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Graceland Nursing Center Admissions Suspension Lifted

Friday, August 08, 2014 | 11:51am

NASHVILLE  – The Tennessee Department of Health announces that the suspension of admissions at Graceland Nursing Center has been lifted effective August 6. The facility is a 240-bed licensed nursing home located at 1250 Farrow Road in Memphis.

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 May 22, the nursing home was ordered not to admit any new residents based on conditions found during a complaint investigation and annual survey conducted April 28 through May 5, 2014. During the inspection, surveyors found violations of the following standards:  administration, performance improvement, nursing services, social work services and resident rights.

For more information, visit the Department of Health online newsroom at http://news.tn.gov/node/12486.

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