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Wingate at Beacon: 37 Public Health Citations, 1 Sanction

WingatePublicly available records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 30, 2019, indicate that Wingate at Beacon in Beacon, 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 Wingate at Beacon.

Citations for Wingate at Beacon

May 1, 2015 to April 30, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 23
Life Safety Code Citation 14
Total Citations 37
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 30, 2019]

Located in Beacon, New York, Wingate at Beacon is owned by a private corporation and operated by Wingate at St. Francis, LLC. It holds a total of 160 beds and provides baseline services and services for ventilator-dependent patients. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 47% and an occupancy rate of 91%. Its operating certificate number is 1301301N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 44 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 23 standard health citations, 14 life safety code citations, and one sanction.

In 2018 Wingate at Beacon 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 review of drug regimens and reporting of irregularities; the sanitary storage, preparation, and service of food; the resident’s right to be free from physical restraints; the maintenance of a safe, clean, comfortable and homelike environment; the maintenance of sufficient nursing staff; fire drills; the testing and maintenance of electrical equipment; the installation of sprinkler systems; and stairways and smoke-proof enclosures. In connection with these citations, the nursing home implemented 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 development of comprehensive care plans; drug records and the labeling and storage of drugs and biologicals; keeping drug regimens free from unnecessary drugs; the resident’s right to participate in care planning and the revision of care plans; the provision of care and services that allow residents to attain their highest practicable potential well-being; the provision of services by qualified persons in accordance with each resident’s plan of care; and the maintenance and testing of sprinkler systems. In connection with these citations, Wingate at Beacon 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 pressure sores; accidents; medical services; organizational and administrative policies and procedures; and governing bodies. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $12,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Wingate at Beacon in Beacon, 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.