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By Vicki Mathias, Health Correspondent

STAFF from a disgraced care home will be covering shifts at another city site.

Employees from Winterbourne View, which was hit by allegations of abuse, will be helping out at Rose Villa in Brislington,  also the focus of investigations.

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By Ian Onions, Political Editor

 

ANGRY homecare workers in Bristol had a showdown meeting with council leader Barbara Janke over fears they will lose their jobs.

They claim the Liberal Democrat- run council has broken promises over protecting the homecare service, which supports the elderly and the infirm so they can continue living in their own homes.

At a meeting in the Council House on Tuesday, Mrs Janke answered questions from them about their jobs and the future of the service.

 

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By Michael Ribbeck, Business Editor

THE future of four care homes in the Bristol area has been thrown into doubt after the owners went bust.

Care home firm Southern Cross has been fighting for survival for several months but yesterday the company announced it was closing down.

 

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From Bristol Labour Party

Labour councillors today called for Bristol City Council to suspend their care home closure plans in the light of the failure of Britain’s largest care home provider Southern Cross.

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