Council closes home after discovery of Legionnaire’s


Posted on January 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

A Staffordshire care home has been closed after environmental health inspectors found high levels of the bacteria which causes Legionnaire’s Disease in the water supply.

The Laurels residential home in Stafford, currently run by Staffordshire County Council, was due to close next year as part of the council’s plan to modernise care services in the county but the discovery of the bacteria meant councillors decided to close the home early.


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