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Presbyterian Home for Central New York: 35 Public Health Citations, 3 Sanctions

Presbyterian HomePublicly available records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 10, 2019, indicate that Presbyterian Home for Central New York in New Hartford, 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 Presbyterian Home for Central New York.

 

Citations for Presbyterian Home for Central New York

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 26
Life Safety Code Citation 9
Total Citations 35
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 2
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 6.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of 5 inspections.

[Source: New York State Department of Health, accessed May 10, 2019]

Located in New Hartford, New York, Presbyterian Home for Central New York is owned by a not-for-profit corporation and operated by Presbyterian Home for Central New York Inc. It holds a total of 236 beds and provides baseline services, adult day health 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 90% and an occupancy rate of 86%. Its operating certificate number is 3227303N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 121 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 26 standard health citations, 9 life safety code citations, and three sanctions.

In 2018 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 $2,000.

In 2017 Presbyterian Home for Central New York received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding accounting and records of personal funds; care and services for residents with limited mobility; the prevention and control of infection; the labeling and storage of drugs and biologicals; the testing and maintenance of fire alarm systems; and the testing and maintenance of sprinkler systems. In connection with these findings, the facility has 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 regarding the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $2,000.

In 2016 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding dignity and the respect of individuality; the development of comprehensive care plans; housekeeping and maintenance services; the maintenance of drug regimens free from unnecessary drugs; housekeeping and maintenance services; the investigation and reporting of alleged violations; the provision of care and services that allow residents to attain their highest practicable potential well-being; and the resident’s rights to refuse treatment and to formulate advance directives. In connection with these findings, Presbyterian Home for Central New York has implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2010 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding accidents. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $10,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Presbyterian Home for Central New York in New Hartford, 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.