Britthaven President Randy Uzzell answered questions for The Free Press via e-mail this week regarding the investigation of the Chapel Hill facility.
"We took the lead in immediately notifying all appropriate regulatory and law enforcement agencies and in taking the steps necessary to protect our residents," Uzzell
"We welcome their involvement in determining how this incident occurred and continue to fully cooperate with the agencies reviewing the situation.
We are anxious to determine exactly what occurred and identify who is responsible."
, headquartered in Kinston, operates 33 nursing homes across the state.
said the Britthaven
of Kinston facility was not under investigation.
"To my knowledge, there is only one investigation being conducted at the (Chapel Hill) facility and SBI agents assigned to Medicaid Investigations Unit of the N.C. Department of Justice
are leading it," Uzzell
"I admit to being politically active, at least in terms of contributing to candidates," Uzzell