Padiham man accused of eight counts of neglect


A PADIHAM man accused of eight counts of neglect against five people, has appeared at Burnley Magistrates’ Court.

Mark Taylor (56) faces eight charges of being a carer ill-treating or wilfully neglecting a person without capacity, relating to various dates last year.

The defendant, of Stockbridge Road, Padiham, saw his case adjourned until April 4th.

He was granted conditional bail and was told not to contact named individuals at a named East Lancashire care home. His bail conditions also stated he must not enter any care home or try to gain employment where the description of work is care for vulnerable or elderly residents.