Families and residents suffer due to visit restrictions for care homes

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More than 150 residents of long-term care and assisted living homes have lost their lives to Covid-19. However, tens of thousands more have been deeply impacted by the loss of connection to family and loved ones. Seniors Advocate Isobel MacKenzie says there have been more calls, letters and emails on the issue of visit restrictions than any other single issue in the history of the Office. She joins us to speak about the findings of a recent survey by the Office of the Seniors Advocate that garnered more than 15,000 responses.

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