The COVID-19 pandemic and long-term care: what can we learn from the first wave about how to protect care homes?

Cross-Country Analysis


The COVID-19 pandemic and long-term care: what can we learn from the first wave about how to protect care homes?

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted and exacerbated pre-existing problems in the long-term care sector.

Based on examples collected from the COVID-19 Health System Response Monitor (HSRM) and the International Long-term care Policy Network (LTCcovid), this article aims to take stock of what countries have done to support care homes in response to COVID-19. By learning from the measures taken during the first wave, governments and the sector itself have an opportunity to put the sector on a stronger footing from which
to strengthen long-term care systems. Full article here