It was reported that 1 in 5 older people experienced a cognitive decline as a result of fewer socialising opportunities since the COVID outbreak.
For older people and especially those living with dementia , evidence is highlighting that not seeing their loved ones is resulting in a decline in wellbeing both mentally and physically.
Updated visiting care home guidance was published on 5th November when the 2nd national restrictions were introduced. The new guidance has been put in place to provide COVID-secure opportunities for families to see their loved ones whilst ensuring the safety and wellbeing of staff, residents and the wider community.
Our ‘Risk Assessment Checklist for Care Home Visits’ ensures you are following the latest guidance and will support the creation individual risk visitor assessment, enabling safe visits from families. The checklist can also provide your staff with the confidence that you are compliant and protecting them during this unprecedented time.
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