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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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Fly infestation forces temporary closure of Cumbria care home

A fly infestation has forced the temporary closure of council-run Powbeck House in Whitehaven.

Nursing home given ‘one star’ food hygiene rating

A Derby nursing home has been given a one star food hygiene rating following a council inspection.

TECH TALK: Oral heath is putting residents at risk

Person Centred Software founder and co-director Jonathan Papworth calls for a greater focus on oral health in care homes

ASK THE EXPERT: Taking care of cleaning

Hygiene needs to be assured from the floor up, but sound practice and selection of floor cleaning equipment will also safeguard health, safety and wellbeing, says Gordon McVean, International Sales & Marketing Director of Truvox International.

Countrywide Healthcare reports £3m annual turnover growth

Leading specialist care home consumable and equipment supplier Countrywide Healthcare has reported strong growth in the last financial year.

Barchester home given ‘zero’ food rating

Barchester Healthcare’s Rhallt Nursing Home in Welshpool, mid-Wales has been given a zero rating by the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

Shaping Tomorrow: Abena aims to revolutionise continence care

Abena and wearable sensor specialist MediSens are targeting the UK care home market with a revolutionary continence aid product.

New bacteria resistant pill dispensers launched

New Pivotell pill dispensers now incorporate coating technology designed reduce the risk of infection.

Detergent manufacturer aims to be care homes No:1

Detergent manufacturer RP Adam Ltd (Arpal Group) is targeting the UK care home sector growth with a £2.75m investment.
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