Three in court charged with neglect at north Cumbria care home
Published at 10:42, Friday, 07 February 2014
Three people are in court this morning charged in connection with alleged incidents at a north Cumbria nursing home.
It follows an investigation by police into safeguarding issues at the Beacon Edge Nursing Home in Penrith.
Those charged are:
- Chevonne Benson, 22, of Roman Road, Penrith. Charged with seven counts of ill treatment/wilful neglect against six people between April 1 and September 2 last year.
- William Bowman, 21, of Bowscar, near Penrith. Charged with 10 counts of ill treatment/wilful neglect against nine alleged victims between January 26 and September 3 last year. He is also charged with committing a sexual offence against a woman in the Penrith area.
- Claire Strong, 20, of Clifton, near Penrith. Charged with three counts of ill treatment/wilful neglect against three people between January 1 and June last year.
They were appearing before Carlisle magistrates.
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk
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