New owner for scandal-hit Winterbourne View care home building
A NEW company is taking over the building near Bradley Stoke where scandal-hit care home Winterbourne View was based.
Glenside Manor Healthcare Services, which specialises in neurological rehabilitation, has acquired the former hospital and will be spending £1.5 million refurbishing it.
It will be known as Glenside Bristol and is expected to open next year.
The company claims it will create around 100 new jobs and provide training for nurses, psychologists and other health professionals.
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Winterbourne View was closed by its owner, Castlebeck, in June last year after undercover footage broadcast on BBC documentary Panorama showed some of its 24 vulnerable residents being physically abused.
Patients who lived there under the Mental Health Act were transferred as a group of 11 carers were charged with ill-treatment or neglect against five patients. Nine admitted offences, while the other two have denied wrongdoing and face trial.
Glenside will provide a range of inpatient and residential treatment and rehabilitation services to people with conditions including traumatic brain injury, stroke, and organic neurological conditions.
The company already runs similar facilities to rehabilitate patients with brain injuries in Salisbury.