Face masks: be aware of the barriers
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Face masks: be aware of the barriers

Lesley Carter Clinical lead, Professionals and practice at Age UK, Department of Health and Social Care

Compulsory face coverings pose particular challenges when patients have hearing difficulties, dementia or cognitive impairment

Face coverings are going to be with us for quite some time and will present an additional communication hurdle for most of us.

Nursing Standard. 35, 8, 57-58. doi: 10.7748/ns.35.8.57.s20

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