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#Covid and Older People

# covid-and-older-people - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Patients being left in hospital for longer periods due to delay in transfer of care into nursing homes
# Nursing Homes
# Nursing Homes

Patients being left in hospital for longer periods due to delay in transfer of care into nursing homes

Apr 29th 2020, 12:05 AM 16,005 Views 20 Comments

The outbreak in nursing homes has left some non-Covid patients, who are ready to leave hospital, stuck in hospital.

# covid-and-older-people - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

'Cocooning by voluntary informed consent or enforced expectation? Time to rethink our treatment of over 70s'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Cocooning by voluntary informed consent or enforced expectation? Time to rethink our treatment of over 70s'

Apr 28th 2020, 6:30 AM 55,354 Views 91 Comments

Consultant geriatrician Rónán Collins understands the reasons for cocooning but says enough is enough.

# covid-and-older-people - Friday 24 April, 2020

Predictable, not inevitable? How Covid-19 spread through Irish nursing homes
# Crisis
# Crisis

Predictable, not inevitable? How Covid-19 spread through Irish nursing homes

Apr 24th 2020, 12:05 AM 43,200 Views 59 Comments

Questions remain about how the coronavirus spread so easily through nursing homes.

# covid-and-older-people - Thursday 16 April, 2020

Tracked: How the HSE advice to nursing homes shifted between March and April
# Residential Care
# Residential Care

Tracked: How the HSE advice to nursing homes shifted between March and April

Apr 16th 2020, 5:42 PM 12,478 Views 12 Comments

Nursing homes have become the new focus of concern during the Covid-19 crisis.