Care homes: Visiting restrictions during the covid-19 pandemic Contents



1 Introduction

Human rights engaged

Our work on residential care homes

2 Government guidance during the pandemic

Restrictions on visiting care homes during the pandemic

Adequacy of the guidance

Families as essential care givers

Consultation with key stakeholders

Restrictions on visiting out of care homes during the pandemic

Residents and families: effect of restrictions

Younger adults with learning disabilities and/or autism

Implementation of the guidance

Challenges for care home providers

Reports: care home providers not following the guidance

The nature of the guidance: rules or advice

Care Quality Commission: monitoring and complaints

Statutory Instrument: individualised risk assessments

Conclusions and recommendations

Annex: The JCHR’s draft Statutory Instrument

Declaration of Interests

Formal minutes


List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

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