UK Groups Want Rights for Care-home Visitors During COVID-19 Pandemic

UK Groups Want Rights for Care-home Visitors During COVID-19 Pandemic

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UK Groups Want Rights for Care-home Visitors During COVID-19 Pandemic

A coalition of dementia organizations is calling on the U.K. government to help care-home residents maintain physical contact with loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic. Called One Dementia Voice, the coalition acknowledges the difficulties of balancing the risk of COVID-19 against the potential harm done by isolation. However, it is seeking to have the government make it mandatory for care homes to support residents’ relationships with family and friends in accordance with each resident’s individual…

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