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Braintree: Arrest made after Panorama programme at Old Deanery Care Home

10:50 03 May 2014

Undercover film by BBC1

Undercover film by BBC1's Panorama programme into elderly care at the Old Deanery, in Braintree. Photo credit: BBC/PA Wire

A woman has been arrested in connection with an assault at a care home in Braintree after detectives examined the contents of a BBC Panorama programme.

The documentary highlighted the treatment of residents inside the Old Deanery Care Home.

Essex Police say they were denied an advance viewing of the programme, so were only able to begin an investigation following its nationwide broadcast on Wednesday.

Last night officers arrested a woman in her 40s at her home in Braintree on suspicion of assaulting a resident at the care home.

She was released on police bail until later this month pending further enquiries.

Essex Police is keen to hear from anyone who wishes to report any allegations of crime or neglect at the Old Deanery Care Home.

Anyone with information should contact 01245 282103 or email op.zest@essex.pnn.police.uk

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  • Shame on her the way she treated this vulnerable lady Just who does this so called carer think she is The disgraced carers thought their jobs were safe after the last incident at that home And after just days of keeping their jobs a FEW acted like this Thanks Panorama for the programme

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