The problem in nursing homes is not Covid-19 โ€“ it is nursing homes

By Tania Moerenhout A couple of weeks ago, the New York Times published a scathing article on how the pandemic was handled in Belgian nursing homes, focusing on instances where elderly were declined hospitalisation despite the fact that intensive care beds remained available. Refusing hospital care to nursing home residents was never the official policy, […]

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What does good care look like in a pandemic? A Statement of Principles for Residential Care Settings

By Michael Dunn, Ann Gallagher and Nipa Chauhan   With each day that passes, the COVID-19 pandemic is changing many of the things that we have taken for granted in our daily lives. Nowhere is this more evident than in residential settings โ€“ care homes and nursing homes โ€“ responsible for supporting, and providing care […]

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