Rule that insists care home residents must isolate after each day out is ‘abuse of human rights’

Care home residents are being ‘trapped in solitary confinement’ by cruel rules forcing them to isolate for 14 days if families take them out for a walk in the park, campaigners warned yesterday. While the rest of society is enjoying the return of basic freedoms, residents are effectively banned from leaving their homes for a … Read more

Rule that insists care home residents must isolate after each day out is ‘abuse of human rights’

Care home residents are being ‘trapped in solitary confinement’ by cruel rules forcing them to isolate for 14 days if families take them out for a walk in the park, campaigners warned yesterday. While the rest of society is enjoying the return of basic freedoms, residents are effectively banned from leaving their homes for a … Read more

Government WILL try to make Covid vaccines COMPULSORY for care home staff, Matt Hancock confirms

Government WILL try to make Covid vaccines COMPULSORY for care home staff, Matt Hancock confirms He argued workers have a ‘duty of care’ because residents are Covid vulnerable Five week consultation will now take place to see if move is practical and ethical Critics argue plan could pave way for mandatory vaccines in other sectors  … Read more

Government WILL try to make Covid vaccines COMPULSORY for care home staff, Matt Hancock confirms

Government WILL try to make Covid vaccines COMPULSORY for care home staff, Matt Hancock confirms He argued workers have a ‘duty of care’ because residents are Covid vulnerable By Stephen Matthews Health Editor For Mailonline Published: 14:12 BST, 14 April 2021 | Updated: 14:13 BST, 14 April 2021 Ministers will push for coronavirus vaccines to become … Read more

Grieving family slams care home after staff ‘threw great-grandfather’s ashes in a SKIP’

A grieving family has slammed a care home after staff allegedly threw their great-grandfather’s ashes in a skip when his widow died of coronavirus. Samuel Dunnett’s relatives blasted Marnel Lodge in Basingstoke, Hampshire, after it is believed his remains were mistakenly chucked out when his wife Rita died. Mrs Dunnett, 83, had his ashes in an urn she stored … Read more

Care home worker, 16, tells of her joy after receiving second Covid jab

Is this the youngest person to be fully vaccinated in Britain? Care home worker, 16, who lives with her grandmother tells of her joy after receiving second AstraZeneca jab Ellie Goldsmith was eligible for the AstraZeneca vaccine because of her care job She also lives with her grandmother who has a range of health problems   … Read more

Care home worker, 16, tells of her joy after receiving second Covid jab

‘I know a vaccine can’t make you spurt extra limbs’: Care home worker, 16, tells of her joy after receiving second Covid jab Ellie Goldsmith was eligible for the AstraZeneca vaccine because of her care job She also lives with her grandmother who has a range of health problems   Ellie, of Lincolnshire, had her first … Read more

Joy for families as care home residents are allowed two indoor visitors for first time in months

Care home residents are able to welcome two visitors from today as the latest easing of lockdown restrictions come into effect. Visitors will be tested prior to seeing loved ones, will have to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) and will be asked to keep physical contact to a minimum. Residents can nominate two named friends … Read more

Joy for families as care home residents are allowed two indoor visitors for first time in months

A gran day out! Joy for families as care home residents are allowed two indoor visitors for the first time in 13 months under lockdown-easing rules Care home residents can welcome two named friends or relatives from today Visitors must be tested before visits and physical contact to be kept to minimum Babies and very … Read more

ALEX BRUMMER: Those looking after our savings care so little

ALEX BRUMMER: Savings are precious, so it is disturbing that those trusted to look after our interests care so little At times, big battalion insurers and asset managers act with astonishing arrogance Many L&G clients have been stunned to learn that they are being given the heave-ho by boss Nigel Wilson and his lieutenants  Customers are being … Read more