Cynthia Fisher

Care home firm fined over £1million after dementia patient dies from scalding

A care home firm has been fined over £1million after the scalding death of 93-year-old dementia patient Frances Norris. Under building regulations, all baths in healthcare environments should be fitted with a thermostatic mixing valve that is TMV3 certified, but that doesn’t appear to have been the case in this instance. Aster Healthcare, the healthcare […]

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Elderly woman died after suffering burns in nursing home bath

A nursing home has been fined for breaching safety laws after an 88-year-old resident suffered nine per cent burns to her body when she was lowered into a bath of scalding hot water. Beatrice ‘Betty’ Morgan, a resident at Greencroft Nursing Home in Aston, Queensferry, died of complications caused by her injuries a month after […]

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