State Lifts Suspension on Admissions for Center on Aging & Health

by TN Press Release Center on August 31, 2012

Press release from the Tennessee Department of Health; August 31, 2012: 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Health announces that the suspension of admissions at Center on Aging and Health has been lifted effective Aug. 27, 2012. The facility is a 120-bed licensed nursing home located at 880 South Mohawk Drive in Erwin.

The department confirmed the facility has returned to substantial compliance for state licensing purposes. The state deficiencies that led to the suspension of admissions have been corrected as stated in the facility’s approved plan of correction, which was approved and verified by state authorities.

On Aug. 16, the nursing home was ordered not to admit any new residents based on conditions found during a complaint investigation conducted July 16 through Aug. 6, 2012. During the inspection, surveyors found violations of the following standards: administration, performance improvement and nursing services.

For more information, visit the Department of Health online newsroom at http://news.tn.gov/node/9464.

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