Care homes in the frame for fire safety improvements

MP’s have called on Government to extend fire safety regulations in care homes.

In a debate on fire sprinklers in care homes, Sarah Jones (Croydon Central) (Lab) demanded an extension of the ban on flammable cladding to care homes.

According to research, sprinklers in care homes have been found to be cost-effective. In Wales, it has been law since 2013 to fit automatic fire suppression systems in
newly-built care homes.
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