Fury as 'fun' coronavirus word-search puzzle sent to York pensioners

Fury as bosses at a sheltered housing complex sent pensioners a 'fun' Covid-19 word-search including 'ventilators', 'fear' and 'pneumonia' The Covid-19 word-search sent to residents at Vyner House in Acomb near York Puzzle invited them to find words such as 'ventilators', 'fear' and 'job losses' Independent living complex managed by Accent and occupiers are all over 65

By Bhvishya Patel For Mailonline

Published: 17:59 GMT, 27 October 2020 | Updated: 18:03 GMT, 27 October 2020

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A Covid-19 word-search sent to elderly residents at an independent living complex has sparked fury - after it included words such as 'ventilators', 'fear' and 'job losses'.

Residents and their families at Vyner House in Acomb, near York, reacted with anger after a puzzle inviting them to find words and phrases, which included 'fever' and 'nursing home', was pushed through their doors.

The living complex of around 55 flats, which is managed by the company Accent and whose occupiers are all over 65, has since apologised for the 'inappropriate' print out calling it an 'unfortunate mistake'.

Elderly residents and their families at Vyner House in Acomb, near York, have reacted with anger after a 'fun' Covid-19 word-search was pushed through their doors

Elderly residents and their families at Vyner House in Acomb, near York, have reacted with anger after a 'fun' Covid-19 word-search was pushed through their doors

The daughter of one of the residents said her 94-year-old mum was horrified that an A4 newsletter put through her door outlining the changes of York going in to

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