The hidden impact of visiting restrictions
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The hidden impact of visiting restrictions

Liz Lees-Deutsch Senior nurse research leader, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)

The well-being of care home residents needs to be considered in the event of local lockdowns or a second wave

Much of the debate around COVID-19 and nursing and care homes has focused on personal protective equipment (PPE), yet comparatively little attention has been given to the huge impact of a ‘no visiting’ policy on residents and relatives.

Nursing Standard. 35, 8, 59-59. doi: 10.7748/ns.35.8.59.s21

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