Learning disabled adults unable to see relatives for months, charity claims – Aberdeen Evening Express

The Health Secretary said Scottish Government guidelines are ‘soundly based’ (Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament/PA)

 
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has said she will “urgently” look into reports that families of adults with learning disabilities have been unable to see their loved ones for months due to coronavirus restrictions.

The charity Pamis Scotland, which helps people with profound and multiple learning disabilities, has said some health and social care partnerships have not allowed people to visit relatives in supported accommodation since March.

The issue was raised by MSPs Joan McAlpine and Jeremy Balfour in the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday.

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