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Sullivan County Adult Care Center: 21 Public Health Citations, 2 Sanctions

 Sullivan County Adult Care CenterPublicly records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 22, 2019, indicate that Sullivan County Adult Care Center in Liberty, 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 Sullivan County Adult Care Center.

Citations for Sullivan County Adult Care Center

April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 10
Life Safety Code Citation 11
Total Citations 21
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 3 inspections.

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

Located in Liberty, New York, Sullivan County Adult Care Center is publicly owned and operated by the County of Sullivan. It holds a total of 120 beds and provides baseline services and adult day health care. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 90% and an occupancy rate of 85%. Its operating certificate number is 5220301N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 72 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 10 standard health citations, 11 life safety code citations, and 62 sanctions.

In 2017 Sullivan County Adult Care Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding drug records and the labeling and storage of drugs and biologicals; the testing and maintenance of electrical systems and sprinkler systems; elevators; fire drills; and organizational and administrative matters. In connection with these citations, it implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2016 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding drug records and the labeling and storage of drugs and biologicals; the maintenance of essential equipment in safe operating condition; and the sanitary storage, preparation, and service of food. In connection with these citations, Sullivan County Adult Care Center 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 staff treatment of residents; physical environments; and quality assessment and assurance. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $6,000.

In 2015 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding drug records; the maintenance of drug regimens free from unnecessary drugs; the provision of activities that meet the needs and interests of each resident; the reasonable accommodation of needs and preferences; and the provision of services by qualified persons in accordance with each resident’s plan of care. In connection with these citations, it implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2011 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding hydration. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $10,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Sullivan County Adult Care Center in Liberty, 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.