Social Care

Here we go again: Care homes under pressure on Covid-19

BY Joseph Rachman | tweet rachman_joseph   /  18 September 2020

Some care homes are being put under pressure to accept Covid-19 positive patients being discharged from hospitals, according to a worrying ITV report. Many in the social care sector are worried that this policy risks a repeat of the disaster earlier this year when mass discharge of hospital patients into care homes helped spread coronavirus in care homes. At the peak of the pandemic 400 care home residents were dying every day. 


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