Care staff suspended

Five staff have been suspended at a day centre for adults with learning difficulties at Liskeard in Cornwall.

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Five staff suspended at Cornwall day centre

Five people have been suspended at a day centre for vulnerable adults in Cornwall. The council is investigating aspects of the care provided at Morley Tamblyn Lodge at Liskeard.

Parents and carers held a meeting today (Fri) where the council have been explaining what's going on.

Note: The site also accommodates 2 NHS facilities - Trevillis House and The Coach House - which are unconnected to this investigation.

Suspension of care staff "does not mean allegation is proven"

Morley Tamblyn Lodge in Liskeard Credit: ITV News West Country

Cornwall Council says the suspension of five members of staff at a day care centre for vulnerable adults "does not mean that an allegation is proven"

The staff have been suspended after a number of concerns were raised about Morley Tamblyn Lodge in Liskeard. The Council are now investigating the centre which provides services for people with learning disabilities.

Parents and carers have been at a meeting this morning where the council have been explaining what's going on. Alternative care is being looked while the investigation is carried out.

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Day centre staff suspended in Cornwall

Five staff have been suspended at a day centre for adults with learning difficulties at Liskeard in Cornwall. The county council says action has been taken after concerns about the services provided for the sixty people who use the centre.

An investigation has been launched by the authority's multi-agency Safeguarding Adults team. Councillors will be told of the outcome as soon as possible. Families of those who use the centre are being kept informed and help is being offered to find alternative care facilities where needed.

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