You may still colllect the personal belongings of your loved one from hospital or care home. However due to COVID-19, there are some restrictions:
A nominated family member or friend will be given instructions for collection of personal belongings from the hospital or care home.
Clothing will be sealed in a water soluble bag, and should be washed at home as outlined in this leaflet.
Food, drink and toiletries will be discarded for health and safety (infection control) reasons.
Books, cards, valuables and other personal possessions will be provided in a clear bag, tied and should not be opened for 7 days.
Solid items will be cleaned and placed inside a separate ‘clean’ belongings bag and can be opened.