Supporting Older Adults during COVID-19

Posted July 20, 2020

Competing Crises: COVID‐19 Countermeasures and Social Isolation among Older Adults in Long Term Care
Chu, C. H., Donato-Woodger, S., & Dainton, C. J. Journal of Advanced Nursing. Published online July 9 2020
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/jan.14467

 

Posted June 19, 2020

Meeting the Care Needs of Older Adults Isolated at Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Steinman, M. A., Perry, L., & Perissinotto, C. M. JAMA Internal Medicine. April 16 2020
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2764748


COVID-19 Resources
Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto, 2020
https://www.rgptoronto.ca/resources/covid-19/
*includes sections on communication and virtual care


COVID-19 Resources: Care of Older Adults
Institute for Healthcare Improvement
http://www.ihi.org/Topics/COVID-19/Pages/COVID-19-Care-of-Older-Adults.aspx


Guidance For Supporting Clients Who Wander and Require Physical Isolation
RPG Toronto and Baycrest
https://www.rgptoronto.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/FINAL-COVID-19-BSO-RGP-Wandering-Guidelines-2020-04-14-1.pdf


Communication and information sharing materials
Family Councils Ontario
https://fco.ngo/covid-19/communication-and-information-sharing-materials


Activity Toolkit for Seniors: Staying Engaged, Staying Safe During COVID-19
North Simcoe Muskoka Specialized Geriatric Services, April 2020
http://nsmsgs.ca/Uploads/ContentDocuments/NSM%20SGS%20Activity%20Toolkit%20Apr17-20.pdf

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