Three abusive health care assistants who abused elderly dementia patients will be sentenced today.
Akosua Sakyiwaa, 38, Annette Jackson, 33 and Sharmila Gunda, 36, were found guilty of seven charges of neglecting the women in their care at Whipps Cross hospital.
The abuse only came to light after a student nurse turned whistleblower.
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