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State Health Dept. Lifts Bristol Nursing Home Admissions Ban

Press release from the Tennessee Department of Health; April 18, 2012:

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Health announces that the suspension of admissions at Bristol Nursing Home has been lifted effective April 18, 2012. The facility is a 120-bed licensed nursing home located at 261 North Street in Bristol.

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 approved plan of correction, which was approved by federal and state authorities.

On April 13, the nursing home was ordered not to admit any new residents based on conditions found during a complaint investigation and annual survey conducted March 26 – March 31, 2012. During the inspection, surveyors found violations of the following standards: administration, performance improvement, nursing services and resident rights.

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