Access to regular testing for friends and family will start in only 20 care homes
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Families of care home residents have described the launch of a government pilot scheme to increase visits as “too little too late”.
On Friday night, the government announced that family and friends of people living in care homes would receive access to regular testing to allow them to visit their loved ones. The pilot scheme will begin in 20 care homes across Hampshire, Devon and Cornwall on Monday, with plans to expand the policy to other regions by Christmas.