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Staying Connected with Loved Ones During Covid-19

There are increasingly tighter restrictions being enforced at aged care facilities. The intent is to protect the elderly from COVID-19, there’s an incentive for family and friends to find other ways to stay connected with their elderly loved ones.

Children under the age of 16 shouldn’t visit their grandparents at this time. Additionally, a maximum of two family members are encouraged to visit their elderly loved ones. And a maximum of 2 hour visitations.

How to Stay Connected During Restricted Visitations

So what can we do to stay in contact with our loved ones in these uncertain times? Technology is key for social connection:

  • Phone calls
  • Video calls (Skype, Zoom or FaceTime)
  • Messaging

Take the time now to help your elderly loved ones. Help them to access the various technologies that enable social interactions during forced periods of isolation.

 

For more information you can read the full article here: As coronavirus COVID-19 enforces social distancing, you can stay connected to family.

For more information and news updates on COVID_19, click on the link: COVID_19 news and updates.


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