Care home firm hit with £1m fine after bath death

A care home firm has been fined £1.04m for corporate manslaughter of a dementia patient who was scalded to death while taking a bath. Frances Norris, 93, had been in the bath for about 10 minutes before staff at the Birdsgrove Nursing Home in Bracknell, Berkshire, noticed a problem on February 5, 2015. Ms Norris was taken to Frimley Park Hospital in Surrey and then referred to the specialist burns unit at London’s Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, where she died…

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