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Violation Tracker UK Individual Case

Company: Meridian Healthcare Limited aka HC-ONE
Current Parent CompanyHC-One Limited
Parent at the Time of the Penalty Announcement: HC-One Limited
Penalty: £636
Year: 2019
Date: 1 August, 2019
Offence Group: healthcare-related offences
Offence Type: care quality violation
Violation Description: The Ombudsman upholds Mrs X's complaint about Fazakerley House Care Home's failure to protect her late mother's possessions. The Care Provider did not follow its own procedures for labelling clothes or keeping records of Mrs Y's belongings. It also failed to follow its own guidance on cleaning and laundry. This caused injustice to Mrs Y as she had to pay to replace the lost and damaged items. To remedy the injustice caused by the faults identified, the Care Provider will pay £536 to Mrs Y's estate. It will also apologise to Mrs X and pay her £100 to remedy the frustration it caused her. Finally, the Care Provider will ensure other residents' files are up to date, personal items are labelled and their laundry is being handled correctly.
Agency: Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman
HQ Country of Parent: United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent: privately held
Major Industry of Parent: healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: care homes
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