B&M care homes enter ‘cocoon phase’ amid coronavirus concerns
PUBLISHED: 18:40 13 March 2020 | UPDATED: 09:08 14 March 2020
B&M Care, a company which owns several care homes in Hertfordshire, has made the decision to enter a ‘cocoon phase’ following coronavirus concerns.
They have closed each of its homes to external visitors, excluding medical professionals, until Wednesday, March 25.
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There have been no confirmed or suspected diagnoses of coronavirus in any B&M care homes, the decision is a precautionary one.
Its care homes in Hertfordshire include Clare Lodge Care Home in St Albans, Milford Lodge Care Home in Hitchin and St Andrews Care Home in WGC.
A statement on the chain's website said: 'We would like to continue to reassure our residents, their families and our staff that in line with our 'Coronavirus Strategy: B&M Care', we are prepared for any suspected outbreak in accordance with published NHS Guidelines.'
For more information visit bmcare.co.uk.
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