Lack of social contact impacting care home residents with dementia

Kate Lee, Alzheimer’s Society chief executive

Four-fifths of care homes have reported a lack of social contact is causing a deterioration in the health and wellbeing of their residents with dementia. As care homes enter their third month of closing doors to visitors, a survey of 128 care homes by Alzheimer’s Society showed 79% of them had seen a deterioration in…

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