Orange County Health Department

Long-Term Home Health Care Program (serves both long- and short-term patients)

Inspection Report

The New York State Department of Health conducts periodic inspections of home care agencies and programs it licenses. It is important to note that if an agency or program is cited for a deficiency, it must submit a plan of correction to the Department within 10 days of being cited. For serious deficiencies, the agency or program must correct the deficiencies within 90 days of being cited or be terminated from the Medicare/Medicaid programs. The reporting period for the information on this page is from June 1, 2010 to September 30, 2013.

Inspection Summary

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Inspection DateResult
December 13, 2011 Deficiencies found
June 13, 2011 Deficiencies found

Key:

  • No deficiencies No deficiencies
  • Deficiency: Does not significantly impact on care for patients Deficiency: Does not significantly impact on care for patients Learn more
  • Serious deficiency: Significantly impacts on ability to provide quality care to all patients Serious deficiency: Significantly impacts on ability to provide quality care to all patients Learn more
 

Recertification/Licensure Surveys

December 13, 2011 Recertification, Follow-up/Revisit, State Licensure Learn more

DeficiencySeriousness

Other Deficiencies

Immunity to rubella (German measles) is established

Deficiency

Annual performance appraisal conducted for each employee

Deficiency

Annual personnel program on precautions to prevent exposure to health risks

Deficiency

June 13, 2011 Recertification, State Licensure Learn more

DeficiencySeriousness

Acceptance of patients, Plan of Care and medical supervision

Plan of Care established / reviewed by a doctor

Deficiency

Home Health Aide services

Home Health Aide provided written instructions by the RN or therapist

Deficiency

Each patient receives a patient specific comprehensive assessment

Comprehensive assessment must include review of all meds the patient is currently taking

Deficiency

Other Deficiencies

There are written policies and procedures for each service

Deficiency

Governing authority must develop an emergency plan

Deficiency

Maintains and updates Health Provider Network communications directory

Deficiency

Immunity to rubella (German measles) is established

Deficiency

Annual performance appraisal conducted for each employee

Deficiency

Annual personnel program on precautions to prevent exposure to health risks

Deficiency

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