“Decade of Healthy Ageing – COVID Update on Older People”

decade of healthy living covid

Older people are at higher risk for more serious complications from COVID-19. COVID-19 is a new disease and we are learning more about it every day.

The World Health Organization (WHO) is publishing guidance, recommendations and advice to health authorities and individuals on a regular basis.

Here are links to some of the key materials that relate to older people.

Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) guidance for long-term care facilities in the context of COVID-19

Clinical management of severe acute respiratory infection when novel coronavirus (nCoV) infection is suspected

A guide to preventing and addressing social stigma associated with COVID-19

Mental health and psychosocial considerations during the COVID-19 outbreak

 

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