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Labor & Employment – Administrative – Health Care Personnel Registry – Patient Abuse Allegation (access required)

Deese v. North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services Respondent presented evidence that petitioner may have been less than gentle with two patients; however, respondent did not show that petitioner – who had 20 years of continuous employment without a serious incident and only one non-serious incident – “abused” either patient.

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Labor & Employment – Administrative – Health Care Personnel Registry – Neglect Allegation – Inexperienced Aide – Unexpected Situation (access required)

Leigh v. Department of Health & Human Services While the nursing home’s care plan for resident “L.A.” required two people to move L.A. from her bed to the shower, the care plan did not say L.A. could not be left alone. After helping the young, inexperienced and physically slight petitioner move L.A. to the shower, a more experienced aide left petitioner alone with L.A.

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Administrative – Health Care Personnel Registry – Patient Abuse Allegation – Labor & Employment (access required)

Byrom v. Department of Health & Human Services, Division of Health Service Regulation At an assisted living facility, activities assistant Rodriquez allegedly stuck her head inside a resident’s room and saw petitioner sexually abusing the resident by standing behind her and rubbing her breasts. However, Rodriquez did not intervene and did not immediately tell her fellow activities assistant who was standing down the hall. Instead, Rodriquez went to her supervisor’s office to report what she had seen.

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