How to Submit a Complaint to the Department of Health

You should submit your complaint to the New York State Department of Health as soon as possible. Click on this link to download the required complaint form, in PDF format. Be as detailed as possible. Make sure to include the name of the nursing home, the name and date of birth of the resident, names of any witnesses or caregivers that witnessed the incident you are complaining about, your contact information, the date of the incident, your attorney’s contact information, and all injuries you claim occurred. In the event you do not know the exact date, include an approximate date span, i.e. during the month of August. Continue reading