Five arrests in Barnsley care home neglect investigation

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Five further arrests were made yesterday (Thursday 25 June) as part of an investigation in to suspected neglect in a Barnsley care home.

Five women, all from Barnsley, were arrested yesterday morning on suspicion of ill treatment or wilful neglect by a care worker. All five have now been released under investigation.

Senior Investigator, DCI Phil Etheridge said:

  • If you do have any concerns about a relative in care, the Adult Social Care team in Barnsley have a dedicated phone number and email address for family members to contact: 01226 773300 /