Visiting care homes during COVID-19
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Visiting care homes during COVID-19

Lynne Pearce Health journalist

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Allowing visits to care homes is important in maintaining the health, well-being and quality of life of residents, but inevitably it brings a risk of infection with COVID-19. At various points during the pandemic care homes have been closed to all outside visitors, often for lengthy periods.

Nursing Older People. 33, 1, 9-9. doi: 10.7748/nop.33.1.9.s3

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