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Furlough frustration as Swaffham day care service staff unable to support dementia clients during coronavirus




Those involved with the running of a town's day centre supporting clients with dementia and mental health issues have spoken about the challenges presented by the coronavirus.

The Merle Boddy Day Centre in Swaffham is currently closed, and the staff have been place on the Government's furlough scheme.

However, contact has not completely shut down during the lockdown as the day service's manager Georgina (Georgie) Bell has continued to speak to the loved ones of clients over the phone. She has also been shopping for those who cannot leave their homes during the pandemic.


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