Unmarked and invisible from the main road, the adult-care home Canterbury Hills illustrates some of the underlying challenges in modern health care, especially for those with long-term mental illnesses who may have few other alternatives.
Canterbury Hills, an adult care home with a history of complaints, EMS calls and state violations, will close at the end of the month. The announcement came quietly through letters the Candler facility’s director Wittner Wright sent on July 1 to the Buncombe County Health Department and N.C. Division of Health Care Regulation.
During the April 19 meeting, the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners heard a presentation about the impact of adult care homes in Buncombe County. Currently, Buncombe County has more adult care homes than any other county in the state. These are the highlights from that presentation and other business conducted tonight.
The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners’ Tuesday, April 17, meeting will feature health-related presentations on recent county health rankings and the impact of adult care homes.
Here’s a list of some highlights from the May 3 meeting of the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners.
At its May 3 meeting, the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners is set to hear a pair of reports that deal with different aspects of county health care: One on Western North Carolina Community Health Services (WNCCHS) and another on the state of local Adult Care homes.
At this evening’s Feb. 15 meeting, the members of the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to give themselves a pay cut.
The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners will kick off the month with what looks to be a short meeting. Topping the light Feb. 1 agenda, commissioners will consider appointing candidates to the Asheville Planning and Zoning Commission, the Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee, the Civic Center Commission and the URTV Board.