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Steuben Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare: 33 Public Health Citations, 1 Sanction

Steuben CenterPublicly available records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 22, 2019, indicate that Steuben Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Bath, 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 Steuben Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare.

Citations for Steuben Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare

April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 28
Life Safety Code Citation 5
Total Citations 33
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 1
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 3.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of 9 inspections.

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

Located in Bath, New York, Steuben Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare is owned by a private LLC and operated by Steuben Operations Associates LLC. It holds a total of 105 beds and provides baseline services, short-term respite care, clinical laboratory services, outpatient occupational therapy, outpatient physical therapy, and outpatient speech language pathology therapy. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 100% and an occupancy rate of 94%. Its operating certificate number is 5022302N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 160 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 28 standard health citations, 5 life safety code citations, and one sanction.

In 2018 Steuben Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding criminal history record check processes; the development and implementation of abuse and neglect policies; keeping residents free from unnecessary psychotropic medications; the control and prevention of infection; the development of emergency programs; and the testing and maintenance of electrical equipment. The nursing home has since established plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2018 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $10,000.

In 2017 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the maintenance of drug regimens free from unnecessary drugs; the provision of activities of daily living care for dependent residents; the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards and with adequate supervision to prevent accidents; the reasonable accommodation of needs and preferences; and the maintenance of sufficient fluid to ensure hydration. Steuben Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare 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 the completion of accurate, coordinated, and certified assessments; criminal history record check processes; department criminal history reviews; drug records and the labeling and storage of drugs and biologicals; the review of drug regimens; and the maintenance of complete, accurate, and accessible resident records. In connection with these citations, the nursing home implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Steuben Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Bath, 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.