Don’t count, don’t care?

July 7, 2020/in 33.4, Current Issue /by integrate

The rising numbers of deaths wrought by coronavirus in care homes shows vividly the low value still being placed on some people’s lives, writes Jan Walmsley

The rising numbers of deaths wrought by coronavirus in care homes shows vividly the low value still being placed on some people’s lives

Thousands more deaths were added to the Covid-19 figures from late April – those who had died in “care homes”. This generic term is used by the press and officialdom to describe a place that is not a home but is outside hospital. From international comparisons rapidly assembled (Comas-Herrera, 2020), it appears that up to 70% of deaths in some parts of the world occurred in care homes . . .

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