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Information & Ratings on Park Gardens Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Riverdale, New York
Mistreating senior citizens living in nursing homes is an unacceptable, reprehensible, and disgraceful action done by the hands of caregivers, visitors, and other patients. Many families relocate their loved one into the nursing home, believing that they will receive the highest level of care in a safe environment. Unfortunately, neglect and abuse are an all too common occurrence that leaves victims harmed, injured, or dead.
If your loved one was injured while living in a Bronx County nursing facility, contact the New York Nursing Home Law Center Attorneys now for immediate legal intervention. Let our team of dedicated abuse prevention lawyers work on your family’s behalf to ensure you are financially compensated for your monetary damages.
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This center is a 200-certified bed Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility providing services to residents of Riverdale and Bronx County, New York. The "for profit" long-term care home is located at:
Riverdale, New York 10471
Park Gardens Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
In addition to providing 24/7 skilled nursing care, Park Gardens Rehabilitation and Nursing Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes palliative care, behavior management, pain management, IV (intravenous) therapy, wound care, and psychology and psychiatry services. The facility also provides physical, speech, and occupational therapies.Financial Penalties and Violations
The federal government and the state of New York routinely monitor every nursing facility to identify serious violations of established rules and regulations and levy monetary fines or deny payments through Medicare when problems are found. Typically, these violations result in penalties when investigators found severe problems that harmed or could have harmed a resident.
Additional information about this nursing home can be found on the New York State Nursing Home Report Website.
Your family can visit Medicare.gov and the New York Department of Public Health website to obtain a complete list of all violations, citations, and deficiencies identified by investigators and surveyors.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, including one out of five stars concerning health inspections, one out of five stars for staffing issues and four out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Timely Report Suspected Abuse, Neglect or Theft and Report the Results of the Investigation to Proper Authorities – citation #F609 date February 11, 2019
- Failure to Respond Appropriately to All Alleged Violations – citation #F610 date February 11, 2019
According to state surveyors, “the facility did not ensure that an alleged violation involving abuse was reported to the New York State Department of Health with an acceptable time frame. Specifically, the facility did not report an allegation of verbal abuse by a resident to the [Department of Health]” within 24 hours as required by law.
The surveyors interviewed a resident who stated that “he was sitting in the Main Dining Room doing some coloring during activities sometime before lunch was served. A Physical Therapist Assistant came into the [dining room] and requested the resident give him his wheelchair because the resident had completed a physical therapy program and the Rehabilitation Department wanted to use a wheelchair for another resident.”
At that time, the resident refused, and the physical therapist Assistant said: “f*** you.” The Physical Therapist Assistant then turned to another resident sitting at the table and told her to ‘get out of my face.’ No other staff members were close enough to hear the conversation.”
The reporting resident “initially stated that he was unsure of who to report the incident to since [they have] never had a situation like this happen to him while a resident in the facility.” The resident stated that “he will report this incident to the appropriate staff member in the administration and initiate the grievance/abuse investigation procedure.”
The nursing home “did not ensure that an alleged violation involving abuse was reported to the New York State Department of Health within the acceptable time frame. Specifically, the facility did not report an allegation of verbal abuse by a resident” timely. The law indicates that the violation must be reported to the Department of Health “within two hours after forming suspicion.”
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