Alzheimer’s disease & dementia – Care and support in a COVID-19 world: An evidence update for COVID-19
Issues discussed included:
- What proportion of people with dementia have been affected by COVID-19?
- What proportion of COVID-19 deaths have occurred in people with dementia?
- What are neurologic sequelae of COVID-19?
- What is the impact of COVID-19 on people with dementia living at home or in care homes?
- How has practice changed to accommodate it?
- Is there any updated scientific literature to support decision making?
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