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Winterbourne View care workers admit abuse

PUBLISHED February 9, 2012

Three employees of care home at centre of TV investigation into allegations of abuse plead guilty to ill-treating patients

Three employees of a care home at the centre of a television investigation into allegations of abuse have admitted mistreating patients.

Wayne Rogers, 31, Alison Dove, 24, and Holly Draper, 22, appeared at Bristol crown court on Thursday alongside eight other members of staff charged with a string of offences alleged to have occurred at Winterbourne View care home in Hambrook, south Gloucestershire.

Rogers, of Bristol, pleaded guilty to nine charges of ill-treating Louisa Deville, Simon Tovey and Simone Blake; Dove, also of Bristol, pleaded guilty to seven charges of ill-treating Lorraine Guilford, Louise Bisset and Blake.

Draper pleaded guilty to two charges of ill-treating Blake.

The court heard the offences were committed between February and March last year. © 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of this content is subject to our Terms & Conditions | More Feeds