26. My mum has terminal cancer and is currently at home, My younger brother is caring for her, am I allowed to go  as mum  is vulnerable and she needs care.

Mum is clearly vulnerable. Anyone caring for her should use precautions and have minimal close contact without face mask and gloves. Use extra care with hard surfaces and wipe them with soap and water or cleaning solutions. Similarly make sure to wash hands. Have minimal exposure to anyone else outside the household

There is no easy solution to this and hospital can be more dangerous for her as risk of infection is much higher.

by Dr. Harmandeep Singh, Consultant in Cardiology and Acute Medicine

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