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Care Homes: Coronavirus

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 92898, tabled on 21 September 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of the proposal by One Dementia Voice of designating relatives of care home residents as key workers in response to the covid-19 outbreak.

This is a holding answer. It may be superseded/updated at a future date.

Answered on

24 September 2020

The Department of Health and Social Care has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care
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