Today marks the 10 year anniversary of the BBC Panorama, documenting shocking abuse at the private hospital in Bristol; Winterbourne View.
Since then there have been many reports and promises were made that this would never be allowed to happen again.
But in the last decade this promise has been broken and not enough change has been made – we can see this in what happened at Whorlton Hall in 2019.
Gary Bourlet, our Membership and Engagement lead, has spoken to some self-advocates, family members and paid supporters to see what they remember from 10 years ago and some of changes that they have made because of what happened.
Join Rightful Lives for a candlelit vigil, a peaceful demonstration to remember what happened at Winterbourne View today…