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Care Home Fire Safety – Your Checklist

Sadly, fire safety can be matter of life and death especially when there are vulnerable occupants concerned – such as the residents of care homes. Far to often we hear of care homes breaching fire regulations.  Already this year,  we have released 3 care home articles. Aswell as an article from the London Fire brigade reporting […]

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Willenhall Care Home Puts Residents at Risk

Following a recent inspection, Kingsway Care Home in Willenhall has been given the lowest possible rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The CQC report showed the Care Home had an overall rating as “Inadequate”, with concerns regarding the Care Homes fire safety arrangements. The findings of the report found numerous failings including: The Fire […]

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Rotherham Care Home Burglary – CCTV Released

CCTV images have been released showing a man wanted in connection with a burglary in Rotherham. Church View Care Home on Church Street, Rotherham was broken into during February 2019 after a window was damaged to gain entry. A safe containing bank cards and money belonging to the care homes residents was stolen during the […]

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Nursing Home Fire leaves six in Hospital

A serious nursing home fire occurred on January 18th at the Old Vicarage Nursing Home in Pandy Tudur, Wales. The Old Vicarage Nursing Home fire was discovered at around midnight when the alarm system was initiated. Eight fire crews and more than 10 emergency ambulance responders from across Wales were called to attend the incident. […]

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Cheltenham Carer Care Home Theft

A healthcare assistant has been charged after thieving from a care home in Gloucestershire on Tuesday 30th October. Grant Hodges, 26, stole a selection of drugs from a care home where he was actually employed at and also lived. Mr Hodges also committed various driving offences. Hodges, unable to pass his theory test, resulted in […]

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Care Quality Commission Advises Care Homes, Hospices and independent Hospitals to Review Fire Risk Assessment

In wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, Chief Executive of the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Sir David Behan, wrote to all hospices, care homes and independent hospitals governed by the Care Quality Commission requesting them to review their fire risk assessments. It is your legal responsibility under both the Health and Social Care Act 2008 […]

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