Care Home News 2nd April 2020
Care Home News for the last week, yet again there are a few Coronavirus stories to hit the news this week. Here are a few of the main stories.
Coronavirus: Spanish army finds care home residents 'dead and abandoned'
Spanish soldiers helping to fight the coronavirus pandemic have found elderly patients in retirement homes abandoned and, in some cases, dead in their beds, the defence ministry has said. More.
New National Care Force working to connect thousands of volunteers to ‘desperate’ care homes ‘crying out’ for help amid coronavirus crisis
The National Care Force (NCF), headed by former NHS doctor Charles Armitage, was launched on Tuesday and has already seen 6,000 people sign up to help with cooking, driving and clinical care at 1,000 care homes across the UK. More.
West Norfolk charity needs your help to tackle isolation in care homes.
A Lynn-based charity has launched a new initiative which aims to help tackle isolation among elderly people living in care homes. More.
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