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Care provider’s registration suspended following ‘serious concerns’

Singleton Park

A Lockerbie care home has had its registration suspended after an inspection identified “serious and significant concerns”.

Singleton Park Care Home’s registration suspended on an interim basis from 30 September 2021 following a submission to the Sheriff Court by the Care Inspectorate.

A spokesperson for the Care Inspectorate said: “The Sheriff Court has ordered an interim suspension of the care provider’s registration at Singleton Park Care Home, Lockerbie to take effect from 30 September 2021.

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“The Care Inspectorate is working closely with partners at Dumfries and Galloway Health and Social Care Partnership to ensure residents of the home experience a safe transition to new care arrangements.

“We have taken this legal action is to ensure people experienced an improvement in their care
following serious concerns raised during an inspection. The suspension of the provider’s registration will allow for transition to alternative care arrangements.

“A further hearing is expected in due course.”

Concerns were raised about the service following an inspection on 20 and 21 July 2021.

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