This is a clear piece of misrepresentation of the facts to support the opposition party project to attack the SNP on the supposed consequences of hospital discharges.
Two elderly dementia patients died within five days of each other after being moved into the same Scottish care home against their families’ will, it has been alleged. One of the families is now pursuing legal action against the Scottish government.
The headline is wrong. One of the two was transferred from another care home, not a hospital.
The other, 80 years-old, picked up Covid-19 in the care home not in the hospital.
The care home, privately owned by Barchester Healthcare Ltd, failed a Covid-19-related inspection in May 2020, on several criteria but including infection control (page 4):