NASHVILLE – 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.
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.
On June 17, the nursing home 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. During the inspection, surveyors found violations of the following standards: administration, performance improvement, physician services, nursing services, medical records, and pharmaceutical services. For more information, visit the Department of Health online newsroom at http://news.tennesseeanytime.org/node/2135.