Dear Colleagues, Good Morning! I hope that you are all keeping well. I am writing to you about the new update to the mental health and psychosocial support platform we launched some two months back. We now have a new page dedicated to frontline workers. Please see here. Every day, frontline workers are risking their personal health and lives to keep us safe during COVID-19 and always. So, we dedicated this page on our platform to help them deal with the immense pressure and stressors they are facing due to high work demands, strict bio-security measures, fear, and consequences to personal and family life.
Alzheimer Europe recommendations on promoting the wellbeing of people with dementia and carers during the COVID-19 pandemic
https://www.alzheimer-europe.org/Policy/Our-opinion-on/Wellbeing-of-people-with-dementia-during-COVID-19-pandemic Our opinion on … Introduction The current coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, which has now reached pandemic scale, is affecting millions of people across Europe and beyond in different ways. Physical distancing (frequently referred to as “social distancing”) is currently being recommended or enforced in most countries, and some cities, regions and countries are in lockdown. In this statement, Alzheimer Europe looks at some of the key issues and challenges faced by people with dementia, informal carers, and health and social care professionals, and provides some recommendations. Many people with dementia are older and hence at greater risk of being adversely
Ove preporuke nastale su u vrijeme pandemije koronavirusa (COVID-19) kako bismo pomogli stručnjacima koji pružaju usluge skrbi iz područja mentalnog zdravlja osobama starije životne dobi, svom drugom zdravstvenom osoblju, članovima obitelji, formalnim i neformalnim njegovateljima. Osobe starije životne dobi predstavljaju vulnerabilnu skupinu u društvu tijekom prirodnih katastrofa i kriza, što se pokazalo u situaciji realne prijetnje zaraze korona virusom. Zbog visoke zaraznosti virus se brzo širi svijetom od kraja 2019. godine te uzrokuje u pojedinih osoba akutni respiracijski sindrom i smrtni ishod. Protekli mjeseci pokazali su kako je smrtnost od COVID-19 značajno viša u osoba starije životne dobi s drugim