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Safeguarding Adults Review: Whorlton Hall

Today (6th December 2022) the Executive Summary of the Safeguarding Adults Review into Whorlton Hall, an independent hospital, run by Cygnet Healthcare, was published. A BBC Panorama undercover reporter exposed the treatment of people with learning disabilities in this inpatient setting in 2019. The Executive Summary identifies seven national areas of concern and “emphasises a need for urgent action to turn the often heard rhetoric that ‘lessons will be learnt’ into reality.”