More than 500 patients were transferred from hospitals to nursing homes at the height of the pandemic. Ireland has had the second highest death rate in care settings in the world with 1,030 victims.
Further to the Government’s plan to permit the phrased re-introduction of visits to nursing homes and care facilities from June 15….
Dr Marcus de Brun writes:
Opening nursing homes to the public next week is potentially disastrous and simply repeats the recent mistakes that have led to so many deaths. I have sent this letter to Minister Harris today. However, I expect it to be ignored, as the elderly have been ignored to date.
Previously: Elderly Lives