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Richmond Center for Rehabilitation and Specialty Healthcare: 27 Public Health Citations, 4 Sanctions

Richmond Center for RehabilitationPublic records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 15, 2019, indicate that Richmond Center for Rehabilitation and Specialty Healthcare in Staten Island, 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 Richmond Center for Rehabilitation and Specialty Healthcare.

Citations for Richmond Center for Rehabilitation and Specialty Healthcare

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 14
Life Safety Code Citation 13
Total Citations 27
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 2
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 7.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of 3 inspections.

[Source: New York State Department of Health, accessed May 15, 2019]

Located in Staten Island, New York, Richmond Center for Rehabilitation and Specialty Healthcare is owned by a private LLC and operated by SV Operating Three, LLC. It holds a total of 300 beds and provides baseline services, adult day health care for AIDS patients, transfusion services, health fairs, and behavioral intervention services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 81% and an occupancy rate of 106%. Its operating certificate number is 7004324N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 338 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 14 standard health citations, 13 life safety code citations, and four sanctions.

In January 2019 Richmond Center for Rehabilitation and Specialty Healthcare received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding accounting and records of personal funds; the timing and revision of care plans; the control and prevention of infection; the maintenance of a safe, clean, comfortable and homelike environment; essential electrical systems; smoking regulations; the installation, maintenance and testing of sprinkler systems; and smoke barriers. The nursing home implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2017 Richmond Center for Rehabilitation and Specialty Healthcare 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 development and implementation of policies governing abuse and neglect; the investigation and reporting of alleged violations; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; housekeeping and maintenance services; physician visits; and the provision of a quality of care that allows residents to attain their highest practicable potential well-being. In connection with these citations, it 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 $12,000.

In 2016 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding investigations; abuse; policies and procedures concerning resident behavior and facility practices; the development of care plans; mental and psychological care; accidents; administrative practices and procedures; medical directors; and quality assessment and assurance. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $18,000.

In 2016 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.

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.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Richmond Center for Rehabilitation and Specialty Healthcare in Staten Island, 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.