Nursing home creates “hug tunnel” so that relatives can maintain physical contact with the elderly during the pandemic

Performed by: Geriatric residential Três Figueiras

Country: Brazil

In June 2020, the Geriatric Residential Três Figueiras, in the city of Gravataí, in Brazil, created a “hug tunnel”, a kind of plastic curtain with arm compartment so that relatives could maintain physical contact with the residents of the nursing home safely, without risk of transmitting the virus.


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Marina Pagel Ferreira

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