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Six members of staff who abused vulnerable patients at a residential
care home with a 'culture of cruelty' were today jailed for a
total of seven years and four months.
Winterbourne View private hospital in Bristol was closed after five
weeks of undercover filming captured shocking treatment of disabled
Patients were slapped, soaked in water, forcibly pinned down, trapped
under chairs, taunted and had their eyes poked and hair pulled by staff
A follow-up to the shocking Panorama report on abuse of people with
learning disabilities at Winterbourne View will allege that former
residents have faced further assaults in other homes. The second Panorama report will be aired on Monday 29 October on BBC1 from 8.30-9pm.
In: Regional News
Tags: Abuse, abused, violence, attacked, UK, news, Bristol, vunerable, disabled, cruelty
Location: Bristol, England, United Kingdom (UK/GB) (load item map)
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