Some elder homes have banned family visits. Photo: Reuters

In Japan’s homes for elderly, coronavirus tests limits of overworked caregivers

  • With caregivers going into quarantine or staying home to take care of their children, elder homes are seeing a staffing shortage
  • The decline in care, on top of cancelled exercise programmes and banned family visits, is taking its toll on the senior residents
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Some elder homes have banned family visits. Photo: Reuters
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