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Shocking images reveal injuries suffered by ex-nurse great-grandmother, 98, who was attacked twice by fellow care home resident after a life of looking after others

Shocking images reveal injuries suffered by ex-nurse great-grandmother, 98, who was attacked twice by fellow care home resident after a life of looking after others

These shocking images show the injuries a 98-year-old great-grandmother suffered after being attacked twice in 30 minutes by a fellow care home resident.

Frail Monica Holt was left with severe bruising and swelling to her face and body after she was assaulted while asleep in her bed.

The retired nurse, who struggles to speak, gestured punching movements to her family to explain the brutal incident which is being investigated by police.

They claim they weren’t contacted until eight hours after the attack and are now seeking legal action against the home where Mrs Holt has lived for the last four years.

Bosses at Heathercroft Care Home in Warrington, Cheshire – which last year received a ‘requires improvement rating’ – say they are taking the incident ‘very seriously’. Frail Monica Holt was left with severe bruising and swelling to her face and body after she was assaulted while asleep in her bed The severe injuries on 98-year-old Monica’s arm are shown in shocking photos released by her family The attack unfolded at around 4am while Mrs Holt, from Lymm, Cheshire, was asleep in her bed at the care home on December 13 last year.

Mrs Holt’s family decided to share photographs of her injuries after […]

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