Hillcroft abuse patients 'failed' by Lancashire services
The owners and managers of a nursing home where three carers were found guilty of abusing patients "failed" in their duties, a victim's relative has said.
Katie Cairns, 27, Carol Moore, 54 and Gemma Pearson, 28 were found guilty of the abuse at Hillcroft nursing home in Slyne-with-Hest, near Lancaster.
Another carer, Darren Smith, had earlier pleaded guilty to ill-treating eight residents
Michael Rowlinson, who represented the victims' families, also accused Lancashire County Council adult services, NHS North Lancashire and the CQC of failings.
28 Nov 2013
- From the section UK