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Blaenau Gwent MP Nick Smith has campaigned on behalf of the families of those alleged to have suffered abuse and neglect. He's welcomed the announcement of an independent review.
The families of older people alleged to have suffered abuse and neglect at six care homes in the South Wales Valleys say news of an independent review has come as a 'great relief'.
The Older People's Commissioner for Wales says she welcomes news that an independent review will be carried out into the alleged abuse and neglect of older people at six care homes in the South Wales Valleys.
The review will be undertaken by adult safeguarding expert Dr. Margaret Flynn, who also led a review into Winterbourne View private hospital.
First Minister Carwyn Jones has announced that there will be an independent review into the alleged abuse and neglect of over 100 older people at six care homes in the South Wales Valleys.
The alleged abuse is said to have taken place between 1996 and 2001, resulting in Operation Jasmine - one of the most intensive police investigations ever undertaken in Wales.