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BBC News: Families 'failed' over West Sussex care home fractures

The families of two men whose legs were found to be fractured at a care home on the same day were "let down" by the ensuing inquiry, a report has said.

The Safeguarding Adult Review (SAR) said Matthew Bates and Gary Lewis, were probably poorly-handled at Beech Lodge in Horsham, run by Sussex Health Care.

The SAR made 19 recommendations - 14 for the West Sussex safeguarding adults board. Sussex Health Care has apologised to the men. The board said it would implement the recommendations.

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