Alexandra Lodge Care Centre has a modern Fire Alarm System fitted with "Fire Exit" notices and "Fire Emergency" Instruction notices displayed at strategic points throughout the Care Centre, as advised by the local Fire Department.
Staff are instructed during induction training with regard to the Fire Prevention/Drills Policy this includes use of Homes fire appliances, evacuation, muster points, raising the alarm etc. Service Users are informed of the emergency procedure during admission.
A Fire Alarm check is carried out Weekly on each shift, this ensures all staffs and Service Users have a comprehensive understanding of their responsibilities. A Fire Drill is conducted annually which involves evacuation of the Home.
All Fire systems and alarms will be tested Weekly by staff of the Care Centre and 12 monthly by the local Fire Officer. records are kept of all such testing as part of the Proprietor/Managers responsibilities.
All fire fighting equipment will be checked annually by a qualified fire extinguisher maintenance engineer.
Where possible, furniture, fixture and fittings must be made of fire-retardant fabrics and materials.
Address: Alexandra Lodge Care Centre 355-357 Wilbraham Road Manchester M16 8NP