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Information & Ratings on Livingston Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Livingston, New York
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This nursing center is a "for profit" Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility providing services and cares to residents of Livingston and Columbia County, New York. The 120-certified bed long-term care nursing home is located at:
2781 Route 9
Livingston, New York 12541
Livingston Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Livingston Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes wound care, long-term care, memory care, nutritional care, and restorative services involving neurological disorders, amputee management, and joint replacement care.Financial Penalties and Violations
The investigators for the federal and state nursing home regulatory agencies have the legal authority to impose monetary fines or deny payment for Medicare services if the nursing facility is cited for serious violations of rules and regulations.
The nursing home also received nine complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional documentation about fines and penalties can be found on the New York State Nursing Home Report Website.
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According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, including two out of five stars concerning health inspections, one out of five stars for staffing issues and two out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Report and Investigate Any Act or Reports of Abuse, Neglect or Mistreatment of Residents – citation #F225 date July 20, 2017
According to state investigators, “the facility did not have evidence that alleged violations involving abuse, neglect, or mistreatment were investigated during a recertification survey for [one resident]. Specifically, [for that resident], the facility did not ensure that two of the resident’s falls were investigated to rule out abuse, mistreatment, or neglect.”
The incident involved a cognitively intact resident who “was usually able to understand others and was able to make herself understood.” The Nursing Progress Note indicated that the resident “called the rehab department this morning [stating] ‘I am on the floor.’ The therapist went to the unit, notified the nursing staff, who stated that the resident did not yell out to let them know she was on the floor.”
A nurse assessed the resident and therapists assisted the resident back to their wheelchair. “No report of pain or other issues” were documented. The resident stated that “she was on the phone, was not paying attention and slid out of her wheelchair.”
The state investigator reviewed the Nursing Progress Note documented the following day that indicated that the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) “lowered the resident to the floor on her legs.” However, “there was no documented evidence in the Incident or Accident Reports for the above falls and no evidence the above falls were investigated.”
The survey team interviewed the Director of Nursing who stated that “there were no Incident and Accident Reports for the falls” on two occasions including on January 27, 2017, and February 11, 2017, and there should have been.” The Director stated that “she was not the Director of Nursing at that time.”
The facility Administrator stated that “for a fall, there should be an evaluation [completed] by a Registered Nurse (RN) and the Physician should be notified. There should be statements obtained from any witnesses, and an Incident and Accident Report should be started by the Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor.”
The Administrator stated that the report “should be forward to the Assistant Director of Nursing and the Director of Nursing, and they follow up on the investigation.” The nursing home failed to follow established regulations and protocols.
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