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Waterview Nursing Care Center: 21 Public Health Citations, 1 Sanction

Waterview Nursing Care Publicly available records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 27, 2019, indicate that Waterview Nursing Care Center in Flushing, 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 Waterview Nursing Care Center.

Citations for Waterview Nursing Care Center

May 1, 2015 to April 30, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 11
Life Safety Code Citation 10
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 27, 2019]

Located in Flushing, New York, Waterview Nursing Care Center is owned by a private corporation and operated by Waterview Nursing Care Center Inc. It holds a total of 200 beds and provides baseline services, clinical laboratory services, and diagnostic radiology services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 99% and an occupancy rate of 88%. Its operating certificate number is 7003367N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 61 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 11 standard health citations, 10 life safety code citations, and one sanction.

In 2018 Waterview Nursing Care Center received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the size of bedrooms; the development of communication plans; doors with self-closing devices; the storage of gas equipment; and standards of construction. In connection with these citations, the nursing home established plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2016 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the development of comprehensive care plans; the maintenance of drug regimens free from unnecessary drugs; the maintenance of essential equipment in safe operating condition; the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards and with adequate supervision to prevent accidents; procedures to ensure the availability of water; the reasonable accommodation of residents’ needs and preferences; the maintenance of complete, accurate, and accessible resident records; the provision of services by qualified persons in accordance with each resident’s plan of care; the provision of treatment and devices to maintain hearing and vision; the enclosure of hazardous areas; portable fire extinguishers; and smoke barriers. Waterview Nursing Care Center subsequently implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2010 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding accidents; and organizational and administrative policies and procedures. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $4,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Waterview Nursing Care Center in Flushing, 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.