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Local Care Home Help Community to Become Scam Aware

Understanding the importance of supporting both residents and the local community, Barchester’s Bushey House Beaumont Care Home in Bushey hosted a free Scam Awareness Talk on 20th April and invited members of the community to attend.

Bushey House Beaumont Care Home linked up with the Bushey and Radlett Safer Neighbourhood Team to deliver the talk. PSCO Carole and PSCO Thomas from the team attended and gave an invaluable insight into how to spot and avoid the increasingly elaborate scams facing our society today. The talk was attended by residents of Bushey House Beaumont care home as well as from the assisted living and the local community.

General Manager, Mary Jane Bague, said: “We are very grateful to PSCO Carole and PSCO Thomas for giving the talk. They gave us information on the latest scams, advice on how to spot them and how to protect ourselves from being scammed. Everyone found it very useful.”

Barbara Peters a resident at Bushey House said: “It was very nice to meet the PCSO’s. The information was very useful and I feel more confident on how to spot a scam. It was also very interesting to find out more about their role as a PCSO. They do a wonderful job looking out for our community.”