The Government Intervenes in Private Nursing Homes

23 March 2020 –

This measure seeks to “alleviate the saturation” of public nursing homes and “improve the living conditions of the elderly”, as well as to reduce their level of risk of infection.

The Government is intervening in private nursing homes throughout Spain to alleviate the pressure on public nursing homes and improve the situation for the elderly – the most vulnerable group. This decision was announced by Pedro Sánchez during his speech to the nation on Saturday after he held a videoconference with the Presidents of the Autonomous Regions.

“We are going to ensure that every Autonomous Region has access to the facilities and the material and human resources of the private nursing homes,” explained the Prime Minister.

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Translation/Summary: Carmel Drake