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  • International data on deaths attributed to COVID-19 among people living in care homes

    Adelina Comas-Herrera1, Disha Patel1, Greg Arling2, Joel Mossong3, Andrea Schmidt4 (1Care Policy and Evaluation Centre, London School of Economics, 2Purdue University, School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Sciences, 3Health Inspection, Health Directorate, Luxembourg, 4Austrian National Public Health Institute (GÖG)) In order to facilitate updating of the previous reports on mortality linked to COVID-19… Read More »International data on deaths attributed to COVID-19 among people living in care homes

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

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

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Highlights

  • Resource: Advice cards for carers, humanitarian agencies, communities and people living with dementia in times of crisis (Alzheimer’s Disease International)

    Alzheimer’s Disease International have developed a set of cards with advice those involved in humanitarian responses, including information on how to identify people with dementia (a “hidden disability”), how to communicate with them clearly, guidance and support and advice on mobility, food, drink and hygiene, and how to support their carers. The cards are currently… Read More »Resource: Advice cards for carers, humanitarian agencies, communities and people living with dementia in times of crisis (Alzheimer’s Disease International)


  • Alzheimer’s Disease International: new page with resources to support for people affected by the Ukrainian crisis

    Alzheimer’s Disease International the international umbrella NGO of dementia associations have compiled resources in support of people affected by the war in Ukraine, please share and if you are aware of other useful information, particularly for those living with visible and less visible disabilities, please let them know: https://www.alzint.org/news-events/news/advice-and-support-for-those-affected-by-the-ukrainian-crisis/


  • Omicron and Long-Term Care systems, video and summary of an informal discussion of international experiences (24th January 2022)

    This was an informal webinar to discuss the impacts of the spread of the Omicron variant in Long-Term Care systems, with presentations from Italy (Elisabetta Notarnicola), Sweden (Marta Szebehely), Austria (Kai Leichsering), Malta (Maria-Aurora Fenech), Luxembourg (Joel Mossong), United States (Greg Arling and Nerina Girasol), Germany (Thomas Fischer), Japan (Margarita Estevez-Abe), England (Nina Hemmings), France… Read More »Omicron and Long-Term Care systems, video and summary of an informal discussion of international experiences (24th January 2022)



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