More Than a Visitor: The Emerging Role of Essential Caregivers in Long-Term Care
Centre for Innovation and Research in Aging
April 23, 2021
Description / Summary
This report is comprised of summaries of several research projects that the Centre for Innovation and Research in Aging (CIRA) team completed throughout 2020 and 2021 in partnership with the York Care Centre (YCC).
Visitation has been restricted for many long-term care facilities across the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This report considers the impact of the pandemic on the role of Essential Caregivers in long-term care, but it can also be applied to other emergency situations that may arise. A list of recommendations will be presented.