Plymouth moves residents after assaults


Posted on October 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Eight residents  of a mental health care home in Plymouth have been  removed by the local authority after fears for their safety. NHS Plymouth and Plymouth City Council have rehoused the occupants of Priory Gate, run by Stoke Healthcare, following reports of verbal and physical assaults.

The Care Quality Commission had earlier this year given Priory Gate  a ‘poor’ rating following the reports of assaults.


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