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Bupa fined £3m over Legionnaires’ death at Essex care home

Bupa fined £3m over Legionnaires’ death at Essex care home

Bupa has been fined £3m after an elderly resident died from Legionnaires’ disease at Hutton Village Nursing Home in Brentwood, Essex.
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Dechoker saves second care home resident’s life in five weeks

An airway clearance device has helped save a second care home resident’s life in five weeks.

Student develops fall detecting smartwatch

A university student has designed a smartwatch which detects falls for elderly people.
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Orchard Care Homes signs up for anti-choking device

Harrogate based Orchard Care Homes has become the latest provider to roll-out an anti-choking device.

Airway clearance device saves resident’s life

An airway clearance device has helped save the life of a resident at New Care’s Ashland Manor Care Home in Sale, Manchester.

SUPPLIER FOCUS: Fire Marshal ‘super-training’ for your care home!

If you hold fire marshal responsibilities within your care home, you will know the importance of training to safely and efficiently carry out high risk moves in an emergency.

£80k ceiling hoist installation to benefit Welsh care home group

North Wales-based care home group, Cariad Care Homes, is continuing a programme of improvements which has seen it invest £750,000 at the homes over the past six years.

Research programme helps cut care home falls by a third

A Colten Care research programme has helped cut the number of falls in a care home by a third.

Cleaning specialist vows to tackle employers’ £0.5bn slips and trips bill

Cleaning specialist CleanSafe Services has pledged to help tackle the more than 20,000 slip and trip incidents that cost UK employers an estimated £0.5bn every year.

Woman dies in supported living flats fire

A woman has died after a fire broke out in supporting living flats provided by Sequence Care Group in Chingford, Waltham Forest.
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