Care homes

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    Video caption: Elderly couple, married for 60 years, reunited after 215 days apart

    This elderly couple's tearful reunion is caught on camera by staff at the care home where they live.

  2. Care home visits restarted in Worcestershire

    BBC Radio Hereford and Worcester

    Families in Worcestershire have been told they can visit loved ones in care homes again.

    Elderly person in chair

    All but essential or compassionate visits were stopped last month by the county council to protect vulnerable residents from Covid-19.

    But the authority said this week it would allow limited ones to be arranged under strict safety measures.

    Melanie Dawson, who runs Lawns Nursing Home, in Kempsey, said: "People not seeing their family for weeks and weeks and weeks can have a detrimental mental affect on residents."

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    Video caption: Hampshire care invests £100k to reduce Covid infection risk

    Care home invests £100,000 in measures to stay open and stop Covid infections.