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Admissions to Donelson Place Care and Rehabilitation Center Suspended

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 | 12:33pm

NASHVILLE– Tennessee Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, has suspended new admissions of residents to Donelson Place Care and Rehabilitation Center effective June 4, 2015, and imposed a one-time state civil monetary penalty of $3,001. A special monitor has been appointed to review the facility’s operations.

Donelson Place Care and Rehabilitation Center, a 124-bed licensed nursing home located at 2733 McCampbell  Ave. in Nashville, was ordered not to admit any new residents based on conditions found during a complaint investigation and revisit survey conducted May 19 through May 22, 2015. The investigation was completed May 22. During the inspection, surveyors found violations of the following standards:  administration, nursing services, social work services and resident rights.

The Commissioner of Health may suspend admissions to a nursing home when conditions are determined to be, or are likely to be, detrimental to the health, safety or welfare of the residents. The order to suspend admissions remains effective until conditions have been and continue to remain corrected. A copy of the order must be posted at the public entrance where it can be plainly seen.

The nursing home has the right to a hearing regarding the suspension of admissions before the Board for Licensing Health Care Facilities or an administrative judge.