Archive: Tennessee

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

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

Nursing home bill ignores quality of care

Murfreesboro, TN – Wake up Tennesseans, seniors and your families! At some point in our lifetime, the pending legislation before the House (House bill 4053) and the Senate (Senate bill 4075) can affect your very lives. Summaries of both these bills can be found at In essence the nursing home industry is putting itself […]

Friday the 7th

Nursing home bill cuts patients’ legal redress

Once again the nursing home industry has proposed legislation to protect itself from the consequences of less than quality care in our long-term care facilities, familiarly known as nursing homes. House bill 4053 and Senate bill 4075 summaries can be found at Every Tennessean, seniors and their families, should be aware and concerned about […]

Wednesday the 5th