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Several senior living facilities fined


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- The NC Department of Health and Human Services has fined several senior living facilities in Wilmington.

The Commons at Brightmore paid the state $20,000 for failing to secure bed railings and supervise residents at risk for falls. The fine came after a resident died from their injuries.

Pacifica Senior Living has been ordered to pay $7,000 after a female resident fell out of a second story window and was injured.

Spring Arbor of Wilmington was fined $4,000 for failing to immediately call police after a resident left the facility.

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