winterbourne report

Topics: Abuse, Bullying, Emotion Pages: 3 (1293 words) Published: April 23, 2015
This is my report on the abuse that occurred in winter Bourne view care home at Hambrooke, south Gloucestershire in England. It’s about the 11 defendants that admitted 38 charges of either neglect or ill treatment of five people with severe learning difficulties after being filmed secretly by a reporter for the BCCs panorama programme. It was operated by castle beck. The home opened in 2006 and by 2010 it had a turnover of £3.7m as the average weekly fee for a patient was £3.500.

In the panorama it showed one support care worker called Wayne Rogers saying to a resident “do you want me to get a cheese grater and grate your face off? Do you want me to turn you into a giant pepperoni?” this sort of discrimination against the resident is verbal abuse as although Wayne was not hurting her physically he was threatening her and hurting her mentally. This would affect the resident intellectually because they have learning difficulties and do not understand terms as easily, they may generally believe that Wayne would actually turn them into a giant pepperoni or grate their face. It would also affect them emotionally as they would feel upset about the threats towards them and feel as so they could no longer argue back or defend themselves due to the fear of Wayne going through with his threats. It could also affect them socially as they would now be socially awkward around that one certain support worker called Wayne. Also the residents will become very unfriendly towards Wayne and maybe towards other support workers as they may assume all of them would do the same of Wayne. This followed on to Wayne asking another resident after slapping them across the face “"Do you want a scrap? Do you want a fight? Go on and I will bite your bloody face off." This leads to another residents feeling the same way due to Wayne’s actions towards them. On another occasion three support workers dove, graham Doyle and holly draper restrained a female resident while another member of...
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