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St. Luke Residential Health Care Facility: 26 Public Health Citations, 2 Sanctions

St. Luke Residential Health CarePublic records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 20, 2019, indicate that St. Luke Residential Health Care Facility in Oswego, 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. Luke Residential Health Care Facility.

Citations for St. Luke Residential Health Care Facility

February 1, 2015 to March 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 19
Life Safety Code Citation 7
Total Citations 26
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 1
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 4.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of 5 inspections.

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

Located in Oswego, New York, St. Luke Residential Health Care Facility is owned by a not-for-profit corporation and operated by St. Luke Residential Health Care Facility Inc.. It holds a total of 82 beds and provides baseline services and adult day health care. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 94% and an occupancy rate of 92%. Its operating certificate number is 3702309N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 213 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 19 standard health citations, 7 life safety code citations, and two sanctions.

In 2019 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the investigation and, prevention and correction of alleged violations; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; the provision of care and services for residents with limited mobility; the quality of care provided to patients; the resident’s right to request, refuse, and discontinue treatment, and to formulate advance directives; the testing and maintenance of electrical equipment; the installation of sprinkler systems; and the testing and maintenance of sprinkler systems. In connection with these findings, St. Luke Residential Health Care Facility established plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2017 St. Luke Residential Health Care Facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the control of infection and prevention of is spread; the investigation and reporting of alleged violations; and physician visits. It implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2016 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding care and services for residents with limited mobility; the control of infection and prevention of its spread; influenza and pneumococcal immunizations; the investigation and reporting of alleged violations; the resident’s right to be free from physical restraints; the provision of treatment and devices to maintain hearing and vision; and the provision of treatment and services to prevent and heal pressure sores. In connection with these citations, it implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

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 St. Luke Residential Health Care Facility in Oswego, 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.