Suspension lifted on Tennessee nursing home where 2 residents died

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The state Health Department is lifting an admissions suspension at Bedford County Nursing Home where two residents died recently.

Admissions were suspended following the May 25 death of a resident who fell from a lift chair after a bath.

Nursing home administrator Wayne Schumann said the facility has corrected problems.

Inspectors also determined a second resident death from a fall in late June was an accident and the home was not at fault.

After reviewing the nursing home last week, the state determined the suspension could be lifted.

Schumann estimates total fines against the home could near $250,000.


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  • by carl Location: tennessee on Jan 29, 2009 at 09:01 PM
    The reason nothing is ever done about abuse an neglect in nursing home's is the state workers who are called in on the nursing home's turn's their heads an doesn't do their job.


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