Mental-hospital workers to be retrained after abuse claim ::

RALEIGH, N.C. — The secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services says workers at a troubled state mental hospital will be retrained following an allegation of abuse that went unreported for several days.

“The patient was not harmed. The issue was that they handled it improperly, so we’re going to make sure that we’re restructuring a whole bunch of training at Cherry Hospital,” Lanier Cansler said Thursday. “It really gave us a clue to the fact that they thought they were doing it right.”

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