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Regal Heights Rehabilitation and Health Care Center: 11 Public Health Citations, 2 Sanctions

Regal Heights Rehabilitation Publicly available records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 15, 2019, indicate that Regal Heights Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Jackson Heights, 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 Regal Heights Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

Citations for Regal Heights Rehabilitation and Health Care Center

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 2
Life Safety Code Citation 9
Total Citations 11
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 15, 2019]

Located in Jackson Heights, New York, Regal Heights Rehabilitation and Health Care Center is owned by a private LLC and operated by Jackson Heights Care Center, LLC. It holds a total of 280 beds and provides baseline services and adult day health care. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 88% and an occupancy rate of 98%. Its operating certificate number is 7003397N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 90 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 2 standard health citations, 9 life safety code citations, and two sanctions.

In 2018 Regal Heights Rehabilitation and Health Care Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding electrical equipment; emergency program testing requirements; the illumination of means of egress; and the maintenance and testing of sprinkler systems. In connection with these citations, it 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 life safety code standards. In connection with these citations, Regal Heights Rehabilitation and Health Care Center implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2016 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the quality of care surrounding pressure sores. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $2,000.

In 2015 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding drug records and the labeling and storage of drugs and biologicals; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; and life safety code standards. It 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 residents; medical directors; and laboratory and blood banks. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $14,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Regal Heights Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Jackson Heights, 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.