Winterbourne View staff admit abuse charges

Three former members of staff at a Bradley Stoke care home that was closed down after an undercover operation by a BBC TV programme have pleaded guilty to ill-treating vulnerable patients. Secretly filmed footage broadcast in a Panorama documentary on 31st May 2011 appeared to show vulnerable residents being pinned down, slapped, doused in water and taunted. Avon and Somerset

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Ten charged over Winterbourne View scandal

Police have today (Monday 28th November) confirmed that they have charged ten people in connection with ill treatment and neglect offences under the Mental Health Act. This in relation to allegations that criminal offences were committed at the Winterbourne View Hospital [map], located within Bradley Stoke’s Vantage Business Park (off Old Gloucester Road). The following have been charged: Wayne Rogers,

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