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Silver Lake Specialized Rehabilitation and Care Center in Staten Island, New York has received citations and a sanction from the Department of Health.

Silver Lake Specialized Rehabilitation Publicly available records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 20, 2019, indicate that Silver Lake Specialized Rehabilitation and Care Center in Staten Island, 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 Silver Lake Specialized Rehabilitation and Care Center.

Citations for Silver Lake Specialized Rehabilitation and Care Center

February 1, 2015 to March 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 33
Life Safety Code Citation 24
Total Citations 57
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 2
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 4.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of 10 inspections. Records also list 1 inspection resulting in no citations.

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

Located in Staten Island, New York, Silver Lake Specialized Rehabilitation and Care Center is owned by a private LLC and operated by Silver Lake Specialized Rehabilitation and Care Center, LLC. It holds a total of 278 beds and provides baseline services, clinical laboratory services, services for ventilator-dependent residents, and diagnostic radiology services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 70% and an occupancy rate of 82%. Its operating certificate number is 7004323N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 84 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 33 standard health citations, 24 life safety code citations, and one sanction.

In 2018 Silver Lake Specialized Rehabilitation and Care Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the accuracy of assessments; administrative policies and procedures; care plan timing and revision; the review of drug regimens and reporting of irregularities; the encoding and transmission of resident assessments; the establishment of an emergency program; facility assessments; keeping residents free from unnecessary psychotropic medication; the control and prevention of infection; physician visits; resident rights and the exercise thereof; the resident’s right to be free from physician restraints; the construction of walls; discharge from exits; the testing and maintenance of sprinkler systems and electrical equipment; smoke barriers; and stairways and smoke-proof enclosures. 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 installation of sprinkler systems; the maintenance of drug regimens free from unnecessary drugs; and the provision of services that meet professional standards. Silver Lake Specialized Rehabilitation and Care Center established 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 provision of a quality of care that allows residents to attain their highest practicable potential well-being. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $2,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Silver Lake Specialized Rehabilitation and Care Center 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.