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Care worker imprisoned after autistic man in her care drowns

Nikki Deaney, a former care worker at Springwood Day Centre, has been sentenced to four months in prison after the Read More

Carer of drowned autistic man admits health and safety breach

A carer of a 29-year-old autistic man who drowned in King’s Mill Reservoir, near Mansfield, on 10 September 2012 while Read More

Five care home operators that lived to regret their fire safety negligence

By Adam Bannister. This article originally appeared on IFSEC Global Last month an Enfield-based care home was criticised for fire-safety Read More

“People don’t care what you know until they know you care”

By Nick Bell, Colin Powell and Peter Sykes This statement is normally attributed to Theodore Roosevelt (although some online bun Read More

Care home admits breaches after 92 year old dies following fire door crush

The owners of a care home and a firm of builders will be sentenced next month after admitting breaches during renovation work at the Alexian Brothers Care Centre, in Manchester, following the death of an elderly lady, crushed by a fire door. Read More

Care home fined £170,000 after resident choked to death

The UK's biggest care home provider has been fined £170,000 after a resident choked to death on fish and chips during an entertainment evening. Read More

Legionella warning on hot and cold water systems

The HSE has issued a second notice in three months warning businesses of the need to manage the risks from legionella. Read More

Legionella warning on hot and cold water systems

The HSE has issued a second notice in three months warning businesses of the need to manage the risks from legionella. Read More

Pensioner suffered fatal fall from sling at nursing home

Two owners of a nursing home in Leicester have each been fined £50,000 after a resident died in a fall from a hoist. Read More

Care home was not competent to handle resident who killed worker

€ Introducing the all-new Safety & Health Podcast Exclusive interviews, the very latest news and reports from the health and Read More



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