Winterbourne View promises not met

A report following the Winterbourne View scandal has found a pledge to move people out of institutions and into the community has not been met. 11 workers were convicted of abusing patients at the South Gloucestershire care home in 2011.

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Winterbourne View abuse: date set for sentencing

A date has been set for the sentencing of staff caught abusing patients at a South Gloucestershire hospital.

A total of 11 former staff have between them admitted 38 charges of either neglect or ill treatment of people with severe learning difficulties.

The sentencing hearing will begin on October the 22nd and could last up to five days.

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