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Hillcroft nursing home: Three on trial over alleged abuse of elderly residents

A court has heard how three carers mocked, bullied and assaulted vulnerable elderly residents at a care home near Lancaster.

The abuse is alleged to have taken place at Hillcroft nursing home, in Slyne-with-Hest.

The prosecution claims eight residents, all suffering from dementia, were abused. The defendants deny all the charges against them.

Ed Thomas reports from outside Preston Crown Court.

  • 05 Nov 2013
  • From the section UK