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Yonne: an Ehpad suspended after “serious malfunctions”


“Serious malfunctions” within a nursing home in Yonne belonging to the Bridge group caused its “emergency” suspension for six months,...

Serious malfunctions

” within a nursing home in Yonne belonging to the Bridge group caused its “


” suspension for six months, the Burgundy-Franche-Comté Regional Health Agency (ARS) announced on Wednesday.

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This is the second Bridge establishment to be suspended in three months, after that of a Norman nursing home in early March.

An inspection carried out on May 11 and 12 by the ARS revealed "

a large number of malfunctions

" within the Ehpad Résidence Flore de Saint-Agnan, located northwest of Yonne, specifies the ARS in a statement.

Three temporary administrators

The lack of continuity of medical and paramedical care in particular seriously endangers the health and safety of the people received

,” explains the health authority.


A lack of care and individualized support adapted to the age and needs of residents and promoting their autonomy, also compromises their health and well-being

", according to the press release which also mentions "

other shortcomings relating to the medication circuit or the securing of the premises


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The ARS therefore appointed three temporary administrators, on May 18, in order "

to ensure the continuity of care for the forty residents of this establishment managed by the SARL EHPAD Flore

", belonging to the Bridge group .

At the beginning of March, another Ehpad of this group, Les Opalines in Moutiers-en-Cinglais (Calvados), had been suspended for six months, also for "

serious malfunctions


The group, which owns around thirty nursing homes in France, could not be reached on Wednesday at the end of the day.

In early March, the government announced a “

vast control plan

” for the 7,500 nursing homes over two years to prevent abuse, in the wake of the scandal created by the publication of the investigative book “

Les Fossoyeurs


Source: lefigaro

All news articles on 2022-05-18

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