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Norwegian Christian Home and Health Center: 19 Public Health Citations, 1 Sanction

Norwegian Christian Home and Health CenterPublic records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 6, 2019, indicate that Norwegian Christian Home and Health Center in Brooklyn, New York has received citations and a sanction from the Department of Health. Our law firm is interested in hearing from patients who have complaints regarding Norwegian Christian Home and Health Center.

Citations for Norwegian Christian Home and Health Center

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 11
Life Safety Code Citation 8
Total Citations 19
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 5 inspections.

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

Located in Brooklyn, New York, Norwegian Christian Home and Health Center is owned by a not-for-profit corporation and operated by Norwegian Christian Home and Health Center Inc. It holds a total of 135 beds and provides baseline services, outpatient occupational therapy, outpatient physical therapy, and outpatient speech language pathology therapy. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 65% and an occupancy rate of 96%. Its operating certificate number is 7001316N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 43 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 11 standard health citations, 8 life safety code citations, and one sanction.

In 2018 Norwegian Christian Home and Health Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding accounting and records of personal funds; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; the control of infection and prevention of its spread; the labeling and storage of drugs and biologicals; and the resident’s right to request, refuse, and discontinue treatment, and to formulate advance directives. In connection with these citations, the nursing home implemented Department of Health-approved plans of correction.

In 2017 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the testing and maintenance of electrical equipment; HVAC systems; the installation of sprinkler systems; and the testing and maintenance of sprinkler systems. In connection with these citations, Norwegian Christian Home and Health Center implemented Department of Health-approved plans of correction.

In 2016 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the provision of services that meet professional standards; and the control of infection and prevention of its spread. In connection with these citations, the nursing home implemented Department of Health-approved plans of correction.

In 2015 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 of unnecessary drugs; physician visits; the provision of services by qualified professionals in accordance with each resident’s plan of care; the provision of services that meet professional standards; and life safety code standards. In connection with these citations, the nursing home implemented Department of Health-approved plans of correction.

In 2009 Norwegian Christian Home and Health Center was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding accidents and administrative practices and procedures. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $4,000. In connection with these citations, the nursing home implemented Department of Health-approved plans of correction.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Norwegian Christian Home and Health Center in Brooklyn, 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.