Carers carried out gratuitous assaults - in depth court report

Hillcroft Nursing Home, Throstle Grove, Slyne wth Hest.

Hillcroft Nursing Home, Throstle Grove, Slyne wth Hest.

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Four carers who launched a sustained campaign of abuse against vulnerable dementia patients for “gratuitous sport” have been sentenced.

The callous quartet slapped and dragged the screaming patients from their beds and pelted beanbags at their heads for “laughs” during the assaults which went on for 17 months at the Hillcroft nursing home.

One man also had his foot stamped on and another was nearly tipped out of his wheelchair.

 

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