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Japan’s aged care facilities remain locked down amid a COVID-19 third wave, and now there are fears residents may develop dementia – ABC News

The only contact Yuumi Matsuno has had with her mother since coronavirus reached Japan has been over the phone, separated by a pane of glass. As a third wave of…

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The only contact Yuumi Matsuno has had with her mother since coronavirus reached Japan has been over the phone, separated by a pane of glass.
For 10 months, the nursing home Hisako lives in has limited all visitors from the outside, except staff, in part to prevent any potential spread of COVID-19.
While it has largely been successful, it has come at a cost.
“She

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