Bupa care home manager given suspended sentence over neglect

Karen Southern, convicted of wilfully neglecting a 90-year-old female resident
Karen Southern, convicted of wilfully neglecting a 90-year-old female resident Credit: ITV News

Karen Southern, convicted of wilfully neglecting 90-year-old woman at a Bupa care home, has been given a suspended sentence. Joyce Farrow was being treated for dementia at Stonedale Lodge in Liverpool.

The care home operator Bupa has been criticised by a judge for 'putting profits over patients', after a 90-year-old woman in one of its homes was left to crawl naked around her dirty room.

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Bupa put 'profits over patients'

Bupa has been criticised by a judge for "putting profits over patients" after a 90-year-old dementia sufferer in one of its care homes was left to crawl naked around her dirty room. The home's manager has been given a suspended sentence for neglect.