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The Cottages at Garden Grove: 29 Public Health Citations, 1 Sanction

The CottagesPublic records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 27, 2019, indicate that The Cottages at Garden Grove in Cicero, New York has received multiple citations and a sanction from the Department of Health. Our law firm is interested in hearing from patients who have complaints regarding The Cottages at Garden Grove.

Citations for The Cottages at Garden Grove

May 1, 2015 to April 30, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 25
Life Safety Code Citation 4
Total Citations 29
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 5 inspections.

[Source: New York State Department of Health, accessed May 27, 2019]

Located in Cicero, New York, The Cottages at Garden Grove is owned by a not-for-profit corporation and operated by Plaza Nursing Home Company Inc. It holds a total of 156 beds and provides baseline services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 88% and an occupancy rate of 92%. Its operating certificate number is 3301323N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 62 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 25 standard health citations, 4 life safety code citations, and one sanction.

In 2018 The Cottages at Garden Grove received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the development and implementation of comprehensive care plans; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; keeping residents free from abuse and neglect; the investigation, prevention, and correction of alleged violations; means of egress; essential electrical systems; and the maintenance and testing of sprinkler systems. In connection with these citations, the nursing home implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2017 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the investigation, prevention, and correction of alleged violations; the maintenance of drug regimens free from unnecessary drugs; the maintenance of an environment free from accident hazards and with adequate supervision to prevent accidents; the control and prevention of infection; the resident’s right to refuse treatment and to formulate advance directives; the provision of treatment and care for residents with special needs; and the provision of treatment and services to prevent and heal pressure sores. In connection with these citations, The Cottages at Garden Grove implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2009 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding activities of daily living and the quality of care provided to residents. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $12,0000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding The Cottages at Garden Grove in Cicero, 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.