Bridge View Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawyers

The number of cases involving mistreatment in nursing facilities throughout New York has risen significantly over the last few decades. Many senior citizens, along with rehabilitating and disabled, have become victims of abuse and neglect at the hands of caregivers, employees, visitors, or other patients. If your loved one was injured while living in a Queens County nursing facility, contact the New York Nursing Home Law Center attorneys now for immediate legal assistance.

Our team of dedicated abuse prevention lawyers has handled cases exactly like yours, and we can help your family, too. Let us begin working on your case now to ensure you receive financial compensation to recover your damages.

Bridge View Nursing Home

This long-term care center is a 200-certified bed "for profit" home providing services to residents of Whitestone and Queens County, New York. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:

143 10 20th Ave
Whitestone, New York 11357
(718) 961-1212

Financial Penalties and Violations

State surveyors and federal investigators can penalize nursing homes by denying payment for Medicare services or imposing monetary fines if the facility has been cited for a serious violation of a regulation or rule that harmed or could have harmed residents.

This nursing facility received two complaints and self-reported two serious issues over the last three years that resulted in violation citations. Additional documentation concerning penalties and fines can be reviewed on the New York State Nursing Home Report Website.

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Whitestone New York Nursing Home Safety Concerns

One Star Rating

To ensure families are fully informed of the level of care every nursing home provides, the state of New York and routinely update their long-term care home database systems with info on violations, citations, and deficiencies.

According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, including one out of five stars concerning health inspections, two out of five stars for staffing issues and four out of five stars for quality measures.

  • Failure to Protect Every Resident from All Forms of Abuse Including Physical and Sexual Assault, Physical Punishment, and Neglect by Anybody – citation #F600 date December 5, 2018
  • According to investigators, “the facility did not ensure that a resident was free from physical abuse. This [failure] was evident in one of three residents sampled for physical abuse. Specifically, on January 2, 2018, at 6:25 PM a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) witnessed a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) slapping [the resident] in his face and punched him in his head in the presence of other residents in the dining room.”

    The incident involved a resident that was documented as having long/short-term memory impairments and “was severely impaired, never/rarely made decisions.” The survey team reviewed the Nurse Assistant Accountability Record for December 2017 and January 2018. The record revealed that “there were no instructions on how CNAs are to respond to the resident when the resident becomes agitated or combative.”

    The facility’s Incident Report dated January 2, 2018, documents that on that day at approximately 7:00 PM, “the nurse informed the Nursing Supervisor that [the CNA] slapped the resident on his face and punched him in the head.” That CNA “was immediately removed from duty.” At the time, the resident was assessed and “denied pain and discomfort.”

    A Nursing Progress Note documented by a Nursing Supervisor on that date noted that “the body assessment revealed no injury, no swelling and no signs and symptoms of pain. The resident denied pain and discomfort. The doctor was notified and ordered neurological checks every four hours for twenty-four hours.”

    The surveyors interviewed the CNA, who stated that the resident “was agitated and combative, and she was trying to prevent the resident from hitting her face. She said that she did not hit [the resident but] pointed out that the LPN was in the day room and did not assist her with the combative resident.”

    A second CNA was interviewed and stated that she had observed the resident attempt to hit the first CNA who had “attempted to hold the hands of [the resident] to prevent him from hitting her. It appears that [the resident hit the CNA and that the CNA and the resident’s] hands were both in the air.”

    The survey team interviewed a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), who stated that the resident “was agitated [and] he stood up from the chair and was swinging his arms in the air. She said that [the resident did not hit the CNA].” The LPN pointed out that she did observe the CNA slapping the resident “in his face and punched him in the head.”

Need More Information About Bridge View Nursing Home? Let Us Help

Do you suspect that your loved one is the victim of mistreatment while residing at Bridge View Nursing Home? Contact the New York nursing home abuse lawyers at Nursing Home Law Center at (800) 926-7565 for immediate legal intervention. We represent Queens County victims of abuse and neglect in all areas, including Whitestone.

It is always free to discuss your case with our legal team. We provide a 100% “No Win/No-Fee” Guarantee, meaning you will owe us nothing until we can secure a financial recovery on your behalf.


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Jonathan did a great job helping my family navigate through a lengthy lawsuit involving my grandmother's death in a nursing home. Through every step of the case, Jonathan kept my family informed of the progression of the case. Although our case eventually settled at a mediation, I really was impressed at how well prepared Jonathan was to take the case to trial. Lisa
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