Director of Plaquemine nursing home accused of abuse, neglect has been fired

PLAQUEMINE, LA (WAFB) - The director of Plaquemine Manor Nursing Home and Rehabilitation, Tracy Garcia, is no longer employed there. This comes after a 9News investigation that exposed alleged abuse and neglect at the home.

Multiple sources told 9News Garcia was fired as the home's top administrator last week. Garcia was the subject of the 9News investigation, called Cared For, which aired back in November of 2017 and detailed several policy violations documented by the Louisiana Department of Health. There's no word yet on a replacement for Garcia.

Plaquemine Manor's owner, Bob Dean, has not yet responded to our requests for comment.

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