Long-term care and COVID-19: resources

Webinar recording: COVID-19 vaccines and the global dementia movement (Alzheimer’s Disease International)

Alzheimer’s Disease International hosted a webinar on COVID-19 vaccines and the global dementia community on the 25th of February 2021, including an overview of the SARS-CoV2 vaccine development process and an update on the various COVID-19 vaccines in development from Dr Shalini Desai of the World Health Organization (WHO). Dr Desai also spoke about the… Read More »Webinar recording: COVID-19 vaccines and the global dementia movement (Alzheimer’s Disease International)

The Rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in Canadian Long-Term Care homes, 22nd February update

Samir Sinha (Department of Medicine, University of Toronto; National Institute on Ageing, Ryerson University) @DrSamirSinha Cameron Feil (National Institute on Ageing, Ryerson University) @Cameron_Feil Natalie Iciaszczyk (National Institute on Ageing, Ryerson University) @Natalie_Ici In early November 2020, prior to the arrival of its first vaccines, Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) recommended that the first stage of immunizations be given… Read More »The Rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in Canadian Long-Term Care homes, 22nd February update

Video and slides of the LTCcovid webinar on the provision of unpaid care during the COVID-19 pandemic (15th February)

This webinar focused on the experience of unpaid carers who support people with long-term care needs during the COVID-19 pandemic, with evidence from India, Germany, the UK and the USA and an overview of international evidence also considered the type of support available for carers during the pandemic. A video recording of the presentations and… Read More »Video and slides of the LTCcovid webinar on the provision of unpaid care during the COVID-19 pandemic (15th February)