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Winchester Center Admissions Suspension Lifted

Monday, December 09, 2013 | 06:09am

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health announces that the suspension of admissions at Winchester Center has been lifted effective December 5. The facility is an 80-bed licensed nursing home located at 32 Memorial Drive in Winchester.

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 November 18, the nursing home was ordered not to admit any new residents based on conditions found during a complaint investigation and annual survey conducted September 23 through November 7, 2013. During the inspection, surveyors found violations of the following standards:  administration, performance improvement, physician services and nursing services.

For more information, visit the Department of Health online newsroom at https://news.tn.gov/node/11718.

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