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9 Recent Cases of Falls from Care Home Windows

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Last month, it was revealed that a care home group was charged £680,000 after a resident fell from a window and suffered life-changing injuries.The case was shocking. But what is even more shocking is the amount of similar cases which have occurred over the years due to care homes either not having window restrictors installed, not having the required standard of window restrictor installed or not carrying out regular checks to ensure they are in full working order. And with neglect of care comes hefty payments. Just the nine care homes below paid an average of £217,711. Here's just nine recent cases...

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Childminders: Safety Measures for Your Home

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As a childminder, your house will play host to multiple children for a few hours during the week. When parents leave their children in your care, the most important thing is that they know their child is safe. According to RoSPA: - More than 2 million children under the age of 15 experience injuries in and around the home requiring a visit to A&E each year. - 76,000 of these children under 14 are admitted to hospital for treatment to injuries caused by accidents. - 40% of those are under 5. It's important to install pre-emptive measures to help prevent these accidents from occurring and provide...

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