TENNESSE NURSING HOME SANCTIONED
The state Department of Health suspended admissions at a Hartsville, Tenn., nursing home for numerous violations found during an investigation and annual inspection. Sun Valley Home for the Aged, a 15-bed facility, can no longer admit new patients until the conditions are corrected, according to a release from the Tennessee Health Commissioner, Susan R. Cooper.
Specific deficiencies included the failure of administration and staff to ensure physician’s orders were followed for wound care, among other problems. Follow the story here.