Life under Covid in Scottish care homes – a photo essay

For relatives separated from loved ones in care homes, news that authorities may soon relax visiting rules could not come quickly enough. Prolonged isolation is taking its toll on many residents, particularly those with dementia and who rely on daily stimulation from visitors

By Libby Brooks. Photographs by Murdo MacLeod

Social care assistant Audrey Halley runs a nail bar and manicure with resident Helen Ford at McClymont House

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