Admissions to Foxbridge Assisted Living & Memory Care Suspended
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH has suspended new admissions of residents to Foxbridge Assisted Living and Memory Care effective Sept. 7, 2018. In addition, Dreyzehner has imposed a state civil monetary penalty in the amount of $3,000. A special monitor has been appointed to review the facility’s operations.
Foxbridge Assisted Living and Memory Care, a 149-bed assisted care living facility located at 2180 Mangum Road in Memphis, was ordered not to admit any new residents based on conditions found during a complaint survey conducted Aug. 20 – 22, 2018. The investigation was completed Sept. 6. During the investigation, surveyors found violations of the standards for safety.
The Commissioner of Health may suspend admissions to an assisted care living facility 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 assisted care living facility has the right to a hearing regarding the suspension of admissions before the Board for Licensing Health Care Facilities or an administrative judge.
The mission of the Tennessee Department of Health is to protect, promote and improve the health and prosperity of people in Tennessee. TDH has facilities in all 95 counties and provides direct services for more than one in five Tennesseans annually as well as indirect services for everyone in the state, including emergency response to health threats, licensure of health professionals, regulation of health care facilities and inspection of food service establishments. Learn more about TDH services and programs at www.tn.gov/health.