Thirteen convicted over Devon care home abuse

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Words fail me, at least ones I could post here. Bad enough when 1-2 people involved but to have such no's all in same care place beggars belief.

Makes me thankful tonight that our R loves his supported living placement. It truly feels like a home from home.

Thirteen people have been convicted after an inquiry into "organised and systemic" abuse at two care homes for adults with learning disabilities.

Residents at Vielstone near Bideford, in Devon, were routinely punished by being held in empty rooms without food, heating or a toilet, a court heard.

Staff imprisoned them in the rooms, often overnight, during 2010 and 2011, as an abusive culture developed.
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-40188948#

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This makes my blood run cold.how could people be so cruel.the most vunerable in society being treated like this is unforgivable.