Teesside care home worker stole from resident

A care worker has been given a suspended prison sentence for stealing money from a resident of a care home where she worked.

Claire O'Hara from Thornaby had worked at the Stainton Way Care Home in Middlesbrough for eight years.

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Care workers actions "not tolerated"

Claire O'Hara was given a suspended sentence for stealing from resident Credit: Crown Prosecution Service

"As a care provider we will not tolerate this conduct from any of our employees and we will act accordingly as the company did on this occasion with a good outcome."

– North East Care Homes Ltd, which run Stainton Way care home

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Care worker given suspended sentence for stealing

Claire O'Hara leaving court after being given a suspended sentece Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

A care worker has been given a suspended prison sentence for stealing money from a resident of a care home where she worked.

Claire O'Hara from Thornaby had worked at the Stainton Way Care Home in Middlesbrough for eight years.

A camera was placed in a room when family members became suspicious that money was going missing.

Patrick Murray died not long after O'Hara stole money from his room Credit: Family photo

The footage showed O'Hara stealing money from Patrick Murray.

The 79 year old died a few months later.

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