Neglect was one of biggest killers in care homes during pandemic

The pandemic has disproportionately affected people living in care homes, who accounted for an estimated 30% of all deaths from covid-19 across 25 countries despite making up only 1% of the world’s population, a report has estimated.

The analysis was carried out by Collateral Global, a research group that says it is dedicated to reporting on the effects of governments’ mandatory covid-19 mitigation measures. The report said the pandemic had….

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The BMJ source: https://www.bmj.com/content/375/bmj.n3132

Collateral Global. CG Report 6: Effects of covid-19 in care homes—a mixed methods review. Dec 2021. https://collateralglobal.org/article/effects-of-covid-19-in-care-homes.

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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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