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Tennessee Department of Health to provide Special Training for Nursing Home Staff Members

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health Office of Health Care Facilities is providing special training for every certified nursing home in Tennessee.

TDH has received grant approval from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to expend more than $370,000 in federal civil monetary penalty funds collected from deficient nursing homes, and will use these funds to provide the training.

This is the largest single CMP grant application approved by CMS Region 4 to date this year. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police request the Public’s Assistance for Information in a Long Term Investigation

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in a October 2010 Aggravated Assault case which left a 32 year old woman (now 34), Keisha Reed, partially paralyzed, confined to a nursing home, and without a memory of the brutal assault which took place.

Police are trying to breathe life into an Aggravated Assault case which took place on October 6th, 2010. The original call came in to 911 around 7:30pm as a medical call in which a woman was throwing up blood for an unknown reason. «Read the rest of this article»

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Life Care Center Of Red Bank Nursing Home admissions suspension lifted

 

tndepartmentofhealthNASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health announces that the suspension of admissions at Life Care Center of Red Bank has been lifted effective June 23, 2009. The facility is a 148-bed licensed nursing home located at 1020 Runyan Drive in Chattanooga.

Life Care Center of Red Bank

Life Care Center of Red Bank

The Department confirmed the facility has returned to substantial compliance for state licensing purposes. The federal conditions of participation that led to the immediate jeopardy citations have been corrected as stated in the facility’s allegations of compliance, which was approved by federal and state authorities. «Read the rest of this article»

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Admissions to Life Care Center of Red Bank nursing home suspended

 

Hamilton County Nursing Home Cited For Violations

tndepartmentofhealthNASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Health Commissioner Susan R. Cooper, MSN, RN, has suspended new admissions of residents to Life Care Center of Red Bank nursing home effective June 17, 2009, and imposed a one-time state civil monetary penalty of $5,000. A federal civil penalty has been imposed at $6,150 a day until the violations are corrected. A special monitor has been appointed to review the facility’s operations.

Life Care Center of Red Bank

Life Care Center of Red Bank

Life Care Center of Red Bank, a 148-bed licensed nursing home located at 1020 Runyan Drive in Chattanooga, was ordered not to admit any new residents based on conditions found during a complaint investigation and annual survey conducted May 26 through June 9. «Read the rest of this article»

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