Lime Trees Nursing Home in Sheffield is to close after the City Council and NHS Sheffield have withdrawn their funding of the home.
It follows an earlier investigation into care standards at the centre. Following preliminary investigations the owners brought in a new management team to improve standards. However, despite this commitment to improvements, both the City Council and NHS Sheffield have indicated they are withdrawing support.
In March this year a police investigation was also launched into allegations of abuse by three members of staff during January and March 2012. A 50-year old woman was reported on summons in May to appear at court for two alleged assaults. No further action was taken against the other two staff members. Lime Trees Nursing home have confirmed three members of staff were suspended and no longer work for them.
Steps are now being taken to transfer residents to other homes in the city.