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Council in court after respite resident scalded

The Isle of Wight Council has been fined £12,000 after an elderly resident staying in respite care was seriously scalded at a care home in Freshwater.

Isle of Wight Council, County Hall, High Street, Newport, Isle of Wight, pleaded guilty to Section 3(1) of the Health & Safety at Work etc. Act 1974. The local authority was fined £12,000 and ordered to pay costs of £5,133.


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