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A woman arrested for bringing a dementia-stricken mother out of her nursing home shared the shocking moment when caregivers cold-cut her window visit shortly after "ignoring" concerns about her health.

73-year-old Ylenia Angeli was arrested by police on suspicion of assault last month after attempting to retrieve 97-year-old mother Tina Thornborough from the Northgate House nursing home in Riding, East Yorkshire and bring her home from lockdown bring to.

In a shocking new video posted on Facebook on Saturday, a concerned Ylenia told a caregiver that she feared for her mother's health, that her "lips are blue and her breathing is too fast," but was quickly discharged and asked to to call on Monday. because the supervisor is "not a manager".

While continuing to express her concern, the caregiver talked about Ylenia and immediately took her mother away and closed the blinds when her daughter repeatedly begged, "Wait a minute, don't take it away, don't take it away".

In an interview with FEMAIL, Ylenia's daughter Leandra Ashton, who starred in the ITV Soap Coronation Street, hit the so-called caregivers who exercise the power that has been entrusted to them.

MailOnline has contacted Northgate House Nursing Home for comment.

The caregiver closed the blinds for Ylenia when she asked her not to take her mother away

73-year-old Ylenia Angeli shared the shocking moment of her visit with 97-year-old mother Tina Thornborough after sharing concerns about her mother's health with caregivers

In the shocking video posted to Facebook on Saturday, a concerned Ylenia told a caregiver that she feared for her mother's health, that her lips were blue and her breathing was too fast.

In the shocking video posted on Facebook on Saturday, a concerned Ylenia told a caregiver she feared for her mother's health that her lips were blue and her breathing was too fast.

"We're still in the same situation," she said. "My grandmother is locked in the nursing home and we can't get her out." Government guidelines are not enough – nursing homes still keep their doors closed.

“I think the problem is that power has been given to the wrong people and that power has risen into their heads.

“See how some of these nursing home workers treat residents! These so-called carers exercise the power that has been entrusted to them.

“Right now there is a terrible lack of leadership everywhere – from government to nursing home managers. We are guided by fear, not love. People hide behind rules and regulations instead of doing what is right as a person.

Ylenia Angeli cracked when she arrived with daughter Leandra for her last "window visit" in the nursing home in front of the new lock (previously shown together).

Ylenia Angeli cracked when she arrived with daughter Leandra for her last "window visit" in the nursing home in front of the new lock (previously shown together).

Tina Thornborough, now 97, pictured as a baby with her husband and daughter Ylenia

Tina Thornborough, now 97, pictured as a baby with her husband and daughter Ylenia

Leandra continued to rage against the lack of training carers receive, claiming the carer who spoke to her mother had "no human skills at all".

“Most nursing home workers have a minimum wage, they receive a minimum level of education, and they have a complete lack of communication skills. Did you see the caregiver talking to my mother while visiting the window? No human ability at all.

“I think the nursing home problem could ultimately eliminate the corruption. What happens in nursing homes illuminates everything – the deception and the corruption.

What are the rules for visiting nursing homes?

As of December 2, regulations stipulated that visits should be supported and facilitated wherever it is safe to do so according to government guidelines.

All nursing homes – regardless of level – and except in the case of an active outbreak – should attempt to enable:

  • Indoor visits where the visitor was tested and given a negative result
  • Below, outdoor visits and "screened" visits

Nursing home managers are best placed to decide how visits should take place in their own environment in a way that suits the needs of their residents, both individually and collectively.

In all cases, it is important that the visit is in a broader care home with robust Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) measures, including ensuring that visitors follow (and are supported) best practices with social distancing, hand hygiene and personal protective equipment ( Use PPE.

"People may disagree about wearing masks and animal systems, but EVERYONE agrees – without a doubt – that what happens in nursing homes is wrong and inhuman."

In the video posted on Facebook, the caregiver said to Ylenia, "She is smiling" after expressing concern about her mother's pale and sunken appearance.

"Can I tell you for the record," Ylenia said, "her color is very bad, she's pretty blue around the lips and her breathing is pretty fast and for me that's a cause for concern."

"As I said, we had no concerns," replied the supervisor.

"I know, but you never worry about her," Ylenia argued back window.

"I can only suggest that you call on Monday morning," replied the supervisor, whereupon a desperate Ylenia said: "It's two whole days!"

"Like I said, I'm not the manager," replied the supervisor.

Ylenia tried to answer, but the caregiver spoke of her as she raised her concerns before immediately tossing her mother away and closing the blinds on her face as he begged, "Wait a minute, don't take them away, Don." don't take it away, don't take it away you b ***** & # 39 ;.

Share the heartbreaking video, Leandra stated that her mother had paid for a private test to visit her grandmother but still couldn't see her due to the guidelines of the nursing home and agreed to an "inhuman" window visit.

Leandra wrote: & # 39; New guidelines, right? We can all see our loved ones if we test negative, right?

On December 2nd, my mother asked for a personal visit and said, "We don't have any tests." Don't worry, my mother replied, I'll take care of one.

The next day after she was tested, she emailed a negative test result. This was answered with another no: "We are waiting for vaccinations before a visit can take place".

The only option? Another inhuman window visit. Today, at the end of her 10 minute "visit", my mother knelt on concrete by the window and tried to connect to my Nan. She expressed concern to the nurse about how my nan looked. This is the answer she was greeted with …

Leandra Ashton, pictured with her grandmother, briefly appeared on Coronation Street in 2016 as Saskia Larson, the fiancée of Will Chatterton, played by Leon Ockenden

Leandra Ashton made a brief appearance on Coronation Street in 2016 as Saskia Larson, the fiancée of Will Chatterton, played by Leon Ockenden

Leandra Ashton, pictured with her grandmother, briefly appeared on Coronation Street in 2016 as Saskia Larson, the fiancée of Will Chatterton, played by Leon Ockenden

The police were called and Ylenia was handcuffed before being placed in a patrol car (above) and taken to the train station

The police were called and Ylenia was handcuffed before being placed in a patrol car (above) and taken to the train station

“Social welfare needs a revolution. How we take care of our elderly says a lot about who we are as a society. The way we take care of troubled relatives also says a lot. & # 39;

Angeli was arrested by police in November after forcing her way into the house and removing her mother, who hadn't hugged her in nine months because of the pandemic.

In disturbing footage posted online, Angeli was handcuffed and locked in the back of a police car in Market Weighton, East Yorkshire while her frail mother watched.

Humberside police later said they had responded to reports of an attack and Ylenia was subsequently arrested and let home. Mrs. Thornborough was later returned to the nursing home.

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