Hochiki Europe Roundtable: How can we improve life safety in care homes?

Over the last 12 months, the country has watched Covid-19 tear through care homes and leave devastation in its wake. With the sector experiencing the first major escalation in fatalities due to the close-knit and closed-off nature of homes, the…

Removing the obscurity behind sheltered-housing fire standards

With new fire-safety legislations demanding a renewed focus on safety in all residential settings, Karen Trigg of Allegion UK explains why care-home and sheltered-housing associations must prioritise the maintenance of fire doors. The regulations and standards associated with fire safety…

Taktis upgrades care home fire safety

Taktis Fire, Kentec’s highly acclaimed fire alarm control panel, is proving to be a real success at two of Cumbria’s leading care homes, central to fire safety systems designed to protect vulnerable residents, members of staff and visitors. The unique risks posed by…

Controlling False Fire Alarms in Care Homes with AlarmCalm

False and unwanted fire alarms are one of the big issues in fire safety and building management today. The care home and social care industry in particular has unique needs when it comes to false alarm management (FAM). To meet…

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