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  • Just launched: The LTCcovid International Living Report on COVID-19 and Long-Term Care

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on people who use and provide long-term care (LTC) globally. A new International Living Report on COVID-19 and Long-Term Care shows that long-standing structural problems meant most countries were poorly prepared to respond to a pandemic in the LTC sector.  The report allows users to compare the long-term care systems of different countries; their responses… Read More »Just launched: The LTCcovid International Living Report on COVID-19 and Long-Term Care

COUNTRY
PROFILES

Structural characteristics of the LTC system, impact of the pandemic, measures adopted and new reforms

INTERNATIONAL LIVING REPORT

Covid-19 and long-term care: system characteristics, impacts, measures adopted and new reforms

EMERGING EVIDENCE

Summaries of studies on the impact of COVID-19 on long-term care and evaluations of mitigation measures.

EXPERTS DIRECTORY

Directory of international experts on long-term care, searchable by country and topic


Highlights

  • Issues and options for UK social care data policy A report from the LTCcovid webinar: What policy for UK social care data needs to do now (18th October 2021)

    Cian O’Donovan, UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator Summary points Lessons about social data use during the pandemic are not agreed by everyone. For instance, data infrastructure such as the adult social care capacity tracker has had unforeseen consequences such as increased burdens on staff. These are often unacknowledged in plans for future data policy. The continued… Read More »Issues and options for UK social care data policy A report from the LTCcovid webinar: What policy for UK social care data needs to do now (18th October 2021)


  • Updates on Vaccination policies and booster rollouts for people using and providing Long-Term Care (December 2021)

    As the cases of Omicron rise in many parts of the world, we are currently updating the International Living Report on COVID-19 and Long-Term Care section on Vaccination policies, aiming to share, where available, data on vaccination rates for people who use Long-Term Care and for staff working in the sector, including the rates of coverage of… Read More »Updates on Vaccination policies and booster rollouts for people using and providing Long-Term Care (December 2021)


  • OMICRON and older people in Low and Middle-Income countries (Corona-Older)

    The Corona Older platform has published a piece, reproduced below, drawing attention to the WHO Global Omicron Technical Brief and adding additional commentary. The piece will be updated on the Corona-Older site as more information and data becomes available. Peter Lloyd-Sherlock, University of East Anglia (Co-signatories listed at end). (Also available in: https://corona-older.com/2021/12/20/omicron-and-older-people-in-low-and-middle-income-countries-update-20-december-2021/ ). This… Read More »OMICRON and older people in Low and Middle-Income countries (Corona-Older)



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