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Families and friends to be reunited with loved ones in care homes as visits restart

23/07/2020

Care home residents are set to be reunited with friends and family as visits begin again following the publication of new guidance on 22 July.

  • Care home residents will start to be reunited with their friends and family, where safe
  • Local directors of public health will, with their authorities, lead the decision-making process for care home visits
  • Thorough risk assessments will take place based on specific care homes and the community context
  • Appropriate safety precautions will be required, including face coverings, and social distancing measures

Care home residents are set to be reunited with friends and family as visits begin again following the publication of new guidance today (22 July).

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