Archive: Tennessee

Nursing home abuse headlines from the Tennessee nursing home abuse news archives.

April 2019

January 2019

August 2018

Grand jury indicts woman in elder abuse case

A Maury County woman was arrested this month after allegedly abusing her elderly parent in a Mt. Pleasant nursing home. At the request of Adult Protective Services and the Mt. Pleasant Police Department, TBI agents with the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit investigated a complaint of exploitation of an adult at a nursing home in Mt. […]

Tuesday the 21st

March 2015

April 2008

State suspends new admissions to Palmyra nursing home: Palmyra Health Care Center cited for multiple violations

Clarksville, TN – Palmyra Health Care Center nursing home is forbidden from accepting new residents until it corrects multiple violations, as sanctioned by Tennessee Department of Health Commissioner Susan R. Cooper. The suspension has been in effect since Monday, according to a media release. The nursing home, located at 2727 Palmyra Road, will have to […]

Thursday the 17th

Admissions to a Crossville Health Care Center Suspended

Upper Cumberland, TN – Tennessee Department of Health Commissioner Susan R. Cooper, MSN, RN, has suspended new admissions of residents to Country Place Health Care Center nursing home effective April 3, 2008, and imposed a state civil monetary penalty of $7,500. The federal civil penalty has been imposed at $6,000 a day. The Centers for […]

Tuesday the 8th

March 2008

NAACP Opposes Nursing Home bill as an injustice to seniors: Legislation Unfairly Limits Victims’ Rights; Punishes Elderly At Their Weakest

Jackson, TN – The Tennessee State Conference NAACP today voiced its strong opposition to HB4053/SB4075, proposed legislation that strips nursing home residents of their rights to seek justice against abuse and neglect. The legislation comes at a time when the quality of care in Tennessee nursing homes is at a record low and the profits […]

Thursday the 27th