Mini Review
Volume 10 Issue 6 - 2021
Repercussions of Covid-19 in Post-Acute Services: A Nursing Perspective
Jose Arnold Tariga*
Education Coordinator, Learning and Development Department, Amana Healthcare, United Arab Emirates
*Corresponding Author: Jose Arnold Tariga, Education Coordinator, Learning and Development Department, Amana Healthcare, United Arab Emirates.
Received: April 27, 2021; Published: May 08, 2021




Abstract

The Covid-19 has continuously ravaged the healthcare systems worldwide since the World Health Organization declared it as pandemic in March 2020. Its impact has been felt not only in acute care settings, but also in post-acute care environments where high-risk and vulnerable patients reside. The undesirable effects of Covid-19 does not only affect residents in long term care settings, but also the post-acute healthcare providers. By understanding the implications to both patients and caregivers in the post-acute continuum, relevant strategies can be put in place to somehow address and mitigate the challenges and repercussions of Covid-19 pillaging the post-acute settings.

Keywords: Covid-19; Covid-19 in Long Term Care; Post-Acute Services; Challenges; Long Term Care Settings

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