Tennessee’s health commissioner has suspended admissions to a nursing home after an investigation found problems with the facility.
The Midtown nursing home where a resident was found with maggot infested open, wounds and later died, faced serious trouble with federal regulators over the past nine months.
Tennessee health officials have ordered a nursing home to stop taking new residents and pay a $6,100 fine for violations.
There’s a scathing report about how the agency in charge of investigating abuse and neglect in nursing homes isn’t doing its job.
Residents at an Ooltewah nursing home are in “immediate jeopardy” and are living with “substandard quality of care,” according to state documents obtained by Channel 3.
Tennessee nursing home fined $1.2M for neglect.