….report on the COVID-19 long-term care situation in Hong Kong is available here, key findings are:
There have been 1,038 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of 27 April 2020. On the positive side, there have been no frontline health care workers affected and no nursing home residents have been infected with the virus so far.
The Government and society responded very quickly and imposed strict policies to stem the spread of virus in community and long-term care facilities, including practice guidelines, financial support and special arrangements on health and social care services.
Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) increased use of anti-epidemic measures and information and communication technology to support older people and their family members during the epidemic, including people living with dementia.