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Fresh care home abuse claims

New allegations have emerged of mistreatment at a Nottingham care home already at the centre of a police investigation. The family of Kenneth Wright, 85, claim his life was cut short as a result of an assault by a care worker.

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Timeline of events leading to Autumn Grange inquiry

  • March 2012: A 'warning notice' is issued to the owners of the privately owned care home by the Care Quality Commission over concerns relating to care standards.
  • 5 November 2012: Autumn Grange care home is closed and all 28 residents are moved by Nottingham City Council "due to serious concerns about the standard of care and the wellbeing of residents". A police investigation is launched.
  • 22 November: Ivy Atkin, 86, one of the residents moved from the home, dies of pneumonia and general weakness.
  • August 2013: Eleven people are arrested on suspicion of manslaughter as part of the investigation into Mrs Atkin's death. They were later bailed by police pending further enquiries.

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