According to a report from the N.Y.S. Comptroller, the N.Y.S Department of health issued 42,585 citations rated with a potential for more than minimal harm from 2012-2015.
The department has the ability to impose fines in these instances but chooses not to.
Holding Nursing home administration accountable is a key component to preventing patient harm.
Although the State hasn’t held Nursing home staff accountable, we will. Click here to learn more about legal options for abused or neglected nursing home residents.