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VIDEO: Caught on camera! Helper hits an old woman suffering from dementia

A shocking video of a helper repeatedly slapping a 78-year-old woman suffering from dementia has surfaced on the social media. In the 1.34-minute clip, the carer can be also seen humiliating the old lady and telling her that she "stinks".

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Updated: January 27, 2018 7:47:07 pm
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Most of us are quite busy through the day due to our hectic schedules, and end up hiring nurses, helpers or carers for our ailing family members. Sadly, it isn’t possible to keep a check on the external help all the time or to see how they are treating those in bad health – and sometimes they take advantage of the situation.

A shocking video surfaced on social media in which a carer named Stacey George, 46, can be seen repeatedly hitting a 78-year-old woman, Sabina Marsden, suffering from dementia. The 1.34-minute clip then shows the carer pulling off a blanket that the old lady is using and then throwing it back on her. She further goes on to humiliate the dementia patient by telling her that she “stinks”.

The video was secretly shot by the family on a hidden camera. Her daughter Gina Owen watched the abuse in real time as it was live-streamed to her mobile phone. The carer was then asked to leave.

While George was fired from by Mega Care after the attack came to light, she was only handed a caution by Northamptonshire Police despite admitting assault on June 13 last year, according to an Independent report. The clip was later uploaded by the family to warn others about the cruel treatment and abuse by helpers.

Watch the video here:

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