Hillcroft Nursing Home
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Nurses arrested in Hillcroft care home abuse inquiry

Six care workers have been arrested in connection with suspected abuse of elderly residents at a care home near Lancaster, police have said.

The allegations centre on the Hillcroft Nursing Home in Throstle Grove, Slyne-with-Hest.

Police said mistreatment had allegedly taken place within the Challenging Behaviour Unit which cares for vulnerable adults with advanced Alzheimer's.

Chris Buckler reports.

  • 10 Oct 2012