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Care home lockdown and the impact on families: what hurt, what helped and happens next

Read the latest blog by Prof Debbie Tolson and Prof Lynn Jamieson, based on our CSO study. https://www.alliance-scotland.org.uk/blog/opinion/care-home-lockdown-and-the-impact-on-families-what-hurt-what-helped-and-happens-next/

Event: A Year from lockdown: shared learning from the impact of COVID-19 visiting restrictions

An event to share learning from the impact of Phase 1 visiting restrictions on the relatives of older care home residents, and continue the conversation with a focus on shared learning.  The event will have short inputs from the CSO research team on the impact of Phase 1 lockdown on family carers, and creative practices. …

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How care home staff and family carers responded to visiting restrictions on Iriss.fm

Iriss spoke with Jo Hockley, Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh and CSO research team member.  Jo tells us about how care home staff and family carers responded throughout the first phase of lockdown, highlighting the creative and relationship-based practices that have helped.