Suspended sentence for owner

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

Angela Postill, 43, former owner of the Carnarvon Lodge residential care home in Clacton was given a 15-month jail sentence suspended for two years when she appeared before Chelmsford Crown Court. Postill had earlier pleaded guilty to endangering elderly residents¹ lives by ordering them to drink excessive amounts. The judge ordered charges of manslaughter, in connection with two elderly women who died at the home, to be laid on the file. Postill had denied these charges. Postill left court without speaking but her solicitor said she had been through a “terrible ordeal”. “My client has lost everything as a result of this case and her health has deteriorated considerably,” the solicitor said. “Her life¹s savings were invested in the home and her reputation is totally in tatters. “She regrets what happened. It is now her intention to put this behind her.”

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