The incident happened at the O'Berry Neuro-Medical Treatment Center on March 11 in Goldsboro. Three employees lost their jobs following the death.
Regulators with the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services found that conditions in the facility posed a threat to the safety of patients and gave it until April 15 to make changes. If it doesn't, it could lose Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements.
The State Department of Health and Human Services has not released the dead woman's name citing medical privacy laws.