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Oakwood Community Living Center Admissions Suspension Lifted

Thursday, May 15, 2014 | 04:30am

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health announces that the suspension of admissions at Oakwood Community Living Center has been lifted effective May 9. The facility is a 50-bed licensed nursing home located at 1636 Woodlawn in Dyersburg.

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 March 25, the nursing home was ordered not to admit any new residents based on conditions found during a complaint investigation and annual survey conducted March 5 through March 11, 2014. During the inspection, surveyors found violations of the following standards:  administration, performance improvement and nursing services.

For more information, visit the Department of Health online newsroom at https://news.tn.gov/node/12168.

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