the installation of sprinkler systems; and smoke barriers. 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 storage of gas equipment; the enclosure of hazardous areas; HVAC equipment; standards of construction; and the maintenance and testing of sprinkler systems. In connection with these citations, Northern Riverview Health Care Center implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2013 Northern Riverview Health Care Center was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding accidents and supervision to prevent accidents; administrative practices and procedures; quality assurance; and governing bodies. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $16,000.

In 2011 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding pressure sores; physician visits; effective administration and resident well-being; and the responsibilities of medical directors. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $24,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Northern Riverview Health Care Center in Haverstraw, 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.