COVID-19 Resources

Recent reports and publications on the impacts of COVID-19 on long-term care and dementia care:


COVID-19: Challenges for Dementia Care and Research
M. C. N. Dourado, T. Belfort, A. Monteiro, A. Tavares de Lucena, I. B. Lacerda, J. Gaigher, et al.
Published December 2020 in Dementia & Neuropsychologia

Lessons Learned From the Effects of COVID-19 on the Training and Education Workflow of Radiology Residents-A Time for Reflection: Perspectives of Residency Program Directors and Residents in Canada
W. Warnica, A. Moody, L. Probyn, E. Bartlett, N. Singh, M. Pakkai
Published on October 13, 2020 in the Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal

Effectively Caring for Individuals With Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia During the COVID-19 Pandemic
A. Keng, E. E. Brown, A. Rostas, T. K. Rajji, B. G. Pollock, B. H. Mulsant, S. Kumar
Published on October 6, 2020 in Frontiers in Psychiatry

Remote Cognitive and Behavioral Assessment: Report of the Alzheimer Society of Canada Task Force on Dementia Care Best Practices for COVID-19
M. R. Geddes, M. E. O’Connell, J. D. Fisk, S. Gauthier, R. Camicioli, Z. Ismail
Published on September 22, 2020 in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring

Telemedicine in Movement Disorders: Leçons du Coronavirus Disease 2019
E. Mulroy, E. Menozzi, A. J. Lees, T. Lynch, A. E. Lang, K. P. Bhatia
Published on September 3, 2020 in Movement Disorders

For-Profit Long-Term Care Homes and the Risk of COVID-19 Outbreaks and Resident Deaths
N. M. Stall, A. Jones, K. A. Brown, P. A. Rochon, A. P. Costa
Published on August 17, 2020 in the Canadian Medical Association Journal

Tackling Challenges in Care of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic, Now and In The Future
V. C. T. Mok, S. Pendlebury, A. Wong, S. Alladi, L. Au, P. M. Bath, et al.
Published on August 12, 2020 in Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Restoring Trust: COVID-19 and The Future of Long-Term Care
Royal Society of Canada
Released in June 2020

Living under COVID-19 restrictions: The Experiences of Older Adults and Caregivers
AGE-WELL NCE Inc., Older Adults Caregiver Advisory Committee
Released in June 2020

Uncovering the Devaluation of Nursing Home Staff During COVID-19: Are We Fuelling the Next Health Care Crisis?
K. S. McGilton, A. Escrig-Pinol, A. Gordon, C. H. Chu, F. Zúñiga, M. G. Sanchez, et al.
Published June 11, 2020 in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association

Special Issues on Using the Montreal Cognitive Assessment for Telemedicine Assessment During COVID-19
N. A. Phillips, H. Chertkow, M. K. Pichora-Fuller, W. Wittich
Published May 2020 in Journal of The American Geriatrics Society

Clinical Judgement Is Paramount When Performing Cognitive Screening During COVID-19
N. A. Phillips, M. Andrews, H. Chertkow, M. K. Pichora-Fuller, K. Rockwood, W. Wittich
Published on May 12, 2020 in Journal of The American Geriatrics Society

Anticipating and Mitigating the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
E. E. Brown, S. Kumar, T. K. Rajji, B. G. Pollock, B. H. Mulsant
Published on April 17, 2020 in The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry


COVID-19, Cognition, and Dementias: What Role Has the Pandemic Played?
E. E. Brown, T. K. Rajji, B. H. Mulsant
Published November 24, 2021 in Psychiatric Times

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Home Care Services Among Community-Dwelling Adults With Dementia
A. Jones, L. Maclagan, C. Schumacher, X. Wang, L. Jaakkimainen, J. Guan, et al.
Published November 2021 in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association

Understanding the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Well-Being and Virtual Care for People Living with Dementia and Care Partners Living in the Community
P. Roach, A. Zwiers, E. Cox, K. Fischer, A. Charlton, C. Josephson, et al.
Published August 2021 in Dementia (London)

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Older Adults Mental Health Services: A Mixed Methods Study
R. Bhome, J. Huntley, C. Dalton-Locke, N. San Juan, S. Oram, U. Foye, et al.
Published July 3, 2021 in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry

Social Connection is Essential in Long-Term Care Homes: Considerations During COVID-19 and Beyond
J. Bethell, H. M. O’Rourke, H. Eagleson, D. Gaetano, W. Hykaway, C. McAiney
Published June 1, 2021 in the Canadian Geriatrics Journal

A Scoping Review of COVID-19 Experiences of People Living with Dementia
J. R. Bacsu, M. E. O’Connell, C. Webster, L. Poole, M. Wighton, S. Sivananthan
Published June 2021 in the Canadian Journal of Public Health

The Impact of COVID-19 on Long-Term Care in Canada
Canadian Institute for Health Information
Released April 2021