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Admissions to Golden Living Center Mountain View Suspended

Monday, April 28, 2014 | 10:42am

Franklin County Nursing Home Cited for Violations

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, has suspended new admissions of residents to Golden Living Center Mountain View effective April 25, 2014, and imposed a one-time state civil monetary penalty of $3,000. A special monitor has been appointed to review the facility’s operations. 

Golden Living Center Mountain View, a 132-bed licensed nursing home located at 1360 Bypass Rd. in Winchester, was ordered not to admit any new residents based on conditions found during an annual survey conducted March 31 through April 11, 2014. The investigation was completed April 25. During the inspection, surveyors found violations of the following standards:  administration, performance improvement, physician services, nursing services, medical records and special services.

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.

 

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