Appalachian Christian Village Admissions Suspension Lifted
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health announces that the suspension of admissions at Appalachian Christian Village has been lifted effective February 22, 2012. The facility is a 103-bed licensed nursing home located at 2012 Sherwood Drive in Johnson City.
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 February 8, the nursing home was ordered not to admit any new residents based on conditions found during a complaint investigation conducted January 24 – January 31. During the inspection, surveyors found violations of the following standards: administration and resident rights.
For more information, visit the Department of Health online newsroom at http://news.tn.gov/node/8398.