October 8, 2021

Guidance, Latest news,

The National Fire Chiefs Council has created guidance for providers on fire safety in care homes and nursing homes to support with current health and safety practices: Making sure your Care Home/Nursing Home is safe from fire (nationalfirechiefs.org.uk)

The guidance emphasises the critical importance of staffing levels, emergency plans and fire safety management arrangements in care /  nursing homes.

They recommend providers find their local fire risk assessors or local Fire and Rescue Service to support with reviewing your fire risk assessments and management arrangements via: Fire and Rescue Services – Chief Fire Officers Association (cfoa.org.uk)