Care Homes: Coronavirus

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 6th August 2020.

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Photo of Clive Betts Clive Betts Chair, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee, Chair, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to issue guidance to residential care homes on visitor access to residents; and whether he plans to remove restrictions on care home visitors when shielding is lifted at the beginning of August 2020.

Photo of Helen Whately Helen Whately Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

Holding answer received on 20 July 2020

The Government published guidance on visiting care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic on 22 July 2020. This guidance is available on GOV.UK.

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