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Pathways Nursing and Rehabilitation Center: 23 Public Health Citations, 1 Sanction

Pathways Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Publicly available records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 9, 2019, indicate that Pathways Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Niskayuna, 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 Pathways Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Citations for Pathways Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 13
Life Safety Code Citation 10
Total Citations 23
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 9, 2019]

Located in Niskayuna, New York, Pathways Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is owned by a private LLC and operated by Niskayuna Operating Company, LLC. It holds a total of 110 beds and provides baseline services, short-term respite care and care for ventilator-dependent residents. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 95% and an occupancy rate of 99%. Its operating certificate number is 4652302N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 67 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 13 standard health citations, 10 life safety code citations, and one sanction.

In 2018 Pathways Nursing and Rehabilitation Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the proper disposal of garbage and refuse; the review of drug regimens and reporting on irregularities; the control of infection; the prevention of infection; gas and vacuum systems; evacuation policies; and policies and procedures concerning medical documentation. The facility has 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 maintenance of drug regimens free from unnecessary drugs; the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards and with adequate supervision to prevent accidents; and housekeeping and maintenance services. In connection with these citations, Pathways Nursing and Rehabilitation Center has implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2015 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the completion of accurate, coordinated and certified assessments; the proper disposal of garbage and refuse; the maintenance of drug regimens free from unnecessary drugs; keeping residents free from significant medication errors; the maintenance of a safe, clean, comfortable and homelike environment; the provision of services by qualified persons in accordance with each resident’s plan of care; and life safety code standards. In connection with these citations, the facility has implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2010 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the quality of care provided to patients; governing bodies; organizational and administrative practices and procedures; and quality assessment and assurance. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $8,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Pathways Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Niskayuna, 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.