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Sunnyside Care Center: 41 Public Health Citations, 2 Sanctions

Sunnyside Care CenterPublic records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 22, 2019, indicate that Sunnyside Care Center in East Syracuse, 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 Sunnyside Care Center.

Citations for Sunnyside Care Center

April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 34
Life Safety Code Citation 7
Total Citations 41
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 7 inspections.

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

Located in East Syracuse, New York, Sunnyside Care Center is owned by a private LLC and operated by Sunnyside Care Center LLC. It holds a total of 80 beds and provides baseline services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 75% and an occupancy rate of 96%. Its operating certificate number is 3321301N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 81 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 34 standard health citations, 7 life safety code citations, and 2 sanctions.

In 2019 Sunnyside Care Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding electrical equipment and the enclosure of hazardous areas. In connection with these citations, the nursing home implemented a plan of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2018 the nursing home received a citation in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the notification of changes such as injuries or declines in status. In connection with this citation, Sunnyside Care Center implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2017 the nursing home received a citation 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 control of infection and prevention of its spread; and the maintenance of a safe, clean, comfortable and homelike environment. In connection with these citations, the nursing home established plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2016 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards; and space and equipment. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $4,000.

In 2012 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding accidents; the provision of food in a form that meets residents’ needs; administrative policies and procedures; and quality assurance. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $8,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Sunnyside Care Center in East Syracuse, 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.