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Wayne County Nursing Home: 24 Public Health Citations, 1 Sanction

Wayne County Nursing HomePublicly available records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 27, 2019, indicate that Wayne County Nursing Home in Lyons, 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 Wayne County Nursing Home.

Citations for Wayne County Nursing Home

May 1, 2015 to April 30, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 17
Life Safety Code Citation 7
Total Citations 24
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 Lyons, New York, Wayne County Nursing Home is publicly owned and operated by the Wayne County Board of Supervisors. It holds a total of 192 beds and provides baseline services, outpatient occupational therapy, outpatient physical therapy, and outpatient speech language pathology therapy. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 91% and an occupancy rate of 87%. Its operating certificate number is 5823302N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 80 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 17 standard health citations, 7 life safety code citations, and one sanction.

In 2018 Wayne County Nursing Home 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; respiratory care; aisle, corridor or ramp width; and HVAC equipment. 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 the completion of accurate, coordinated, and certified assessments; the provision of activities of daily living care for dependent residents; the completion of comprehensive assessments; the development of comprehensive care plans; the control of infection and prevention of its spread; the investigation and reporting of alleged violations; the provision of care and services that allow residents to attain their highest practicable potential well-being; the resident’s right to participate in care planning and the revision of care plans; the provision of services by qualified persons in accordance with each resident’s plan of care; portable fire extinguishers; and the resident’s right to prompt efforts to resolve grievances. In connection with these citations, Wayne County Nursing Home established plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2016 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding treatment and services to prevent and heal pressure sores; the completion of accurate, coordinated, and certified assessments; the sanitary storage, preparation, and service of food; the control of infection and prevention of its spread; and the investigation and reporting of alleged violations. The nursing home implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2009 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding accidents. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $4,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Wayne County Nursing Home in Lyons, 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.