Video and slides for the webinar: COVID-19 and long-term care systems: perspectives from France, Italy and Portugal, and an overview of OECD responses

This webinar, held on 19th July 2021, reviewed the COVID-19 pandemic experiences of the Long-Term Care systems in France, Italy and Portugal, as well as an international overview from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Speakers and slides:

Layla Ricroch (DREES, Ministry of Health and Solidarity, Head of the Handicap-Dependency Office):

The Covid-19 pandemic in French nursing homes, presenting data from a recent report showing that 3 quarters of French nursing homes have had at least one case of COVID-19 infections (in French):

Oscar Brito Fernandes (Department of Health Economics, Corvinus University of Budapest and Department of Public and Occupational Health, Amsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam):

COVID-19 preparedness and safety culture in nursing homes in Southern Portugal, based on this study:

Elisabetta Nottarnicola (Associate Professor of Practice and coordinator on Observatory on Long Term Care in Italy, CERGAS, SDA Bocconi School of Management):

LTC in Italy after Covid-19: from abandoned castles* to what? The presentation will cover possible reforms currently under discussion after the pandemic, based on this report (in Italian):

Paola Sillitti (Junior Health Policy Researcher, OECD-OCDE):

The LTC sector through the COVID-19 crisis: per aspera ad astra*? Paola’s presentation will include preliminary information on the main challenges faced by the LTC sector in OECD countries, as well as emerging best practices and areas of improvement.

   * per aspera ad astra = through hardships to the stars

The LTCcovid webinars will start again in September 2021, details will be added here soon.

Leave a Reply