Police drop probe into bedrails death

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

Police have dropped a probe into the death of an elderly woman in a Northumberland care home. Elizabeth Jobling is believed to have died after she become trapped between the mattress and safety bars on the NHS-approved bed at the Beacon Farm Care Centre in Cramlington, owned by Four Seasons Health Care. The Health and Safety Executive is still investigating the case. Her death came six months after another elderly patient died in similar circumstances at the Brydan Court nursing home in South Shields. A police investigation into that incident was also dropped.

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