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St. Ann’s Community: 39 Public Health Citations, 1 Sanction

St. Ann’s Community Public records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 20, 2019, indicate that St. Ann’s Community in Rochester, 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 St. Ann’s Community.

Citations for St. Ann’s Community

February 1, 2015 to March 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 24
Life Safety Code Citation 15
Total Citations 39
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 2
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 5.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of 7 inspections.

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

Located in Rochester, New York, St. Ann’s Community is owned by a not-for-profit corporation and operated by St. Ann’s Home for the Aged. It holds a total of 88 beds and provides baseline services, adult day health care, outpatient speech language pathology therapy, outpatient occupational therapy, outpatient physical therapy, and diagnostic radiology. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 91% and an occupancy rate of 83%. Its operating certificate number is 2757300N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 100 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 24 standard health citations, 15 life safety code citations, and one sanction.

In 2019 St. Ann’s Community 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 2018 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the development and implementation of comprehensive care plans; the control and prevention of infection; the investigation, prevention, and correction of alleged violations; smoke barriers; and portable fire extinguishers. In connection with these citations, St. Ann’s Community 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; drug records and the labeling and storage of drugs and biologicals; the sanitary storage, preparation, and service of food; routine and emergency dental services; the provision of services by qualified persons in accordance with each resident’s plan of care; the maintenance and testing of sprinkler systems; and stairways and smoke-proof enclosures. The nursing home established plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2016 the nursing home received received connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the investigation and reporting of alleged violations; the provision of care and services that allow residents to attain their highest practicable potential well-being; and keeping residents free from significant medication errors. The nursing home has since established plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding St. Ann’s Community in Rochester, 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.