Suspicion or confirmation of Covid-19 in older people. How to preserve the psychosocial wellbeing of our seniors with cognitive problems. Isolate without isolating! (AVIQ-Agency for a Quality Life, Belgium)
The epidemic situation forces establishments to activate their internal emergency plans. They sometimes have to confine people with cognitive problems to a room. How can they protect them of a risk of contamination without depriving them of any social contact?
This document provides with recommendations, most of which come from the sector. These practices have been put in place in some institutions to ensure a quality of life for residents with cognitive impairment and isolated during a COVID episode.
Personnes âgées Covid suspectes ou confirmées. Comment préserver le bien être psycho-social de nos aînés présentant des troubles cognitifs – Isoler sans isoler ! – Charleroi, AVIQ-Agence pour une Vie de Qualité, 2020, 11 p.
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