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State Board Reprimands Nurse in Signature Pointe Nursing Home Death

Via The Dallas Morning NewsPosted March 27, 2012

Maybe you thought they were a little kooky when I wrote about them last year.

Drivers on Preston Road sometimes taunt them. The middle-aged Frisco couple pickets every Sunday afternoon outside a Far North Dallas nursing home.

Bill and Kelly Putnam know that officials at the nursing home, Signature Pointe on the Lake, try to explain them away as “unstable.”

But after 31/2 years of protest, the Putnams finally have official verification of what they have long alleged — that errors inside Signature Pointe were involved in the gruesome death of Kelly’s father.

Last month, the Texas Board of Nursing issued an order of reprimand against a former Signature Pointe nurse. After lengthy investigation, the board found that Rosa Aurora Garcia committed major medical errors.

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