Former carers appear in court charged with neglect

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Two women charged with the neglect of 19 elderly residents at an Olney Care Home appeared in court yesterday.

Titilayo Ajala, 55, of Penryn Avenue, Fishermead and Henrietta Offae, aged 41, of St Chad’s Road, Derby both pleaded not guilty to 19 counts of neglect at Aylesbury Crown Court .

Ms Offae also pleaded guilty to an additional charge of possessing false identity documents to gain employment.

They were both given conditional bail before their trial at either Aylesbury or Amersham Crown Courts on June 17.

The charges relate to the neglect of 19 residents at Westland’s Care Home in Olney, between August 17 and 18, 2011.