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Regulation

Are you aware that fire safety for Specialised Housing is regulated by the Fire Authority and Local Authority?

Find out more about your fire safety responsibilities.

You can find further information on Specialised Housing on the Elderly Accommodation Counsel website

Top tips for businesses

Here are some top tips for preparing and dealing with an emergency at your business premises.

Take some time to look through these frequently asked questions that you may find helpful:

Question
I have a resident who is a hoarder and / or a heavy smoker / drinker
Answer
A person-centred fire risk assessment should consider the propensity of the resident to contribute to the likelihood of fire or fire development, the mental capacity of the resident to recognise and respond appropriately to fire alarm signals or signs of fire, and the ability of the resident to escape in the event of fire.
Last updated
10/10/2017

Further ways you can help your residents stay safe in their homes:

Did you know you that your residents might be eligible for individual free KFRS safe and well visit? 

If they're not eligible for a Safe and Well Visit, did you know there are extra steps they can take to help keep themselves safe?

There is a selection of fire safety aids available to buy that can help individuals stay safe and independent, including:   

  • Smoke alarms with warning lights and vibrating pads for the deaf or hard-of-hearing
  • Fire-resistant sheets and pillowcases
  • Remote smoking ashtrays
  • Automatic shut-off switches for ovens and hobs
  • Electrical socket guards
  • External post boxes
  • Key safes.

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