NC Nursing Home ClosedMark Clore ·
According to an article in the News and Observer, State human services regulators forced closure of a Wake Forest assisted-living center which has a long history of violations, including two death of residents. State actions like this are typically taken by the state while nursing home abuse lawsuits are filed by the families of those harmed or killed by negligent care. The state deemed the assisted care center represented present danger to the residents., said in a. Richard Cresenzo, the owner of the nursing home who is a lawyer in Burington has been quoted as stating he was surprised the nursing facility was close and he has been found at fault. "I feel like I've been wronged," he said in a telephone interview. "My facilities run deficiency-free. I've been in this business for 30 years."
Nursing Home Car ViolationsSince 2006, the nursing home has been fined more than $40,000 since 2006 for violations found by county and state inspectors. Inspectors found violations in giving out medications, using restraints, residents' rights, food services, and training on caring for residents with diabetes. In 2006, one resident wandered away unattended while living at the home and drowned in a nearby creek. That incident cost the center a state fine of $12,000. Neighbors reported witnessing the deceased wandering unattended priot to her death too. more from the N&O
Nursing Home Abuse LawyerThe state rarely chooses to close an assisted living facility. Typically they choose the fine the center and allow time to make corrections. Relocating seniors with medical conditions is never a first option. The state clearly believed the negligent care outweighed all other factors to make this decision. If you believe a member of your family is suffering from nursing home abuse or neglect, contact a lawyer immediately for their safety.
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