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The cost of separation: the impact of visiting restrictions on families of care home residents during Covid-19

Author:
CREATIVE COVID CARE
Publisher:
Creative Covid Care
Publication year:
2021
Pagination:
16
Place of publication:
Glasgow

...that carer’s mental health has declined since visiting restrictions came in: 74% agree or strongly agree that they are preoccupied by thoughts of their relative’s wellbeing – 32% and 42% respectively; 66% were ‘more stressed’ since COVID-19 visiting restrictions were introduced (30% said ‘about the same’); 63% were losing sleep over worry ‘rather more’ or ‘much more’ – 36% and 27% respectively; and 58% were (Edited publisher abstract)

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SEeking AnsweRs for Care Homes during the COVID-19 pandemic (COVID SEARCH)

Authors:
SPILSBURY Karen, et al
Journal article citation:
Age and Ageing, 50(2), 2021, pp.335-340.
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

The care and support of older people residing in long-term care facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic has created new and unanticipated uncertainties for staff. In this short report, we present our analyses of the uncertainties of care home managers and staff expressed in a self-formed closed WhatsApp™ discussion group during the first stages of the pandemic in the UK. We categorised their wide (Edited publisher abstract)

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Seeking Answers for Care Homes during the COVID-19 pandemic (COVID SEARCH)

Authors:
SPILSBURY Karen, et al
Journal article citation:
Age and Ageing, early cite September 2020, p.afaa201.
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

The care and support of older people residing in long-term care facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic has created new and unanticipated uncertainties for staff. This short report presents analyses of the uncertainties of care home managers and staff expressed in a self-formed closed WhatsApp discussion group during the first stages of the pandemic in the UK. This study categorised their wide (Edited publisher abstract)

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COVID-19 and AgeTech

Author:
SIXSMITH Andrew
Journal article citation:
Quality in Ageing and Older Adults, 21(4), 2020, pp.247-252.
Publisher:
Emerald

Purpose: This paper aims to provide an overview of the emerging AgeTech sector and highlight key areas for research and development that have emerged under COVID-19, as well as some of the challenges to real-world implementation. Design/methodology/approach: The paper is a commentary on emerging issues in the AgeTech sector, with particular reference to COVID-19. Information used in this paper... (Edited publisher abstract)

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Infidelity in the time of COVID‐19

Authors:
GORDON Kristina Coop, Mitchell Erica A.
Journal article citation:
Family Process, 59(3), 2020, pp.956-966.
Publisher:
Wiley

...the pandemic due to the intersection with the social, emotional, and financial consequences of COVID‐19. Furthermore, couples are likely to experience disruptions and delays to the affair recovery process during the pandemic, which can negatively impact their ability to heal. Therefore, recommendations for navigating affair recovery during the pandemic, including adaptations for therapy, are also discussed. (Edited publisher abstract)

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The COVID-19 rehabilitation pandemic

Authors:
DE BIASE Sarah, et al
Journal article citation:
Age and Ageing, 49(5), 2020, pp.696-700.
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and the response to the pandemic are combining to produce a tidal wave of need for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation will be needed for survivors of COVID-19, many of whom are older, with underlying health problems. In addition, rehabilitation will be needed for those who have become deconditioned as a result of movement restrictions, social isolation... (Edited publisher abstract)

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Frailty in the face of COVID-19

Authors:
HUBBARD Ruth Eleanor, et al
Journal article citation:
Age and Ageing, 49(4), 2020, pp.499-500.
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

Rapidly increasing healthcare demand due to COVID-19 requires clinicians to make difficult medical and ethical decisions about the treatment of older people, models of care and triage systems. Algorithms and scoring systems are being developed to predict risks of mortality in relation to the most limited resources such as mechanical ventilation. Screening of frailty is being proposed as a key (Edited publisher abstract)

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Family in the age of COVID‐19

Author:
LEBOW Jay
Journal article citation:
Family Process, 59(2), 2020, pp.309-312.
Publisher:
Wiley

...that reactions to COVID‐19 present a once in a lifetime international social experiment about family life, perhaps the most widespread social experiment of all time. (Edited publisher abstract)

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Build Back Stronger: the final report of Renew Normal: the People’s Commission on Life After Covid-19

Author:
PEOPLE’S COMMISSION ON LIFE AFTER COVID-19
Publisher:
DEMOS
Publication year:
2021
Pagination:
43
Place of publication:
London

Drawing on the contributions of over 50,000 citizens, this report sets out how the United Kingdom should change in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic. The report contains a number of sections, reporting on the consultations and research we have conducted, and drawing them together to form conclusions. There are three main parts: 1. Findings – This section reports on the conclusions of our... (Edited publisher abstract)

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COVID-19 Nursing Homes Expert Panel: examination of measures to 2021: report to the Minister for Health

Author:
COVID-19 NURSING HOMES EXPERT PANEL
Publisher:
Ireland. Department of Health
Publication year:
2020
Pagination:
212
Place of publication:
Dublin

This report provides a summary of the work conducted by the Nursing Homes Expert Panel, looking at the effectiveness and appropriateness of both national and international protective public health and other measures adopted to safeguard residents in nursing homes, in light of COVID-19. The evidence-informed and consultative approach taken by the Panel is described in Chapter 2. Chapter 3 presents (Edited publisher abstract)

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