Company and care home owner admit criminal liability after care home resident dies following lift fall.
A lift maintenance company has been sentenced and a care home owner cautioned after a resident and care worker plunged four metres to the basement in a faulty lift at a residential care home.
Damage to the lift had been reported only a week before the incident, which resulted in the death of 85-year-old Kenneth Bardsley. The care worker sustained minor injuries to her mouth, face and left eye……………….
…..The company was fined £14,400 and ordered to pay £45,000 in costs.