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Saratoga Center for Rehab and Skilled Nursing Care: 98 Public Health Citations, 3 Sanctions

Saratoga Center for RehabPublic records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 20, 2019, indicate that Saratoga Center for Rehab and Skilled Nursing Care in Ballston Spa, 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 Saratoga Center for Rehab and Skilled Nursing Care.

Citations for Saratoga Center for Rehab and Skilled Nursing Care

February 1, 2015 to March 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 80
Life Safety Code Citation 18
Total Citations 98
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 6
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 6.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of 9 inspections.

[Source: New York State Department of Health, accessed May 20, 2019]

Located in Ballston Spa, New York, Saratoga Center for Rehab and Skilled Nursing Care is owned by a private LLC and operated by Saratoga Center for Care LLC. It holds a total of 257 beds and provides baseline services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an unavailable employee flu vaccination rate and an occupancy rate of 79%. Its operating certificate number is 4520302N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 242 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 80 standard health citations, 18 life safety code citations, and three sanctions.

In April 2018 Saratoga Center for Rehab and Skilled Nursing Care received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding care plan timing and revision; the development and implementation of comprehensive care plans; the proper disposal of garbage and refuse; the maintenance of essential equipment in safe operating condition; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; the control and prevention of infection; keeping residents free from significant medication errors; the maintenance of a safe, clean, comfortable and homelike environment; patient sleeping room doors; and the testing and maintenance of electrical equipment, fire alarm systems, and sprinkler systems. In connection with these citations, the nursing home established 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 completion of accurate, coordinated, and certified assessments; the development of comprehensive care plans; 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; physician visits; the resident’s right to be free of physical restraints; the provision of services that meet professional standards; the maintenance of sufficient fluid to prevent hydration; and the provision of treatment and services to prevent and heal pressure sores. In connection with these citations, Saratoga Center for Rehab and Skilled Nursing Care established plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

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 $4,000.

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 $30,000.

In 2015 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding housekeeping and maintenance services. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $2,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Saratoga Center for Rehab and Skilled Nursing Care in Ballston Spa, 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.