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Suffolk Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing: 62 Public Health Citations, 2 Sanctions

Suffolk Center for RehabilitationPublicly available records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 22, 2019, indicate that Suffolk Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Patchogue, 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 Suffolk Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing.

Citations for Suffolk Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing

April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 47
Life Safety Code Citation 15
Total Citations 62
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 2
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 Patchogue, New York, Suffolk Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing is owned by a private LLC and operated by Suffolk Center Receiver LLC. It holds a total of 120 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 78% and an occupancy rate of 91%. Its operating certificate number is 5123305N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 105 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 47 standard health citations, 15 life safety code citations, and 2 sanctions.

In 2018 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the accuracy of assessments; baseline care plans; care and services for patients with limited mobility; care plan timing and revision; the development and implementation of comprehensive care plans; the control and prevention of infection; the identifiability of information on resident records; and the maintenance of a safe, clean, comfortable, and homelike environment. Suffolk Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2017 Suffolk Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing 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; housekeeping and maintenance services; and the provision of services by qualified persons in accordance with each resident’s plan of care. In connection with these citations, the nursing home implemented 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 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.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Suffolk Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Patchogue, 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.