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Memphis TN Nursing Home Cited for Deficiencies Re Pressure Sores Causing Harm to the Resident

ASHTON PLACE HEALTH & REHAB CENTER

Memphis, TN – ASHTON PLACE HEALTH & REHAB CENTER Located; 3030 WALNUT GROVE RD
MEMPHIS, TN 38111 cited for deficiencies.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES REPORTS AS OF 11/7/2013

“Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed
sores.
Based on review of the National Pressure Advisory Panel (NPUAP) Pressure Ulcer Prevention quick reference guide, policy
review, medical record review, observation and interview, it was determined the facility failed to identify a pressure
ulcer before it became unstageable with necrosis for 1 of 6 (Resident #198) sampled residents reviewed of the 6 residents
with pressure ulcers. The failure to identify a pressure ulcer before it became unstageable with necrosis resulted in an
actual harm for Resident #198.”

The report continues with the following:  The sacral ulcer was not identified until it was noted as being
necrotic on 4/12/13, which resulted in actual harm.

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