Already in a state of vulnerability, care homes have been hit hard by COVID-19 in the UK.  Their story needs to be told before it’s too late. Unconstrained by non-disclosure agreements, and unlike NHS staff, Social Care Providers are free to be blunt about their perspectives on why care home residents appear to have succumbed…

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Over a period of three weeks, and in part during a confirmed COVID-19 Outbreak at The Croft Residential Home in Newton Abbot, the BBC South West Regional News programme, Spotlight, filmed a feature giving viewers an insight into life for dementia sufferers during a coronavirus-enforced lockdown.  “What we learned about our residents through that process was surprising and…

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The Croft is currently in the third week of a Confirmed Outbreak of COVID-19. Our status, as of 6th May, is that we have two residents living on site who tested positive for COVID-19 one week ago. One further resident, who had tested positive two weeks ago, was retested last week and is now negative…

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