Long-term care and COVID-19: resources

Making the case for strong health information systems – also in Long-Term Care

By Andrea E. Schmidt1 1 Senior Health Expert, Department of Health Economics and Health Systems Analysis, Austrian National Public Health Institute, Stubenring 6, 1010 Vienna, Austria More information: Schmidt, A.E., Abboud, L.A. & Bogaert, P. Making the case for strong health information systems during a pandemic and beyond. Arch Public Health 79, 13 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13690-021-00531-5 (Open Access) The… Read More »Making the case for strong health information systems – also in Long-Term Care

Webinar announcement: The social care sector in England and COVID-19: mapping the way towards recovery and increased resilience, 24th May 2pm GMT

This webinar will be an opportunity to share, and gather feedback on, research to identify areas in which international evidence can inform policy and practice in the Social Care sector in England. This is part of Social Care COVID Recovery and Resilience, a research project that is drawing together learning from scientific evidence and from… Read More »Webinar announcement: The social care sector in England and COVID-19: mapping the way towards recovery and increased resilience, 24th May 2pm GMT

COVID-19 outbreaks during or shortly after vaccination of care home residents: summary of three studies from the US and Germany

Evidence summary by Sian Smith, Maximilian Salcher-Konrad, Adelina Comas-Herrera (Care Policy and Evaluation Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science) This summary covers three studies of care homes that experienced outbreaks following Pfizer/ BioNTech vaccination demonstrate the vulnerability of care home populations in the period until vaccines develop their full protective effect and make… Read More »COVID-19 outbreaks during or shortly after vaccination of care home residents: summary of three studies from the US and Germany