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Three admit abuse at care home

Three members of staff at 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, have appeared at Bristol Crown Court 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 Purton Close, Bristol, pleaded guilty to nine charges of ill-treating Louisa Deville, Simon Tovey and Simone Blake, while Dove, of Chipperfield Drive, Bristol, pleaded guilty to seven charges of ill-treating Lorraine Guilford, Miss Louise Bisset and Miss Blake.

Draper pleaded guilty to two charges of the ill-treatment of Miss Blake.

The court heard the offences were committed between last February and March.


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