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Erskine Home slammed for putting residents in "substantial" danger of catching coronavirus

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Get the stories that matter to you sent straight to your inbox with our daily newsletter.Bosses at a Bishopton nursing home have been accused of putting residents in serious danger of catching Covid-19 as a damning inspection report branded their care and support as "weak".The Care Inspectorate said there were "significant weaknesses" in the Erskine Home's infection control practices, as the watchdog highlighted issues with how personal protective equipment (PPE) was being used and stored and the availability of soap and hand gel.The report also revealed concerns over the use of shared toiletries, with some used products being stored close to clean PPE.And on one occasion, the report states inspectors had to intervene as staff were about to.

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