Carer denies ill treating Bideford patient

Exeter Crown Court

Exeter Crown Court - Credit: Archant

A care worker has denied ill treating or neglecting a patient who he was looking after in North Devon.

Nicholas Palmer, aged 55, of Frithelstock Stone, near Great Torrington, pleaded not guilty to a single count when he appeared at Exeter Crown Court.

He denied ill treating or neglecting a man at Bideford while he was acting as a care worker on June 30, 2020.

Judge Timothy Rose adjourned his case for a trial later this year and remanded him on bail.

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