https://www.alzheimers.org recently published an article “Separation from care homes: ‘Lockdown instantly disconnected us”
Separation from care homes: ‘Lockdown instantly disconnected us
June 5, 2020
The article focuses on a couple (Yvonne and Trevor) explaining that Trevor has been unable to visit his wife, Yvonne, who lives in a care home.
For 12 weeks, Trevor has been unable to visit his wife, Yvonne, who lives in a care home. Trevor wants assurance from the Government that they will consider the needs of people living with dementia, like Yvonne, as they begin to ease lockdown restrictions.
It has been 12 weeks since Trevor has been able to visit his wife, Yvonne, who has dementia, at her care home.
For nine and a half years, Yvonne and Trevor were able to manage her condition together.
In May 2019, it was decided by Trevor and their children that the best next step, for both Yvonne and Trevor, was for her to move into residential care near their family home.
Since then, the family have been greatly content with the level of care Yvonne has received.
Read The Full Article: https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/blog/separation-care-homes-coronavirus-lockdown