Monthly Archives: August 2014

Driving prevention in adult safeguarding

By Tackling the causes of commonly-raised safeguarding alerts your organisation can be informed to promote the preventative agenda in adult safeguarding. Community Care’s inaugural conference on Driving prevention in adult safeguarding will help you plan to overcome the biggest causes … Continue reading

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Barrow upon Soar ‘House of Industry’

A parliamentary report of 1777 recorded parish workhouses in operation at Cossington,  Mountsorrel, Rearsby, and Syston. Barrow-upon-Soar Poor Law Union officially came into existence on 11th September 1837. Its operation was overseen by an elected Board of Guardians, one from … Continue reading

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Horton Hospital – Epsom

Horton Hospital (Admin Block above) formerly called Horton Asylum was a large psychiatric hospital  in Epsom Surrey. As of 2009 most of the site had been redeveloped as housing and apartments. Dr Rollin was a consultant psychiatrist at Horton from 1948 until his retirement in … Continue reading

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