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NYS Veterans Home in NYC: 27 Public Health Citations, 3 Sanctions

NYS Veterans HomePublic records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 7, 2019, indicate that NYS Veterans Home in NYC in Jamaica, 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 NYS Veterans Home in NYC.

Citations for NYS Veterans Home in NYC

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 10
Life Safety Code Citation 17
Total Citations 27
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 3 inspections.

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

Located in Jamaica, New York, NYS Veterans Home in NYC is publicly owned and operated by the New York State Department of Health. It holds a total of 250 beds and provides baseline services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 71% and an occupancy rate of 95%. Its operating certificate number is 7003383N.

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 10 standard health citations, 17 life safety code citations, and three sanctions.

In 2018 NYS Veterans Home in NYC received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the completion of comprehensive assessments after significant changes; the proper disposal of garbage and refuse; the control and prevention of infection; cooking facilities; the development of emergency policies and procedures; the storage of gas equipment; the enclosure of hazardous areas; the installation of sprinkler systems; and stairways and smoke-proof enclosures. In connection with these citations, the nursing home implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2016 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 control of infection and prevention of its spread; the maintenance of sufficient dietary support personnel; and life safety code standards. In connection with these citations, NYS Veterans Home in NYC implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2016 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $2,000.

In 2015 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the provision of services that allow residents to attain their highest practicable potential well-being. 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 social services; accidents; and organizational and administrative practices. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $6,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding NYS Veterans Home in NYC in Jamaica, 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.