South Yorkshire care home closed ‘to keep people safe’

NSYT Site opening Wathwood Lodge, Wath Wood Drive
NSYT Site opening Wathwood Lodge, Wath Wood Drive

A care home near Doncaster has been closed by the Care Quality Commission - to “keep people safe”

The commission, which is responsible for monitoring standards in health services, has taken the action at Wathwood Lodge, Swinton.

A spokesman for the commission said: “Following an inspection in February 2016, we rated Wathwood Lodge ‘Inadequate’ after finding eight breaches of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014.”

Click here to read the CQC’s report