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Bristol Nursing Home Admissions Suspension Lifted

Friday, August 09, 2013 | 07:38am

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health announces that the suspension of admissions at Bristol Nursing Home has been lifted effective August 7, 2013. The facility is a120-bed licensed nursing home located at 261 North Street in Bristol.

The department confirmed the facility has returned to substantial compliance for state licensing purposes. The state deficiencies that led to the suspension of admissions have been corrected as stated in the facility's approved plan of correction, which was approved and verified by state authorities.

On April 30, the nursing home was ordered not to admit any new residents based on conditions found during a complaint investigation conducted April 18 through April 22, 2013. During the inspection, surveyors found violations of the following standards:  administration, performance improvement, nursing services, records and reports and resident rights.

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