Stefanie Ettelt, Lorraine Williams, Jacqueline Damant, Raphael Wittenberg People like to live where they best feel at home and in control of their lives. This… Read More »What kind of home is a care home and what do we want it to be in future?
Alice Ashwell, Roxanne Jacobs, Sumaiyah Docrat and Marguerite Schneider (STRiDE South Africa) With the outbreak of Covid-19 in South Africa in March 2020, the National… Read More »How Long-term Dementia Care Facilities in South Africa have coped with the Covid-19 Lockdown
By Jenni Burton Care home residents, staff and relatives have suffered disproportionately from the impacts of COVID-19. Much has been learned on an international level… Read More »New resources for care home staff supporting residents with COVID-19
What went wrong and what could be learned from the institutional and organizational Management of Care Homes during the Covid-19 pandemic in Spain
Eloísa del Pino, Francisco Javier Moreno-Fuentes, Gibrán Cruz-Martínez, Jorge Hernández-Moreno, Luis Moreno, Manuel Pereira-Puga, and Roberta Perna (2020) “Gestión Institucional y Organizativa de las Residencias… Read More »What went wrong and what could be learned from the institutional and organizational Management of Care Homes during the Covid-19 pandemic in Spain
Emerging evidence: Rapid review of risk factors associated with COVID-19 outbreaks and mortality in long-term care facilities and what strategies mitigate risk?
Full report: National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools. (2020, October 16). What risk factors areassociated with COVID-19 outbreaks and mortality in long-term care facilities… Read More »Emerging evidence: Rapid review of risk factors associated with COVID-19 outbreaks and mortality in long-term care facilities and what strategies mitigate risk?
Marco Arlotti and Costanzo Ranci (Politecnico di Milano – Social Policy Lab) Italy has been the first western country strongly hit by the Covid-19 outbreak.… Read More »Report: The Impact of COVID-19 on nursing homes in Italy
Jordi Amblàs-Novellas (Central Catalonia Chronicity Research Group (C3RG) and Xavier Gómez-Batiste (Chair of Palliative Care UVic-UCC) According to a recently published population-based cohort study, analyzing… Read More »Palliative care in nursing homes in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic (Catalonia, Spain)
Andrew Harding, Lancaster University (UK) It is likely that nursing homes in the UK will become clusters in their communities for the worst clinical manifestations… Read More »New study: Advance care planning for nursing homes in a COVID-19 outbreak, necessary discussions
Dr Sarah Russell, Suzanne Wightman, Professional and Practice Development Team, Dementia UK and family carers with lived experience. The outbreak of coronavirus has been a… Read More »Dementia UK: Care Homes and the Coronavirus Outbreak Advice and Information
Updated report: COVID-19 situation in Brazilian care homes and actions taken to mitigate infection and reduce mortality
Patrick A. Wachholz, Cleusa P. Ferri, Elaine Mateus, Fabiana da Mata, Paulo J.F. Villas-Boas, Helena A.W.Watanabe, Déborah Oliveira The full report is available here: Key… Read More »Updated report: COVID-19 situation in Brazilian care homes and actions taken to mitigate infection and reduce mortality