COVID-19 care home impact by region

All 171 upper-tier local authorities in England and Wales examined

Wales has three of the top five local authorities with lowest numbers of deaths per thousand beds

North East has highest numbers of deaths per 1,000 beds

8 local authorities had significantly more care home deaths than expected

5 local authorities had significantly less care home deaths than expected

London affected in line with our expectations, but less severely than media portrayals

Published by Residential Forum

The Residential Forum is to promote the achievement of high standards of care and support for children and adults living in residential care and nursing homes, supported housing, residential schools and colleges, hospices and hostels. It contributes to improving the quality of service to the public. Members of the Forum are people of standing and experience drawn from the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as some who can speak for service users and carers.

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