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"I have not had any problems. She's been happy," said her son Scot Vickers.
Soon Bobbie and dozens of other residents will have to move.
The reason is an investigation by the Tennessee Department of Health that found 35 residents in the nursing home were in and "environment detrimental to health, safety and welfare."
Among the findings, one resident who was found outside the facility after entering the door code numbers to escape.
Investigators also identified three residents whose medications were not administered and another who was discovered with her head wedged in between the matters and and assistance bar that had been incorrectly installed on the bed.
After the investigation Tennessee ordered new admissions of residents suspended.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services also notified the facility that it is terminating the Medicare provider agreement.
That order forced Bobbie and every other Medicare and Medicaid patient to look for a new nursing home.
"It is shocking. I did not realize everything that was going on. I thought I would've rated it a 10 nursing home," said Scot Vickers.
Nursing home administrators declined to do an interview on the allegations but the facility did release a statement on the situation and the 57 residents who have to move.
"Although no resident was seriously harmed by any of these deficiencies, we understand that these survey findings may generate concern among our residents and their families. We apologize to them for this unfortunate situation. "
The facility is now helping those residents find new places by the March 28th deadline.
Thursday, March 7 2013, 12:43 AM CST
Alexander: TVA to help fish hatchery stay open
May 18, 2013 16:33 GMT
ERWIN, Tenn. (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander says the Tennessee Valley Authority will help keep a federal fish hatchery in East Tennessee stay open for at least three more years.
The Erwin National Fish Hatchery has faced closure in the past due to federal budget cuts.
The Johnson City Press (http://bit.ly/11MN6tv) cited a statement by Alexander that says the TVA has entered into an agreement with state and federal wildlife agencies that has the agency purchasing fish from both of Tennessee's national fish hatcheries for fish mitigation. That also includes the Dale Hollow National Fish Hatchery.
Meanwhile, the statement says TVA officials will work with state and federal authorities to find a permanent solution.
The TWRA has said the two hatcheries are responsible for raising 60 percent of all trout in Tennessee.
Information from: Johnson City Press, http://www.johnsoncitypress.com
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