BARCELONA (Evangelical Focus) — Nursing homes have become one of the most vulnerable places in this coronavirus crisis. In Spain, the residences for the elderly have registered high mortality rates.
Noemí Bello is an occupational therapist at the Betania evangelical nursing home in Santa Coloma de Gramanet, Barcelona. She describes what they are experiencing as “apocalyptic.”
The Covid-19 has brought drastic changes in the dynamics of the nursing homes. No visits or activities are allowed, residents are confined almost permanently in their rooms, and those who are sick are isolated. …
Arbizu believes that “helping the health workers who are working to save lives is what Jesus expects of us. What would be inconsistent would be to say that we are light but then shut ourselves up in our temples when the darkest night comes.”