Caregivers of Long-Term Care Residents in the Context of COVID-19: Current Knowledge, Inspiring Practices and Recommendations.

Report

2020

The first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic disproportionately affected people living in long-term care (LTC) settings, who accounted for 70% of the deaths attributed to the virus.

Objectives:

  1. To review current knowledge on the challenges experienced by LTC settings and on the needs of the caregivers of LTC residents in a pandemic context.
  2. To identify inspiring practices that can be implemented to address those challenges and needs.
  3. To propose recommendations to managers of LTC settings and decision-makers in the Quebec health and social services network (RSSS).