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Norwich Rehabilitation and Nursing Center: 36 Public Health Citations, 3 Sanctions

Norwich Rehabilitation & Nursing CenterPublic records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 7, 2019, indicate that Norwich Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Norwich, 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 Norwich Rehabilitation & Nursing Center.

Citations for Norwich Rehabilitation & Nursing Center

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 24
Life Safety Code Citation 12
Total Citations 36
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 1
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 3.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of 5 inspections.

[Source: New York State Department of Health, accessed May 7, 2019]

Located in Norwich, New York, Norwich Rehabilitation & Nursing Center is owned by a private LLC and operated by Norwich Operating Company, LLC. It holds a total of 80 beds and provides baseline services,  short term respite care, 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 100% and an occupancy rate of 101%. Its operating certificate number is 0824304N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 61 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 24 standard health citations, 12 life safety code citations, and two sanctions.

In 2017 Norwich Rehabilitation & Nursing Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the resident’s right to request, refuse, and discontinue treatment, and to formulate advance directives; the identifiability of information on resident records; discharge from exits; the testing and maintenance of electrical systems; emergency program testing requirements; physician visits; the provision of services that allow residents to attain their highest practicable potential well-being; and the installation, maintenance and testing of sprinkler systems. The facility 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 the development of comprehensive care plans; the provision of activities of daily living care for dependent residents; the maintenance of drug regimens free from unnecessary drugs; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; housekeeping and maintenance services; the control of infection and prevention of its spread; the prohibition of mistreatment, neglect, and misappropriation; the provision of services that allow residents to attain their highest practicable potential well-being; keeping residents free from significant medication errors; the resident’s right to refuse treatment and to formulate advance directives; and the provision of services that meet professional standards. Norwich Rehabilitation & 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 2010 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding accidents and the quality of care surrounding pressure sores. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $4,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Norwich Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Norwich, 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.