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The Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation at Hoosick Falls: 45 Public Health Citations, 1 Sanction

The Center for Nursing and RehabilitationPublic records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 23, 2019, indicate that The Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation at Hoosick Falls in Hoosick Falls, 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 Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation at Hoosick Falls.

Citations for The Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation at Hoosick Falls

April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 23
Life Safety Code Citation 22
Total Citations 45
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 Hoosick Falls, New York, The Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation at Hoosick Falls is owned by a not-for-profit corporation and operated by Hoosick Falls Health Center 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 94% and an occupancy rate of 80%. Its operating certificate number is 4120300N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 68 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 23 standard health citations, 22 life safety code citations, and one sanction.

In 2019 The Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation at Hoosick Falls received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding baseline care plans; the provision of activities that meet the interests and needs of each resident; the review of drug regimens and reporting of irregularities; the development and implementation of comprehensive care plans; the sanitary storage, preparation, and service of food; the control of infection; personal food policies; resident rights and the exercise thereof; the testing and maintenance of electrical systems; local, state, and tribal collaboration processes; the installation of sprinkler systems; and smoke barriers. In connection with these citations, the nursing home established plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2017 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding department criminal history reviews; the maintenance of drug regimens free from unnecessary drugs; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; the investigation and reporting of alleged violations; the testing and maintenance of electrical equipment and sprinkler systems; cooking facilities; and smoke barriers. In connection with these citations, The Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation at Hoosick Falls implemented Department of Health-approved plans of correction.

In 2016 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding accidents; and quality assessment and assurance. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $4,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding The Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation at Hoosick Falls in Hoosick Falls, 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.