Archive: North Carolina

Nursing home abuse headlines from the North Carolina nursing home abuse news archives.

July 2014

August 2008

Governor Easley Signs 28 Bills Into Law

Raleigh, NC – North Carolina Governor Mike Easley signed 28 bills into law including buying Cape Fear River dams from the United States, car inspections, oil clean-up, military family education, state tort claims and public duty doctrine, background checks for nursing home workers, and more. The 28 bills were recently passed by the North Carolina […]

Friday the 8th

February 2008

July 2007

Personal care providers face state inquiries

Raleigh, NC – State Medicaid investigators are looking into more than 80 criminal allegations of fraud, forgery, or theft by workers or companies who offer personal care services such as bathing, dressing and feeding people in their homes. The state Attorney General’s Office said this week that half the investigations were opened during the past […]

Friday the 27th

July 2006

Patient Abuse Charge Could Lead to Second Investigation

Wilmington, NC – The arrest of a Wilmington nursing home worker could lead to another investigation involving the facility itself and whether it followed procedures. Nursing Assistant Brenda Harper turned herself in to police Monday to face charges of patient abuse. Detectives say she hit a 90-year-old patient in the head three times and swore […]

Friday the 28th

Accusations of Patient Abuse at Local Nursing Home

Wilmington, NC – There is a warrant out for the arrest of a Wilmington nursing home worker accused of abusing an elderly woman with Alzheimer’s disease. The woman worked at the Oakdale Heights Senior Living Center on 17th Street. In mid-June, co-workers told administrators they saw her hit a 90-year-old woman over the head three […]

Wednesday the 26th

June 2006

May 2006

Man in nursing home beaten repeatedly

Hickory, NC – A recently released report says a man in a nursing home was physically and verbally abused and his family said they were never notified. The state report found six physical and verbal altercations dating back to March. The nursing home couldn’t provide the state with the paperwork and loved ones said they […]

Tuesday the 23rd