Tooting care home company fined for serious fire safety failings

Tooting care home company fined more than £100,000 for serious fire safety failings.

Gold Care Consultancy Ltd which ran a care home in South London has been fined £90,000 and ordered to pay £15,000 costs for breaching fire safety regulations following the death of a pensioner.

In January 2015, staff at Wood House Care Home were  doing night time checks around the building when they heard cries for help from 78-yr old resident & discovered a fire in her room. She suffered from severe burns and sadly died from her injuries.  More