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Albany County nursing home cited for nursing home abuse and neglect after two patients die

For the second time in 5 years, the New York Department of Health has cited the Albany County nursing home, finding that the facility provides substandard care and places its residents’ health and safety in immediate jeopardy. The most recent citation of nursing home abuse and neglect subjects the facility to a fine and denies all Medicare and Medicaid payments for new admissions. The facility was cited after two people died when the nursing home staff failed to resuscitate them even though their directives stated they wished to have CPR administered in an emergency.

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