Health and safety

Scalding Risks in Care Homes

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The Care Provider was prosecuted following the death of an 89 year old lady from scalding injuries. The lady was receiving personal care from employees of the provider but the bathroom taps were not adjusted to limit the temperature to a safe level. More …

Fee For Intervention

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The HSE has published guidance as to how it will operate the new Fee For Intervention (FFI), which will come into effect on 1 October 2012. More …