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Workers sacked at Essex care home

6 more staff have been sacked at a care home in Essex following allegations of abuse.

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Care worker sacked after being caught on camera allegedly slapping an elderly resident at Essex care home

The Old Deanery in Bocking. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Eight workers at a residential home near Braintree in Essex have been suspended after secret cameras filmed alleged poor care of residents.

One member of staff seen apparently slapping a resident was dismissed.

Anglia Retirement Homes said it had launched an independent inquiry into allegations of mistreatment at the Old Deanery in Bocking, after it was filmed by an undercover BBC reporter.

'Elderly Care Exposed' will be broadcast tonight.

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