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Yonne: an Ehpad suspended after “serious malfunctions”

2022-05-18T16:45:00.655Z

“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 “

emergency

” 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

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