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Nursing Home Will Pay More Than Expected

Posted February 28, 1996 6:00 a.m. EST

— February 29, 1996 - 6:15 p.m. EST

State officials have levied a heavier fine than expected against the Britthaven nursing home.

Following the death of a patient with Alzheimer's Disease, officials had handed down a fine of $320,000.

Now, Atlanta regulators have increased the penalty to $510,000.

Martha Harris died last month after becoming entangled in her restraints