Elderly deaths due to neglect

Neglect contributed to the deaths of five elderly residents at the Orchid View Care Home in West Sussex, a coroner ruled today.

View all 11 updates ›

Inquest into elderly deaths heard of inadequate care

The inquest hearing into the deaths of 19 elderly residents who died in Orchid View care home in Copthorne, West Sussex, heard that some residents were given the wrong doses of medication, and were left unattended for long periods of time due to shortages of staff.

Wilfred Gardner, one of 19 elderly residents who died in Orchid View care home. Credit: Family handout

More top news