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Julieann McNally of Care Home Advice and Supportposed

Julieann McNally of Care Home Advice and Supportposed

Julieann McNally of Care Home Advice and Supportposed

Care home residents living with dementia have endured seven months without seeing any of their loved ones, it has been claimed.

Some families have even been stopped from visiting their relatives at their bedroom windows, while car park visits have also been banned.

The restrictions are in place to stop care home residents falling ill with Covid-19, however, it has been warned that some of the most vulnerable members of society are coming to harm as a result of the draconian measures.