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Ripley Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center Admissions Suspension Lifted

Thursday, May 15, 2014 | 04:32am

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health announces that the suspension of admissions at Ripley Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center has been lifted effective May 9. The facility is a 144-bed licensed nursing home located at 118 Halliburton Rd. in Ripley.

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 an annual survey conducted March 10 through March 13, 2014. During the inspection, surveyors found violations of administration standards.

For more information, visit the Department of Health online newsroom at https://news.tn.gov/node/12169.

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