Lancashire care home abuses revealed

 Twenty-three carers across Lancashire have been dismissed or are under investigation for abusing and mistreating patients, it has been revealed.

A Freedom of Information request has revealed eight cases involving physical abuse, four concerning financial and emotional abuse and five cases of verbal abuse across Lancashire County Council’s 17 care homes over the past two years.

At the time of the response, there had been 12 dismissals, two resignations and seven carers were still under investigation.

Lancashire care home abuses revealed (From Lancashire Telegraph)

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