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Sapphire Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing of Central Queens: 7 Public Health Citations, 1 Sanction

Sapphire Center for RehabilitationPublic records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 17, 2019, indicate that Sapphire Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing of Central Queens in Flushing, 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 Sapphire Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing of Central Queens.

Citations for Sapphire Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing of Central Queens

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 0
Life Safety Code Citation 7
Total Citations 7
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 17, 2019]

Located in Flushing, New York, Sapphire Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing of Central Queens is owned by a private LLC and operated by Sapphire Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing of Central Queens, LLC. It holds a total of 227 beds and provides baseline services, clinical laboratory services, and diagnostic radiology services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 90% and an occupancy rate of 97%. Its operating certificate number is 7003415N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 17 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received zero standard health citations, seven life safety code citations, and one sanction.

In June 2018 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the maintenance and testing of sprinkler systems. In connection with these citations, Sapphire Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing of Central Queens has implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2018 Sapphire Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing of Central Queens was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $10,000.

In 2016 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding aisle, corridor or ramp widths; the storage of gas cylinders and containers; means of egress; the installation of sprinkler systems; and standards of construction. In connection with these citations, the nursing home established plans of correction approved by public health authorities

In 2015 the nursing home received a citation in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the regular inspection of cooking facilities. In connection with this citation citations, it implemented a Department of Health-approved plan of correction.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Sapphire Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing of Central Queens in Flushing, 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.