The cost of separation: the impact of visiting restrictions on families of care home residents during COVID-19

Why this matters Families with relatives in care homes have been separated during COVID-19: to protect lives, protect the NHS and reduce the spread of the virus. However, this has resulted in significant harm, and unintended consequences, with them disproportionately affected. Restrictions at the time of writing have lasted nine months. Our research, carried out … Continue reading The cost of separation: the impact of visiting restrictions on families of care home residents during COVID-19