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Big smiles for Christmas as care homes are given the approval to end the mask-wearing rule for caregivers

Wearing masks in care homes will no longer be mandatory as Britain continues to live with Covid.

The new rules will see homes given autonomy over when masks should be worn, and outbreak measures deployed, with individual risk assessments. The new guidance makes clear they should only be worn when necessary.

The darkest days of the pandemic are thankfully behind us, and for most people, Covid restrictions are a memory and life is back to normal – but not for those in care homes or being cared for at home.

For them, many of the people they see are still wearing masks, it’s a barrier to communication, and it gets in the way of a smile that could brighten the day.

Masks make it hard to understand what people are saying, and for people with hearing impairments, makes it impossible to lip-read.

Well, that’s now about to change, wearing masks in care homes will no longer be mandatory, the new guidance makes clear they should only be worn when necessary.

I know the staff will welcome the chance to – once again – to give the people they care for a simple but precious thing, a smile!

Lindsey Hall have a great day at the Lincolnshire Show

As part of the 2024 Yorkare Homes company-wide initiative ‘Inspire 24’ are helping to support residents to achieve things they didn’t think were possible. Dream it, Wish it, Do it. After discussions with residents at Lindsey Hall of their fond memories of the Lincolnshire Show, they decided to make it their mission to visit it…

Yorkare Homes celebrates PRIDE Month

Celebrating PRIDE Month across Yorkare Homes We believe in the power of diversity and inclusion | Our homes celebrate pride and continue our journey toward a more inclusive world. PRIDE MONTH | We stand with the LGBTQ+ community. Vibrant, diverse voices that enrich our lives and our workplace. We strive for equality, acceptance, and love…