Long-term care and COVID-19: resources

COVID-19: Opportunities for interdisciplinary research to improve care for older people in Sweden

Wossenseged Jemberie As of November 11th, 2020 the total number of people with confirmed COVID-19 case in Sweden is 166,707 and increasing. COVID-19 specific mortality is also one of the highest in the world at about 601 deaths/1M population. Out of the 6082 deaths, 5421 were among people aged 70 and over.  These figures contrast… Read More »COVID-19: Opportunities for interdisciplinary research to improve care for older people in Sweden

The second wave has hit Austria harder – also in care homes

Kai Leichsenring, Andrea Schmidt, Heidemarie Staflinger While Austria was among those countries that had reported less infections per 100,000 inhabitants, and less deaths in care homes during spring 2020 (BMSGPK, 2020), the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed a different pattern. Austria has now become one of the countries with the highest rates… Read More »The second wave has hit Austria harder – also in care homes

Updated country report: The impact of COVID-19 on long-term care in the Netherlands – the second wave

Florien Kruse, Lisa van Tol, Cilla Vrinzen, Oemar van der Woerd,  Patrick Jeurissen The full report is available here: Key points: The Dutch nursing home sector was severely affected by the first coronavirus wave. Although the sector was better prepared for a new outbreak, the second wave has still hit hard. Where in the first… Read More »Updated country report: The impact of COVID-19 on long-term care in the Netherlands – the second wave