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St. Joseph’s Home: 15 Public Health Citations, 3 Sanctions

St. Joseph’s HomePublic records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 20, 2019, indicate that St. Joseph’s Home in Ogdensburg, 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 St. Joseph’s Home.

Citations for St. Joseph’s Home

February 1, 2015 to March 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 7
Life Safety Code Citation 8
Total Citations 15
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 20, 2019]

Located in Ogdensburg, New York, St. Joseph’s Home is owned by a not-for-profit corporation and operated by St. Joseph’s Home. It holds a total of 82 beds and provides baseline services and short-term respite care. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 100% and an occupancy rate of 100%. Its operating certificate number is 4401300N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 12 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 7 standard health citations, 8 life safety code citations, and three sanctions.

In 2017 St. Joseph’s Home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the testing and maintenance of electrical equipment; the testing and maintenance of sprinkler systems; and smoke barriers. The nursing home has since established plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2016 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the control of infection and prevention of its spread; the provision of activities of daily living care for dependent residents; the investigation and reporting of alleged violations; the provision of care and services for patients with limited mobility; and the resident’s right to be free from physical restraints. St. Joseph’s Home has since established plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2015 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; and the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards and with adequate supervision to prevent accidents. The nursing home has since established plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2012 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the care of pressure sores; and accidents and supervision adequate to prevent them. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $12,000.

In 2013 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding pressure sores and accidents. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $12,000.

In 2009 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 $1,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding St. Joseph’s Home in Ogdensburg, 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.