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Can I visit my relatives in Hospitals and Residential Care Homes?



Yes, you can visit your relatives in hospitals and residential care homes. As hospitals and homes are settings with vulnerable patients/residents, visitors are required to comply with the visiting hours and policies put in place by hospitals and homes, such as mask-wearing and limits to the number of visitors. Do refer to the respective hospitals' and homes' website for more details and the latest visitor guidelines. You should not visit your relatives if you are unwell.

Please be reminded that hospital ward visits should only be carried out of necessity for purposes including:

  • Provision of emotional support for the patients to encourage and facilitate recovery

  • Attending caregiver training to facilitate patient discharge

  • Assisting patients who need additional caregiver support etc.

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