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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – The state has approved a plan of corrections after an elderly woman died at an adult care facility in Wilmington.
Nanette Galbraith died at the Commons at Brightmore in June. An investigation by New Hanover County Department of Social Services and NC Division of Health Service Regulation found an improperly assembled hospital bed was to blame for the death.
The Adult Care Licensure Section of DHSR recently accepted the adult care facility's plan to correct the problem, along with other discrepancies. The changes are listed below:
Financial citations for the adult care facility are pending. A penalty review committee will determine the amount.
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