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St. Patrick’s Home: 23 Public Health Citations, 1 Sanction

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

Citations for St. Patrick’s Home

February 1, 2015 to March 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 10
Life Safety Code Citation 13
Total Citations 23
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 4 inspections.

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

Located in the Bronx, New York, St. Patrick’s Home is owned by a not-for-profit corporation and operated by St. Patrick’s Home for the Aged & Infirm. It holds a total of 264 beds and provides baseline services, clinical laboratory services, and diagnostic radiology services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 77% and an occupancy rate of 94%. Its operating certificate number is 7000307N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 34 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 10 standard health citations, 13 life safety code citations, and one sanction.

In 2018 St. Patrick’s Home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the enclosure of hazardous areas; portable fire extinguishers; the installation of sprinkler systems; and the maintenance and texting of sprinkler systems. In connection with these citations, the nursing home established plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2017 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the maintenance of an accident-free environment. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $10,000.

In 2016 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards and with adequate supervision to prevent accidents; the development of comprehensive care plans; the maintenance of a drug regimen free from unnecessary drugs; physician visits; the provision of services by qualified persons in accordance with each resident’s plan of care; and the provision of treatment and services to maintain hearing and vision. St. Patrick’s Home implemented 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 criminal history record check processes; drug records and the labeling and storage of drugs and biologicals; the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards and with adequate supervision to prevent accidents; and the resident’s right to participate in care planning and the revision of care plans. The nursing home implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding St. Patrick’s Home in the Bronx, 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.