CPS: 'This was a disability hate crime'

The last care worker charged with ill-treating patients at Winterbourne View Hospital near Bristol has appeared in court to plead guilty.

It means 11 members of staff have now admitted abusing or neglecting vulnerable mental health patients.

Ann Reddrop from the Crown Prosecution Service read out the following statement outside Bristol Crown Court:

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Winterbourne View Report

11 care workers have now pleaded guilty to ill treating or neglecting patients at Winterbourne View hospital near Bristol. A serious case review into abuse at the care home is due to be published today.