Van Allens Nursing Home

This is a picture of the garbage at Van Allens Nursing Home in Little Falls, NY. As you can see it is overflowing and unsanitary.

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a says ... on Thursday, Oct 22 at 1:16 PM

Kim Tero does not belong there! She breaks rules all the time and gets away with it because she is related to people. What bull!!

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anonymous says ... on Friday, Oct 2 at 1:28 PM

A new owner again! And a name change! The place is still the same and it will always be. So what!

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Anonymous says ... on Tuesday, Jun 16 at 8:35 PM

I can not beleive what I am hearing or seeing. I know that Van Allens has gone through alot of administration and owners. I worked at VANH and I liked my job there. The way the economy and jobs are today, we all should be helping each other.

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anonymous says ... on Tuesday, Jun 2 at 2:09 PM

Bet those bunnies are there again! They don't do anything for the residents, oh wow, just to look at them!

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anonymous says ... on Friday, Mar 13 at 10:55 AM

Misery loves company!

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anonymous says ... on Friday, Mar 13 at 10:54 AM

Why doesn't Wktv take this blog off the internet? Very disgusting!

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Anonymous says ... on Friday, Mar 13 at 10:53 AM

SMokers- are abusing it! Out too much, & too long! ANd on the dock! Maher-you should put the camera out there like you said! You are paying staff $ to smoke!

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a says ... on Tuesday, Feb 17 at 3:15 PM

D.O.N. is nuts! She is a lyer and what goes around comes around! She should go next if the owners are smart!

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anoymous says ... on Tuesday, Feb 17 at 3:13 PM

Payroll- over pay the staff! or keep insurance when staff work less than their days! I have been paid alot too much! The owners better check into it!

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anonymous says ... on Thursday, Nov 20 at 11:53 AM

Unless you have proof then shut up! Noway do you have proof! People are going to talk! It is because they are Americans!

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ANONYMOUS says ... on Thursday, Nov 20 at 11:51 AM

Ms. Creedon needs to go herself! She is a job grabber! Nothing wrong with Ms. Corbett!

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truth hurts!!!!! says ... on Tuesday, Nov 11 at 11:23 AM

oh yes i do sorry to say! just like i said. MRS.CREEDON NEEDS TO CLEAN HOUSE! some of you employees are talked about around town! i do stand up for some of you just couple of you.the rest not good things to say caus i no who you are!sorry truth hurts

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a says ... on Monday, Nov 10 at 2:29 PM

Oh you know who is causing trouble, oh please!! Can you prove who the people are? No you can't, so shut up!

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talk about raise!! says ... on Friday, Nov 7 at 11:33 AM

when i started there started at 3.15hr after 8yrs i left at 5.15hr. thats when bill and teresa vanallen were there. at least you people got a raise with new owner! try to live on that now.if you employees do not like it then leave simple as that!!!!!

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i was asked yo come back I WILL!!!!! says ... on Friday, Nov 7 at 10:43 AM

all i have yo say is there are still some BAD APPLESTHERE!ON both units still there and still causing trouble i no who you are and you no who you are.mrs.creeden they need to go! it will be better place to work.new staff will come back I will MRS.T.C

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CLEAN HOUSE MRS CREEDON. says ... on Thursday, Nov 6 at 10:50 PM

you all should be out the door.THEY WHO LIVE IN GLASS HOUSES SHOULD NOT THROW STONES.mrs creedon walked in to a big MESS! she has cleand house and needs to clean more and all of you bad mouthing her and the place.still bad ones there need to go mrs.c

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a says ... on Thursday, Oct 23 at 12:16 PM

People are doing their jobs! Give them a raise! They deserve it!

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anonymous says ... on Thursday, Oct 23 at 11:16 AM

The facility is having a halloween party for kids. But is asking for donations of candy? Can't Maher buy candy?How pathetic?

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WEKNOWTHETRUTH says ... on Sunday, Sep 21 at 2:48 PM

Don't blame Ms. Creedon, blame Mayer! He cut salaries by nearly 40 percent and tried to fire Linda Talerico, the best DON he had. The State would be doing the residents a favor if they closed the facility.

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anonymous says ... on Thursday, Aug 14 at 10:05 PM

If you are soooo unhappy just LEAVE instead of reminiscing about the Van Allens all the time. Unless you are one of them.

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to anonymous says ... on Thursday, Aug 14 at 9:51 PM

The $ went to the consultants and state fines. If you were doing your jobs instead of complaining about having to move your buts and calling in all the time maybe some of it would have ended up in your pockets But loosers will always be loosers.

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anonymous says ... on Thursday, Aug 14 at 9:05 AM

We need a raise!!!!!!!!We all know where that $ went!

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anonymous says ... on Thursday, Aug 14 at 9:03 AM

The insurance sucks! Blood work- annual deductible- $500! Ridiculous! When VanAllens owned it there was no annual deductible!

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anonymous says ... on Thursday, Aug 14 at 8:36 AM

This used to be a nice place to work but not anymore. The Jews have made the job harder for everybody and unbearable! Nobody enjoys going to work! Nice place!

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anonymous says ... on Thursday, Aug 14 at 8:33 AM

Why is the recorded message on the phone not right? Voice mail for people that don't work there anymore are on the line. Time to change it!

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anonymous says ... on Thursday, Aug 14 at 8:31 AM

When people call this place, if you ask the person who answers, a question, her answer is "I don't know!". That is some answer! And she is not friendly!

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Anoymous says ... on Thursday, Aug 14 at 8:24 AM

How come an aide was recently fired for "abuse" but the Lpn that tied a resident with a restraint is still there? And, she could care less about working there!

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To try harder says ... on Thursday, Aug 14 at 8:21 AM

Residents were yelled at? C'Mon! Quit lying. You are probably the one that yelled at the residents and not on nights!

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anonymous says ... on Friday, Aug 8 at 2:29 AM

i have been employed at the home for sometime now, most of the residents are like family. I agree with what you are saying about some things, but others is false. I would like to know where the raises are. Cant get any real answers, so who knows

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To Anonymous says ... on Thursday, Aug 7 at 4:32 PM

I feel sorry for you. You really need help!

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Anonymous says ... on Wednesday, Aug 6 at 8:26 PM

They are out to make their money off your backs, and will cheat in any way to do so. Get a life, get some pride, and get OUT!

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Try Harder says ... on Tuesday, Aug 5 at 12:38 PM

I think by now you’ve succeeded in showing everyone that you’re only interested in causing problems. Not solutions. If you’re still working at the facility; step up if not just buzz off.

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To Try Harder says ... on Monday, Aug 4 at 12:56 PM

Residents left in urine overnight? Why don't you try working nights? Did you see the urine? Get a life!

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b says ... on Monday, Aug 4 at 12:53 PM

Open Door Policy? did you ever try talking to the D.O.N. She shakes and is very unfriendly and twists what someone says to her into trouble. And, she cares more about those bunnies. Reply back!

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very upset says ... on Thursday, Jul 31 at 6:49 AM

I myself thinks the place looks to be much improved. working conditions are ok, everyone runs out of things at home why should this place be any different . I think people need to grow up and start acting your age .

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Hysterical says ... on Tuesday, Jul 29 at 4:28 PM

Do the job properly? If that isnt a joke and a half. You can only do with what you have to work with. IF staff were setup appropriately, they'd be able to do there job efficiently! Expecting 1 CNA to keep 40 residents dry for an 8 hour shift,COME ON!

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Anoynmous says ... on Monday, Jul 28 at 7:52 PM

This blog has turned into a sounding board for a bunch of unknowledgable people with big mouths that obviously would rather be unemployed than trying to make a difference!!!

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Anonymous again says ... on Monday, Jul 28 at 7:49 PM

The turn over of aides from place to place is part of the reason for the problems. An aide doesn't do the job right so they get fired and then move on to the next facility to do it again. Very few aides truley love the work and show it.

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Anonymous again says ... on Monday, Jul 28 at 7:45 PM

The State came, checked the problem and left. Yes there were many problems from Oct. 2007, but read the public report. It was mostly lack of paper work problems. Every nursing home has staffing and worker problems.

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Anonymous says ... on Monday, Jul 28 at 7:42 PM

This blog is soo out of hand it is embarrassing to those of us that work there. No Health Dept. surveyor is on this blog, give me a break! The last time the State walked in it was unannounced and due to a complaint from the South unit.

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To Hmmmmmm says ... on Monday, Jul 28 at 9:51 AM

Maher does not run nursing. That is done by RNs LPNs and CNAs. They don’t do it right it results in deficiencies. Making sure the job is well done is getting staff how can do the job properly and take pride in doing it.Get the real facts.

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Insider says ... on Monday, Jul 28 at 9:30 AM

This blog is about a disgruntled employee looking for retribution by bad mouthing the facility. MOVE ON.

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Hmmmmm says ... on Sunday, Jul 27 at 11:27 PM

"Get the Facts" seems to know what he/she is talking about! However, there was an extreme amount of deficiencies recorded during survey. Hence the reason for the routine follow ups the state has to do. So much for Maher and HIS residents!

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To what a joke says ... on Sunday, Jul 27 at 6:09 PM

Stop embarrassing yourself with more lies. If you really work for the health department it’s probably in the janitorial dept.

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get the facts says ... on Sunday, Jul 27 at 5:34 PM

Go online and check out state/federal sites about VANH.See whos lying then.If nothing was wrong why was the state there last Oct for weeks.LPN incident did happen.Ask some of the south unit staff. Oh wait.most of them were let go.convienent.

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What a Joke! says ... on Sunday, Jul 27 at 3:22 PM

I work for the Department of Health, so blow smoke to someone other than me! I know how we do things here, and I am fully aware of how the nursing home is being run. Yes, Van Allen Nursing Home was given notice as to when they could expect us.

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To negative blogers says ... on Sunday, Jul 27 at 10:46 AM

All you’re interested in is YOU and the way YOU should be treated. What have YOU done lately for others except lie about your co workers and your place (or X place) of employment. If YOU are so unhappy just leave.

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TO Try again says ... on Saturday, Jul 26 at 11:18 PM

Maher is all about his residents. They come first and that’s the way it should be.

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To try again says ... on Saturday, Jul 26 at 11:07 PM

The level of your ignorance is amazing. The state never announces their visits. Quit wile you’re ahead.

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Try Harder says ... on Saturday, Jul 26 at 9:15 PM

When Van Allen owned the place residents were left in pools of urine overnight afraid to call any one because they would get yelled at. No one cared because no one did any thing of course it was better for you then you didn’t have to do much.

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Try Again Also says ... on Friday, Jul 25 at 3:22 PM

When the Van Allens owned that place, it was properly staffed and properly run. Things were done the RIGHT way, not the CROOKED way. Staff were treated with respect, and felt appreciated. What has this Maher character done for HIS staff? NOTHING!

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Try Again says ... on Friday, Jul 25 at 3:17 PM

IF the state was impressed, it was due to the mere fact that you had a 3 week notice they were coming! Why lie? What do you all that keep covering for Mr Maher feel you have to gain by demizing the public? I dont agree with anything your stating!

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To what a shame says ... on Friday, Jul 25 at 11:42 AM

The real shame is that someone like you has nothing else better to do in their life than to spread lies about the facility its owners and staff.The place never looked or operated as well as it is now.The state came this week and were really impressed

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To Any says ... on Friday, Jul 25 at 11:28 AM

The Bunnies are there for a reason that your little brain wouldn’t understand. (pet therapy .duh….) read up on it. But of course you’re too busy trying to put the facility and every one around you down. What are you doing in health care any way?

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To Anonymous with a hearing problem says ... on Friday, Jul 25 at 11:22 AM

Whom ever heard (if they really heard) about Maher commenting about house keeping staffing better get their hearing aid fixed. He is always asking to make sure that there is enough staff. Nice try. It just doesn’t wash

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What a shame says ... on Thursday, Jul 24 at 10:59 PM

Its a shame that we have someone like Maher trying to run things this way. Where are his morals? Does he have an ounce of compassion in his soul? He needs to be a resident here, and be held to the lifestyle these residents have to live everyday!

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anonymous says ... on Thursday, Jul 24 at 5:37 PM

Maher was heard telling the head of housekeeping to not schedule any staff on the weekend. Shame on you Maher! Abuse to the staff!!!!!!!More $ in your pocketbook!

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a says ... on Thursday, Jul 24 at 5:33 PM

This blog has gotten out of hand! What a shame to put down the nursing home!

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To Anonimous-4 says ... on Tuesday, Jul 22 at 9:08 PM

To Anonimous-4 and cronies. GET A LIFE. Take responsibility for yourselfs instead of blaming and slandering others to cover-up your failures.

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any says ... on Tuesday, Jul 22 at 12:45 PM

all the DON cares about is those stupid bunnies! And the south unit manager. What do bunnies have to do with nursing? NOTHING!

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cool says ... on Tuesday, Jul 22 at 12:43 PM

certain rules for certain staff. rules should apply for everybody. staff that get written up are not liked, and that is not right.

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anonymous says ... on Tuesday, Jul 22 at 12:20 PM

Weekends-no laundry people =no supplies for staff! No housekeepers after 2:30 p.m., therefore the place is filthy. Signing for paychecks and having to wait for them is ridiculous. Try speaking to Maher... he won't look you in the eye.

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Anonymous with Brains says ... on Monday, Jul 21 at 11:39 AM

First of all that "incident" was not a few months ago but over a year ago and Talerico was not even a thought of being hired yet so you did not report it to her. Second of all it was investigated by the state and there was no findings.

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To South Unit Aide, says ... on Sunday, Jul 20 at 3:48 PM

If that truly happened, and you feel it was ignored by staff-then why are you still working here? Did you yourself report the conduct to the state? If not, your just as much at fault as the nurse who carried out the act. If you did, it was unfounded!

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To south unit aide says ... on Sunday, Jul 20 at 3:12 PM

You are lying A. about working there B. about the alleged incident. Proof: Talerico has been ancient history for a long time. You probably also are ancient history for some stupidity you did and are now trying to get back at the facility.

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south unit aide... says ... on Saturday, Jul 19 at 7:36 PM

I work there. A few months ago I witnessed a LPN tie a resident to a chair with 2 gait belts, and laughed when the man tried to stand and couldn't. It was reported to Creedon & Talerico. It was seen by PT,CNAs,RN. That nurse is still working.

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AL Gore says ... on Friday, Jul 18 at 10:20 AM

Maybe we can blame the nursing home for Global Warming.

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What a joke! says ... on Thursday, Jul 17 at 4:38 PM

All of you are being talked about by different health care facilities. Chances are if you apply to another facility and put Van Allen on your application as a previous employer, you wont be hired based on this blog. A BUNCH OF TROUBLE MAKERS!!!!!

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To starfire says ... on Tuesday, Jul 15 at 2:37 PM

So why would you complain? As long as the residents keep pretending to be happy, and keep hiding behind them smiles, you feel you've accomplished something! Not EVERY resident participates in activities. You may see 15 residents a day,we see all 80!

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To Starfire... says ... on Tuesday, Jul 15 at 2:31 PM

Working in activities and working on the unit are 2 seperate entities! You're getting paid to have a good time, and play. The rest of us are doing direct care under horrible conditions, and no staff. Of course, none of which affect YOU!

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russ says ... on Tuesday, Jul 15 at 12:18 PM

Maybe this is why there are bears roaming in this area free food!

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What a JOKE says ... on Monday, Jul 14 at 7:55 PM

With BRAINS?? If you had any brains at all, you wouldnt be bad mouthing your co workers. Perhaps, you're the reason YOUR co workers call out! Seems, there are a few employees up there that like to eat there young! There is no " I " in team!!

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Anonymous with brains says ... on Monday, Jul 14 at 5:01 PM

Anyone with common sense can read these blogs and see there are a bunch of employees/ex-employees who don't get their own way so they trash talk. I know I work with them. They're the ones who call in and then complain about working short handed.

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anonymous also says ... on Sunday, Jul 13 at 5:29 PM

Who said that didn't happen? The picture is the proof. I am an employee and I saw it with my own eyes!!!!

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anonymous says ... on Sunday, Jul 13 at 4:52 PM

Why do you feel this person should be fired?

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starfire says ... on Sunday, Jul 13 at 3:01 PM

You know workin with the residents 1 smile 1 laugh is worth more then the gold in the world. things arent perfect but we are talking about human life here. Try to make a difference instead of makin trouble.

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starfire says ... on Sunday, Jul 13 at 2:57 PM

You know if people truly cared about the residents and less about themselves change could happen. It only takes 1 persons to start a reaction. So why dont those of you who talk big on here volunteer or work for change ? Words are empty.

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anonymous says ... on Saturday, Jul 12 at 11:19 AM

The person that submitted the picture to wktv should be fired! That didn't happen.

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rusty says ... on Saturday, Jul 12 at 8:21 AM

I worked for the LF dpw and we pulled DIRTY bed sheets out of the sewer.

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What a fool... says ... on Friday, Jul 11 at 10:00 PM

NH you must be a family member of a resident with private insurance and perhaps a private room! Seems there are different standards for every resident! Would you seriously think these actions would occur in front of visitors?OR be made known? THINK!

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NH says ... on Friday, Jul 11 at 9:54 AM

this is not how this building looks.... i have been there several times and i know how thing are run.some of the things said on this site are just iinsane!! the residents are treated like they are family and the employes work hard to do their job!!!

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sucker punched says ... on Wednesday, Jul 9 at 8:22 PM

nice picture. that camera probably has a phone in it too. I and others are going out of or way to improve this facility. the maintenance department gets called for lesser things at all hours of every day. why not for this.

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insider says ... on Wednesday, Jul 9 at 5:45 PM

I have been at Van Allens for years and what is being said for the most part is out of context. What everyone has to put into perspective is how this is affecting our residents and their families that we provide services for everyday.

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anonymous says ... on Tuesday, Jul 8 at 9:41 PM

i know this to be a fact! the owner? all he cares about is making his profit. and that's it! selfishness, if he cared about those resident's or employe's he wouldn't care so much about lining his own pocket's. it's discusting. he has no compassion.

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ANONYMOUS says ... on Tuesday, Jul 8 at 9:38 PM

THE OWNER? THE ADMINISTRATOR? PAY CUTS? RESIDET'S GOING WITHOUT? NO STAFF? THERE IS NO WORKING OUT ANYTHING WITH ANY MEETING, IF ANY OF THIS WAS EVEN ADDRESSED? WE WOULD LOSE OUR JOB'S. AND THE LABOR BOARD? I HAVE CONTACTED, STATE? THAT'S A WASTE.

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makes me frown says ... on Tuesday, Jul 8 at 7:31 PM

this should be brought to the community in some sort of way cause change needs to happen so that the elderly can enjoy their later years

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makes me frown says ... on Tuesday, Jul 8 at 7:25 PM

and plus no chapel wuts up wit that just because the owners aren't catholic doesn't mean the chapel should be takin away it's a disgrace.. it should be a place where elderly peps can enjoy there time and leave this world in peace not just sit around

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anonymous says ... on Tuesday, Jul 8 at 4:47 PM

go to walmart and by soap for the residents and for the staff they smell worst then the garabge

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had enough says ... on Monday, Jul 7 at 4:20 PM

Its like this: we stay becuz of the residents. NO CHAPEL no activity room-supplies running out (due to nonpayment)-no raise in ? years- HUGE STAFF SHORTAGE. what about residents missing money intheir accounts? whered the grant money goto? OMBUDSMAN??

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had enough.. says ... on Monday, Jul 7 at 4:08 PM

Mayer, the owner, needs to stick to his dyeing t-shirt business. the employees would be estatic if he left. He has NO followers there. He promised tons of things and changes and HAS NOT followed thru. Everything that happens is his doing.

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anonymous says ... on Sunday, Jul 6 at 9:15 PM

OK, WE HAVE ALOT OF PROBLEMS. BUT IF THE ADMISISTRATOR WOULD HAVE A BACK BONE? AND STOP BEING A YES SIR PERSON, AND MAKE SOME VERY IMPORTANT DECISSION'S ON HER OWN? THAT'S A START. SHE DOESN'T NEED PERMISSION FOR ALL DESISSIONS, WE NEED A NEW ADMIN.

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Insider says ... on Sunday, Jul 6 at 9:13 PM

Van Allens has great potential! Sure we could all go elsewhere, WE DONT. We like the location, like what we do and truly ENJOY OUR residents. Its the RESIDENTS! We put our best into ensuring our residents a safe, comfortable and Homelike Environment!

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Insider says ... on Sunday, Jul 6 at 8:57 PM

Staff has been trying, and the owners just turn a deaf ear. If it weren't for the kind hearted, compassionate staff the nursing home would sink. Staff continue to be neglected financially, despite the OWNERS receiving a GRANT to increase wages.

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Insider says ... on Sunday, Jul 6 at 8:52 PM

Creedon is doing the best job that she can. Her hands are tied by the owners. They arent allowing her to do her job efficiently! As Far as coming to a compromise, EVERY employee attempted to with the owners at an informal meeting a few months ago .

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Anonymous says ... on Sunday, Jul 6 at 11:01 AM

Why isn't there any pride in the work place anymore If EVERYONE would come together with the new owners I'm sure a compermise could be met Be reasonable and try it I wish you all the best

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Anonymous says ... on Sunday, Jul 6 at 10:24 AM

After reading all of the comments I can see that this is an intrernal affair Yes with new owners comes new changes But hiding behind your computer throwing punches isn't the solution Mrs Creedon is not all the blame She has superiors to answer to to.

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Anonymous says ... on Saturday, Jul 5 at 10:58 AM

nimo has been here to turn off power.the phone company.yes we had pay cuts that we should get back.If you want staffing to be better ,come to work. dont call in and start working as a team.instead people worry about who there going to work with.

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Anonymous says ... on Saturday, Jul 5 at 6:58 AM

I don't understand. If you still work there why are you trying to cut your own throat and not have a job. Do something productive to improve things. If you are that unhappy leave and let someone else that wants to work do the job!!!!

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Anonymous says ... on Saturday, Jul 5 at 6:50 AM

To insider: Don't just say you can work anywhere. Be specific. I want details as to where things are that much better. I still think this has just become a place to blow hot air because someone is too afraid to talk things out at work.

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anonyymous says ... on Saturday, Jul 5 at 6:46 AM

I didn't get a pay cut!!! Must be you didn't understand how the 35 hr. thing worked. You are still getting paid the same as you were then it just looks different on paper. Do the math it works out the same!!!!

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Insider Also! says ... on Friday, Jul 4 at 10:34 PM

Its about staffing 1 LPN and 2 Aides on a 40 bed Psych/Rehab unit. Its about improvising the standards of care and neglecting residents of needed medical supplies. For example, substituting garbage bags and tape for colostomy bags! Its a DISGRACE!

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Insider! says ... on Friday, Jul 4 at 10:16 PM

as far as where else can you work.....ANYWHERE! Not only is the nursing home poorly run, but its very underhanded. Why were ALL employees pay cut recently? FRAUD! Why was the employee insurance, that we paid for weekly, cancelled? Not once but TWICE!

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Insider! says ... on Friday, Jul 4 at 10:12 PM

Well first of all, the STATE does announce an approximate time frame. Thus the reason Van Allen Nursing home knows the STATE will be there this coming week. They dont give exact times, or dates just an approximate. Amazingly the garbage is cleaned up

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Anonymous says ... on Friday, Jul 4 at 8:35 PM

If you work in a nursing home you would know that the State does not announce when they will be visiting. They stop at the front office as they come in the building to say they are there.

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Employee says ... on Friday, Jul 4 at 8:32 PM

I would like annonymous to let us know if things are so bad then why are you there and where will you be working that is better????? If you know so much about everything why are you an aide?? Sounds like you should be running a facility.

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Employee says ... on Friday, Jul 4 at 8:28 PM

I think this is just a bunch of trash talk from some disgruntled employees that might better use their time for something more productive. Every Nursing Home has staffing problems, that is why the turn over from home to home is so great.

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Employee says ... on Friday, Jul 4 at 8:21 PM

I too work at VANH and this blog has gotten way out of hand. VANH is not a bad place to work. We have been thru a lot in the past 3 yrs. but we are not without soap, we do not abuse our patients. Try to find a better place to work!!

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insider says ... on Friday, Jul 4 at 2:15 PM

THIS IS DIRECTED TO THE STATE, DON'T ANNOUNCE YOUR COMING. JUST SHOW UP IF YOU WANT TO SEE A MESS. NOT ONLY RESIDENT'S BUT EMPLOYEE'S TOO. ADMINISTRATOR NEEDS TO GO.

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ANONYMOUS4 says ... on Friday, Jul 4 at 11:51 AM

OH sure lets all write so monday we get another pay cut or half a check next week, abuse not that i see except on employees and what "important information" maybe people should share information while inside staff is low but what there is do good.

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insider says ... on Friday, Jul 4 at 8:47 AM

As an employee at Van Allen, The garbage is only a very small part of what goes on there. Resident abuse and withholding IMPORTANT information is also a VERY big and dangerous problem. Just ask the admin. Creedon she knows what im talking about.

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Anonymous says ... on Friday, Jul 4 at 8:12 AM

I agree there is not enough staff to do proper care But the staff that is there do the best they can

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anonymous says ... on Thursday, Jul 3 at 10:20 PM

Talk about neglect abuse? as an employee there i know this to be a fact, WE HAVE NO STAFF! resident's are being neglected not enough adi's to take proper care of everybody. and the administrator? creedon doesn't know how to run a nursing home

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insider says ... on Thursday, Jul 3 at 10:11 PM

In reguard's to the Sstate being notified? It does no good because the Sstate announce's when they will be arriving, so by that time everything gets cleaned up, and swept away.

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Concerned says ... on Thursday, Jul 3 at 3:17 PM

I surely hope that the NYSDOH is reading this blog. Every resident in this facility was once someones baby,son,daughter,mother,father etc.Just imagine if it were yours? Wouldn't you want better for them than this? Families get involved ask questions!

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Anonymous says ... on Thursday, Jul 3 at 11:13 AM

the owner maybe disgusting but the staff keep the place clean on the inside .the floors get MOPPED everyday sometimes several times a day per residents request .Unlike some valley nursing homes .

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Insider Also! says ... on Thursday, Jul 3 at 8:19 AM

Well I can vouge for anonymous. In fact it was just 4 weeks ago. We were all told "NO SOAP, but its been ordered", and the reason being- the owner isnt paying any of his suppliers. Whats next? Residents supplies? Thats happening already!

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insider says ... on Thursday, Jul 3 at 5:26 AM

Yes the garbage is nasty. but do not lie anonymous. I wash my hands a 100 times a day and there is always soap. The residents get showers and are provided with soap. Submit only the true facts.

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Anonymous says ... on Thursday, Jul 3 at 12:20 AM

I know people that work there and this place is disgusting!!! and the people are not to friendly to work for!!!

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Anonymous says ... on Wednesday, Jul 2 at 10:52 PM

NO ,I have seen & been in worst places .The CARE the residents recieve is very GOOD considerating what the staff has to work with

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Anonymous says ... on Wednesday, Jul 2 at 9:34 PM

If you think the outside looks bad, take a tour of the facility! I was there to visit, and not a drop of soap to wash your hands in any bathroom, even the residents! Someone needs to step in and do something, as its is critical for the residents.

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anonymous says ... on Tuesday, Jul 1 at 4:27 PM

this IS a New York City owner disgracing what this facility was founded for.. they have taken away everything that the Van Allens have accomplished over their dedicated years... Is the city of Little Falls with their brand new MAYOR proud of this?

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Anonymous says ... on Tuesday, Jul 1 at 3:34 PM

what is the second pic??????

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Anonymous says ... on Tuesday, Jul 1 at 11:37 AM

did you report it to the state?

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anonymous 7 says ... on Tuesday, Jul 1 at 7:44 AM

Instead of someone saying it should be reported to the state why doesn't someone just report it. It's disgusting,smelly, & it attracts a wide variety of animals. Call the state--don't just say it should be done.

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anonymous says ... on Monday, Jun 30 at 9:40 PM

Absolutely, this is not the Van Allens. This is an absentee owner that probably did not pay the garbage pick up bill.

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bobandliz@YAHOO.COM says ... on Monday, Jun 30 at 8:42 PM

This,is a disgrace!!! it was family owned.The "Van Allens" would not let this this happen.If there were going to change the name, change it!!! "DON'T RUIN (VAN ALLENS NURISING HOMES NAME)

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anonymous 5 says ... on Monday, Jun 30 at 5:56 PM

That is not just garbage. It is human waste!!

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Anonymous says ... on Monday, Jun 30 at 7:03 AM

someone should report this to the state. this is just wrong.

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