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St. Margaret’s Center: 20 Public Health Citations, 3 Sanctions

St. Margaret's CenterPublicly available records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 22, 2019, indicate that St. Margaret’s Center in Albany, 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. Margaret’s Center.

Citations for St. Margaret’s Center

April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 18
Life Safety Code Citation 2
Total Citations 20
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 2 inspections.

[Source: New York State Department of Health, accessed May 22, 2019]

Located in Albany, New York, St. Margaret’s Center is owned by a not-for-profit corporation and operated by Center for Disability Services Holding Corporation. It holds a total of 92 beds and provides baseline services, care for pediatric ventilator-dependent patients, and short-term respite care. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 92% and an occupancy rate of 97%. Its operating certificate number is 0101307N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 19 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 18 standard health citations, 2 life safety code citations, and three sanctions.

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 sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; the maintenance of complete, accurate, and accessible resident records; and keeping residents free from significant medication errors. In connection with these citations, the facility implemented Department of Health-approved plans of correction.

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 $10,000.

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 $10,000.

In 2015 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the investigation and reporting of alleged violations; the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards and with adequate supervision to prevent accidents; effective administration and resident well-being; and keeping residents free of significant medication errors. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $16,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding St. Margaret’s Center in Albany, 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.