Ruthie's Law Compliance

Below is a list of Medicare- and Medicaid-certified nursing homes in Erie County. The checkmark indicates whether or not they have complied to the semi-annual reporting required by Ruthie's Law Section 3a.

"Nursing home facilities shall provide semi-annual reports to the Commissioner which detail the number of Reportable Events which have occurred during the reporting period..." Also, "Nursing Homes shall disclose to potential patients and Designated Representatives of the potential patients, their most recent Nursing Home Performance Quality Measure data at the point of application, prior to admission, documentation confirming that such disclosure has been made shall be maintained by all Nursing Homes and copies of all such documentation executed...shall be forwarded to the Commissioner along with the respective semi-annual report."

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Ruthie's Law Nursing Home Compliance Check June 1 - Dec. 31, 2017   Jan. 1 - May 31, 2018 June 1 - Dec. 31, 2018   
Absolut Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation at Aurora Park, LLC      
Absolut Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation at Eden, LLC  √  √  √  
Absolut Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation at Orchard Park LLC  √      
Autumn View Health Care Facility, LLC  √    √  
Beechwood Homes  √      
Brothers of Mercy Nursing and Rehabilitation Center  √      
Buffalo Community Healthcare Center (FKA Emerald North)      
Buffalo Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing  √      
Canterbury Woods  √  √  
Comprehensive Rehabilitation and Nursing Center at Williamsville        
Elderwood at Amherst        
Elderwood at Cheektowaga        
Elderwood at Grand Island  √      
Elderwood at Hamburg     √   
Elderwood at Lancaster  √      
Elderwood at Williamsville  √      
Ellicott Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing        
Father Baker Manor  √  √  
Fiddlers Green Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center √       
Fox Run at Orchard Park        
Garden Gate Health Care Facility  √  √  
Greenfield Health and Rehab Center √     √  
Harris Hill Nursing Facility, LLC  √  √  
Highpointe on Michigan Health Care Facility        
Humboldt House Rehabilitation and Nursing Center      
Jennie B. Richmond Chaffee Nursing Home Company Inc.      
McAuley Residence    √  
Mercy Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility  √  
Rosa Coplon Jewish Home and Infirmary        
Safire Rehabilitation of Northtowns, LLC      √  
Safire Rehabilitation of Southtowns, LLC        
Schofield Residence        
Seneca Health Care Center √   √  
St. Catherine Laboure Health Care Center    √  
Terrace View Long Term Care Facility  √    
Williamsville Suburban, LLC        



Phone: (716) 858-8526

Erie County Department of Senior Services
95 Franklin Street, 13th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14202

Office hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm