I think a few specialist appointments for our care home residents with long-term conditions were cancelled during the pandemic — are our care home staff responsible for ensuring they resume?

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I think a few specialist appointments for our care home residents with long-term conditions were cancelled during the pandemic — are our care home staff responsible for ensuring they resume?

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Care home staff really need to be attentive to whether any of their residents’ routine specialist appointments for long-term conditions may have been cancelled over the last year. If this happened because of issues caused by the pandemic, staff must let their GP know so that suitable arrangements can be made.

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