A care home worker from Middlesbrough has admitted the wilful neglect of residents he was looking after.
Kelvin Fore, 33, admitted acharge of wilfully neglecting Simone Blake at Bristol Crown Court.
The charges follow undercover footage recorded by BBC1's Panorama that appeared to show vulnerable residents being pinned down, slapped and doused in water.
Eleven members of staff at the private care home have been charged with more than 40 allegations of ill-treating and wilfully neglecting patients between February and March 2011.
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