Carer 'found raping disabled woman with brain injury'

Carer 'found raping disabled woman with brain injury'
Published: 2016 October 09 16:13:32 (8479 Views)
A carer has been arrested on suspicion of raping a disabled patient at a home for people with brain injuries.

The 24-year-old man has been sacked from the care home after he was allegedly discovered by another member of staff in the adult female patient's room at night when he was not supposed to be there.

The man, who has not been named, was a carer at privately-owned home Swanborough House in Brighton, East Sussex.

Swanborough House looks after 31 adults with brain injuries or neuro-disabilities and the owner has confirmed the man passed all necessary checks when he was employed.



The man, from Peacehaven, near Brighton, remains on bail until October 10 while Sussex Police investigate the alleged incident on June 12 this year.

Dr Gerhard Florschutz, owner of Raphael Medical Centre, which owns the home, said Brighton and Hove City Council found that proper safeguarding procedures were in place.

He added: 'We have reported him to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). We did all the necessary DBS checks and from an employment point of view everything was done accurately, there was nothing untoward.'

A spokesman for Brighton and Hove City Council said: 'We can confirm that we have looked into this alleged incident, and found that appropriate procedures were in place and were carried out correctly.

'We continue to work closely with the service provider to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all residents.'



Source - Metro

Tags: abuse, carer,
 0

You May Like These Videos

Comments

| Comment With Facebook Submit

There are no comments.

News Big Reads

Bird Box finally unveils unknown monsters

by Metro | 2019 January 06 00:20:32 | 6606 Views

Man in critical condition after 'blowing himself up while trying to raid ATM'

by June Mpofu | 2018 December 11 19:39:39 | 16336 Views

Murder suspect pretending to be mute loses voice from underuse

by June Mpofu | 2018 December 11 19:39:46 | 12520 Views

Harrods accidentally sold £1,000 bags for less than £10

by June Mpofu | 2017 December 16 15:42:54 | 12324 Views

Rapper 'whips out' manhood on Instagram

by June Mpofu | 2017 October 31 08:36:03 | 13973 Views

Woman raped in the street as people walk past

by June Mpofu | 2017 October 27 22:04:42 | 14553 Views

Student who inhaled 360 laughing gas canisters in a week may never walk again

by June Mpofu | 2017 October 20 08:05:52 | 14309 Views

Poet tweets that she was raped by SA musician

by Hope Freedom | 2017 October 07 23:02:51 | 14861 Views

Dog bites off chunk of woman's face

by June Mpofu | 2017 September 23 09:04:56 | 13781 Views

Man jailed after tricking children into abusing young relatives

by Prince Cox | 2017 September 06 08:00:14 | 15134 Views

'I gave lift to a ghost' says taxi driver

by June Mpofu | 2017 September 04 18:39:39 | 30518 Views

Son 'stabbed mum to death and ate her heart with a side of chutney'

by June Mpofu | 2017 September 01 20:10:25 | 15758 Views

'Cannibal tired of eating human flesh' hands himself in

by June Mpofu | 2017 August 24 07:59:37 | 14166 Views

Man cut off pregnant girlfriend's nipples with a pair of scissors

by June Mpofu | 2017 August 20 10:24:38 | 15404 Views

Pregnant woman murdered in 'satanic ritual'

by June Mpofu | 2017 August 20 01:27:16 | 16323 Views

No diplomatic immunity for Grace Mugabe after 'splitting open model's head'

by Hope Freedom | 2017 August 15 08:30:38 | 19266 Views

8-year-old dies after cousin dares her to drink boiling water through straw

by June Mpofu | 2017 August 05 10:10:31 | 16127 Views

Girl, 14, was raped twice in one night by different men

by June Mpofu | 2017 July 29 17:06:36 | 15610 Views

Girl, 10, told she can't have abortion after being raped by uncle

by Hope Freedom | 2017 July 22 16:54:59 | 16189 Views

Obsessive woman chases police car helping boyfriend escape her

by June Mpofu | 2017 July 15 21:27:10 | 13086 Views

Man hijacked while peeing

by June Mpofu | 2017 July 08 10:46:55 | 19452 Views

Disabled woman tied to tractor and beaten to death by mob

by Hope Freedom | 2017 July 03 23:10:47 | 20301 Views

Man spends 5 years renovating boat, it sinks as soon as it goes on water

by June Mpofu | 2017 June 30 22:42:43 | 13049 Views

Woman paralysed after having sex

by June Mpofu | 2017 June 26 21:03:25 | 15584 Views

Woman cuts off boyfriend's privates 'after he refused to marry her'

by Prince Cox | 2017 June 24 20:36:31 | 20338 Views

Cancer patient charged with plotting to kill doctors

by June Mpofu | 2017 June 08 09:57:59 | 13965 Views

Former Premier League star dies after collapsing in training

by June Mpofu | 2017 June 05 18:08:44 | 20468 Views

Mugabe 'will decide who goes to heaven' says Zanu-PF youth leader

by June Mpofu | 2017 June 03 09:04:32 | 14196 Views

Daughter had sex with father to stop him from marrying fiancee

by June Mpofu | 2017 June 01 17:52:29 | 15374 Views

Man splits from wife who raped him as boy

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 31 11:53:24 | 17584 Views

Human head trial set to go ahead after delay

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 30 21:23:34 | 14032 Views

American girl, 11, forced to marry rapist

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 29 14:28:03 | 16106 Views

Fed up residents hold Mayor hostage

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 25 08:51:43 | 14826 Views

Homeless hero who pulled nails out of children's faces is given a home

by Prince Cox | 2017 May 24 20:11:55 | 15367 Views

Heartbroken wife dies after husband's mistress sent her indecent pictures

by Prince Cox | 2017 May 22 08:35:57 | 36104 Views

Father jailed after raping daughter for 20 years

by Hope Freedom | 2017 May 20 09:51:11 | 17538 Views

Driver miraculously unharmed after lorry completely crushes his BMW

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 20 09:59:37 | 13869 Views

Saddam Hussain arrested for pretending to be Osama Bin Laden

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 16 23:42:36 | 13387 Views

Student left with painful scars after tattoo removal goes wrong

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 15 20:45:37 | 17042 Views

Three people die of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 12 15:31:35 | 14219 Views

'Shoplifter' bleeds to death after falling on 'stolen' bottles

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 09 21:49:08 | 17258 Views

82 Chibok schoolgirls freed by Boko Haram

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 07 09:19:48 | 34795 Views

Woman arrested after biting love rival's privates

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 06 19:03:59 | 13579 Views