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The Brightonian: 56 Public Health Citations, 1 Sanction

The BrightonianPublic records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 23, 2019, indicate that The Brightonian in Rochester, 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 The Brightonian.

Citations for The Brightonian

April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 43
Life Safety Code Citation 13
Total Citations 56
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 4 inspections.

[Source: New York State Department of Health, accessed May 23, 2019]

Located in Rochester, New York, The Brightonian is owned by a private corporation and operated by The Brightonian Inc. It holds a total of 54 beds and provides baseline services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 51% and an occupancy rate of 86%. Its operating certificate number is 2750307N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 27 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 43 standard health citations, 13 life safety code citations, and one sanction.

In 2019 The Brightonian received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding baseline care plans; activities of daily living; the development and implementation of comprehensive care plans; the review of drug regimens and reporting of irregularities; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; the control and prevention of infection; keeping residents free from unnecessary psychotropic medications; the investigation, prevention, and correction of alleged violations; refraining from employing or engaging staff with a history of adverse actions; pain management; residents’ rights and the exercise thereof; and the resident’s right to be free from physical restraints. In connection with these citations, the nursing home established plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2015 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; the provision of activities of daily living care for dependent residents; the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards; care and services for residents with limited mobility; influenza and pneumococcal immunizations; the investigation and reporting of alleged violations; the reasonable accommodation of residents’ needs and preferences; resident call systems; the resident’s right to participate in care planning and the revision of care plans; and the provision of services by qualified persons in accordance with each resident’s plan of care. In connection with these citations, The Brightonian implemented Department of Health-approved plans of correction.

In 2011 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 $2,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding The Brightonian in Rochester, 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.