The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed many of the shortcomings that have been silently persisting in long-term care for years now. This post, which focuses on caregivers, is the first of a series that will highlight some of these major issues...
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2. Lampert, A., & Malo, S. (2020). Canada sends army to Quebec care homes on frontlines of coronavirus outbreak. https://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-canada-quebec/canada-sends-army-to-quebec-care-homes-on-frontlines-of-coronavirus-outbreak-idUSL2N2C31TG
3. McGilton, K. S., Escrig-Pinol, A., Gordon, A., Chu, C. H., Zúñiga, F., Sanchez, M. G., Boscart, V., Meyer, J., Corazzini, K. N., & Jacinto, A. F. (2020). Uncovering the devaluation of nursing home staff during COVID-19: Are we fuelling the next health care crisis? Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 21(7), 962-965.
- Post made by Saloni Gupta, edited by Jerry Li.