South East Wales

Two charged with care home neglect of elderly woman

Zoar Residential Home Image copyright Google Streetview
Image caption The pair have been charged with neglect after an alleged incident at Zoar Residcential Home

Two people have been charged with neglect of an elderly woman and conspiring to pervert the course of justice, South Wales Police have said.

The charges relate to an alleged incident involving an 88-year-old woman at Zoar Residential Home in Tonypandy in March 2014.

The pair will appear at Pontypridd Magistrates' Court in February.

No further action will be taken against a man, 35, and a woman, 72, who were initially questioned over the incident.