NHS Winter vaccine rollout kicks off with care homes
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NHS Winter vaccine rollout kicks off with care homes

Residents of older adult care homes and people who are housebound will begin receiving their covid and flu vaccinations from today, as the NHS kickstarts the winter vaccinations campaign. The adult covid and flu vaccination programme, which was brought forward based on the latest expert advice following the emergence of a new covid-19 variant, will…

Covid: Care home restrictions to be eased in England
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Covid: Care home restrictions to be eased in England

This article was taken from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-60151596       By Doug Faulkner BBC News       Covid restrictions on adult social care will be eased in England from Monday, the government has announced.         There will be no limit on the number of visitors allowed at care homes, self-isolation periods will…

Covid in Wales: Care home visiting restrictions eased
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Covid in Wales: Care home visiting restrictions eased

This article was taken from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-57217470 By BBC Health news   Many families and friends will be able to visit loved ones inside care homes in Wales and hold their hand for the first time in over a year.   Until now only two designated visitors could make visits indoors, due to guidance set by…

Primary schools should team up with care homes so children and elderly can read to each other
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Primary schools should team up with care homes so children and elderly can read to each other

This article was taken from: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/12/20/primary-schools-should-team-care-homes-children-elderly-can/ By Gabriella Swerling, social and religious affairs editor Every primary school should team up with a care home so children and the elderly can read stories to each other to help heal our “divided nation”, Dame Esther Rantzen has said. Dame Esther Rantzen DBE has called for the oldest and…