Care home visits guidance in England is unlawful, charity claims

Campaigners threaten legal action over suffering caused by lack of visits to most vulnerable

Campaigners working to persuade the government to reinstate care home visits have challenged the legality of recent guidance that they say has spread chaos and caused suffering to some of the country’s most vulnerable people.

Julia Jones and Nicci Gerrard, the co-founders of John’s Campaign, argue that a fundamental violation of human rights has been taking place in care homes across England for the past six weeks.

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