Panorama secret filming revealed The Old Deanery resident, Joan Maddison, was slapped
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Care home abuse: Staff sacked or suspended over poor care

30 April 2014 Last updated at 22:10 BST

There "could be a role" for CCTV in care homes, the care minister has said after a BBC Panorama investigation found residents of one being mistreated.

Norman Lamb said images filmed undercover at the Old Deanery in Braintree, Essex, were "absolutely disgusting".

They showed one resident being slapped and others taunted and roughly handled.

Alison Holt reports.

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