The Long-term Care Pandemic: International Perspectives on COVID-19 and the Future of Nursing Homes
The global pandemic of COVID-19 has brought infectious disease as a major threat to older persons back into sharp focus. This paper (co-authored by SIFAR's Leon Geffen) proposes five major changes to long-term care, with a view to protecting the elderly from the ravages of infectious disease while simultaneously providing greater quality of care and quality of life