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Three nursing home staff guilty of abuse

Three carers have been found guilty of abusing elderly residents at Hillcroft nursing home in Slyne-with-Hest, near Lancaster.

Preston Crown Court heard that Katie Cairns, 27, Carol Moore, 54 and Gemma Pearson, 28, mocked, bullied and assaulted residents.

Another member of staff, Darren Smith, previously pleaded guilty to ill-treating the residents.

Ed Thomas looks at the background to the case.

  • 28 Nov 2013
  • From the section UK
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