Webinar announcement: COVID-19 and long-term care in the Nordic countries, 8th March 2pm GMT

In this webinar Long-Term Care experts from Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden will present on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected people who use and provide long-term care in their countries, considering both the public health policy responses and the underlying features of the care systems as factors in mediating the impact of pandemic in each country.

Speakers:

Denmark:

Tine Rostgaard, Stockholm University

Finland:

Leena Forma, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki and Faculty of Social Sciences and Gerontology Research Center (GEREC), Tampere University

Mari Aaltonen Faculty of Social Sciences and Gerontology Research Center (GEREC), Tampere University and Centre of Excellence in Research on Ageing and Care (CoE AgeCare)

Iceland:

Olafur Samuelsson MD specialist in geriatrics and int medicine, Consultant Landspitali University hospital;  www.lsh.is and Medical director for Eir Nursing Home; www.eir.is

Thordis Tomasdottir Reg. Nurse, Infection Prevention Specialist and Quality Project Manager at Eir Nursing Home; www.eir.is, Project Manager and team leader of SVÖT (Infection Control and safety team) for the Directorate of Health and the Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management of Iceland; https://www.covid.is/english

Norway:

Frode Fadnes Jacobsen, Professor and Research Director at Centre for Care Research, Western Norway

Sweden:

Marta Szebehely, professor emeritus in social work with a focus on older people at Stockholm University, Sweden

This webinar will start at 2pm UK time and will last for 90 minutes (60 minutes of presentations and 30 for discussion). The webinar will be recorded and the video will be shared on this website.

Free registration:

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