Nursing & Residential Care Homes Sector Experience

Nursing and Residential Care Homes require specialist advice and support for Legionella and Pseudomonas Risk Assessments, sampling, monitoring and management, as well as Asbestos Management, Fire Risk Management, including evacuation planning, Health & Safety services and Health & safety training.

We also specialise in:

  • Fire Risk Assessments, Fire training and evacuation drill planning
  • DDA risk assessments
  • Kitchen extract cleaning
  • Tank Cleaning & disinfection services

HBE works with a number of Health Trusts and private sector Nursing and Care Homes across the UK and Ireland.

Recent News

  • Legionella bacteria hbe

Care Home chain resident dies of Legionnaires’ Disease

October 4th, 2016|Comments Off on Care Home chain resident dies of Legionnaires’ Disease

An inquest has heard that both process & training requirements were ignored at the Essex care home of a well known chain before the death of a resident from Legionnaires' disease.

  • HTM04-01 Water Hygiene Services HBE

How does the new HTM04-01 healthcare guidance affect you?

June 8th, 2016|Comments Off on How does the new HTM04-01 healthcare guidance affect you?

In May 2016 the Department of Health released new Guidance for Safe Water in Healthcare documentation, Health Technical Memorandum HTM04-01.

Council run Care Home to be prosecuted for Legionella failings

August 13th, 2015|Comments Off on Council run Care Home to be prosecuted for Legionella failings

After an investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), it is reported that Reading Borough Council will be prosecuted after a 95-year-old man died from Legionnaires’ disease in a council-run care home. The council [...]

Care Home fined for Fire Risk Breach

March 2nd, 2015|Comments Off on Care Home fined for Fire Risk Breach

One of the UK’s biggest care home providers has been ordered to pay £170,622 for contravening fire safety laws following a fire in which a resident died. The Care Home pleaded guilty to two offences [...]

Care Homes urged to address the legionella risks

October 23rd, 2014|Comments Off on Care Homes urged to address the legionella risks

Care homes need to reassess their control strategies for Legionella bacteria to ensure residents are protected from the potentially fatal Legionnaires’ Disease. This is the clear message from the Health and Safety Executive, who have [...]