Tayeh v Barchester Healthcare Ltd  EWCA Civ 29Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceEWCA Civ 29
Legal BodyEngland and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal
The claimant was dismissed from her job as a nurse in a care home by Barchester Healthcare Limited (“BHL”) following two incidents. The first was a spot check on the home where various other shortcomings were found, where the claimant was found to have been asleep on her duty, as were the workers she was supervising, and where she was found to have falsified records of a patient in relation to the time of a drip feed.
The second incident occurred after the fall of a patient, where it was found that the claimant failed to carry out observations on the patient and failed to provide documentation for her subsequent transfer to hospital. After a disciplinary hearing, BHL dismissed the claimant
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