Reports:

Restoring trust: COVID-19 and the future of long-term care. Estabrooks CA, Straus S, Flood, CM, Keefe J, Armstrong P, Donner G, Boscart V, Ducharme F, Silvius J, Wolfson M. Royal Society of Canada. 2020. https://rsc-src.ca/sites/default/files/LTC%20PB%20%2B%20ES_EN.pdf

Editorials/Op-eds:

Not scared of dying but of dying scared [Op-ed]. Stajduhar, K., & Cloutier, D. (2020, June 16). Healthy Debate Opinions. Retrieved from https://healthydebate.ca/opinions/not-scared-of-dying-but-of-dying-scared

We must act now to prevent a second wave of long-term care deaths [Op-ed]. Estabrooks et. al. (2020, June 10) The Globe and Mail. Retrieved from https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-we-must-act-now-to-prevent-a-second-wave-of-long-term-care-deaths/

Our long-term care system is failing because we’re ageist [Op-ed]. Braedley, S. (2020, May 26). Braedley: Ottawa Citizen. Retrieved from https://ottawacitizen.com/opinion/braedley-our-long-term-care-system-is-failing-because-were-ageist/wcm/5e1c3294-5340-47ac-b792-094e4a42bc80/

COVID-19 crisis in nursing homes is a gender crisis [Op-ed]. Estabrooks, C., & Keefe, J. (2020, May 25). QUOI. Retrieved from https://quoimedia.com/covid-19-crisis-in-nursing-homes-is-a-gender-crisis/

New vision of long-term care must be person-centred [Op-ed]. Mann, J. (2020, May 25). QUOI. Retrieved from https://quoimedia.com/new-vision-of-long-term-care-must-be-person-centred/

When long-term care is revolutionized, we should learn from people who live with dementia. [Op-ed]. Mann, J. (2020, May 23). The Province. Retrieved from https://theprovince.com/opinion/jim-mann-when-long-term-care-is-revolutionized-we-should-learn-from-people-who-live-with-dementia

COVID-19 crisis in nursing homes is a gender crisis [Op-ed]. Estabrooks, C., & Keefe, J. (2020, May 19). Policy Options. Retrieved from https://policyoptions.irpp.org/magazines/may-2020/covid-19-crisis-in-nursing-homes-is-a-gender-crisis/

Long-term care work is essential, but essentially under-recognized [Op-ed]. Bourgeault, I., Daly, T., & Aubrecht, K. (2020, May 14). Policy Options. Retrieved from https://policyoptions.irpp.org/magazines/may-2020/long-term-care-work-is-essential-but-essentially-under-recognized/

COVID-19 is demonstrating the value of family caregivers [Op-ed]. Keefe, J. (2020, May 12). Policy Options. Retrieved from https://policyoptions.irpp.org/magazines/may-2020/covid-19-is-demonstrating-the-value-of-family-caregivers/

We must care more for family caregivers in the time of COVID-19 [Op-ed]. Keefe, J. (2020, May 7). The Globe and Mail. Retrieved from https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-we-must-care-more-for-family-caregivers-in-the-time-of-covid-19/?cmpid=rss&utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Care aides are the real heroes [Op-ed]. Estabrooks, C. & Keefe, J. (2020, April 27) The Hill Times. Retrieved from https://www.hilltimes.com/2020/04/27/care-aides-are-the-real-heroes/244563

Care aides are real heroes [Editorial]. Estabrooks, C. & Keefe, J. (2020, April 22). Care aides are real heroes [Editorial]. Focus on Victoria. Retrieved from https://www.focusonvictoria.ca/cover-19-pandemic-response/31/

Articles:

Why does it take a crisis to understand that healthcare workers are our health care system? Bourgeault, I., Simkin, S. & Chamberland-Rowe, C. (2020 July). Hospital News. https://issuu.com/hospitalnews/docs/hn_july_2020?fr=sYjliODEwMzEwMzk

The Human Face of Care Aides in Canada. Estabrooks, C. & Keefe, J. (2020, July). Hospital News. https://issuu.com/hospitalnews/docs/hn_july_2020?fr=sYjliODEwMzEwMzk

Interviews:

The prognosis for long term care homes and their staff. Information Morning – NS with Louise Renault, Portia Clark. Keefe, J. (2020, June 15). CBC News OnDemand. Interview by Shania Luck. Retrieved from https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-27-information-morning-ns/clip/15782132-addressing-issues-at-long-term-care-homes-post-pandemic

Long-term care workers were already overloaded. Then the pandemic came. Keefe, J., (2020, June 15). CBC News. Interview by Shania Luck. Retrieved from https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/long-term-care-nova-scotia-pandemic-solutions-cost-1.5606228

Australia’s COVID-19 successes shine a light on Canada’s troubled long-term care sector. CBC News. Daly, T. (2020, June 13). CBC News. Interview by Terence McKenna (host). Retrieved from https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/australia-covid-19-long-term-care-1.5591912

Pandemic Rules Bar Travel For Funerals, Fixing ‘Long-term Care. Keefe, J. (2020, June 4). “CBC Maritime Noon with Bob Murphy”. CBC OnDemand. Interview by Bob Murphy (host). Retrieved from https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-38-maritime-noon/clip/15780288-pandemic-rules-bar-travel-for-funerals-fixing-long-term-care

Northwood seeks private rooms after COVID tragedy, but will N.S. fund the fix? Keefe, J. (2020, June 3). Interview by Michael Tutton. Global News. Retrieved from https://globalnews.ca/news/7020599/northwood-seeks-private-rooms-after-covid-tragedy-but-will-n-s-fund-the-fix/

Long-term care home report by military echoes study from 2019 showing blatant gaps in care. Braedley, S. (2020, June 1). Interview by Anna Sharratt. National Post. Retrieved from https://nationalpost.com/wellness/aging/twenty-seven-deaths-from-choking-and-about-100-cases-of-abuse-neglect/wcm/df251c86-0a03-4ef8-91d9-1c3c4aab5f34

Canada’s long-term care home system ‘designed to produce mediocrity,’ says health policy expert.Daly, T. (2020, May 31). CBC Cross Country Checkup. Interview by Duncan McCue (host). Retrieved from https://www.cbc.ca/radio/checkup/canada-s-long-term-care-home-system-designed-to-produce-mediocrity-says-health-policy-expert-1.5592037

Disrespecting our elders. Interview by Melissa Martin. Winnipeg Free Press. Estabrooks, C. (2020, May 29). Retrieved from https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/special/coronavirus/disrespecting-our-elders-570874062.html

COVID-19 increases long-term care wait-list by 10% in Nova Scotia. Keefe, J. (2020, May 29). Interview by Taryn Grant. CBC News. Retrieved from https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/nova-scotia-long-term-care-wait-list-1.5591054

The Current for May 28, 2020. Armstrong, P. (2020, May 28). Interview by Matt Galloway (host). The Current” CBC Radio. Retrieved from https://www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/the-current-for-may-29-2020-1.5589795

The long-term care crisis: How B.C. controlled COVID-19 while Ontario, Quebec face disaster. Armstrong, P. (2020, May 28). Interview by Kathleen Harris and Ashley Burke. CBC News Politics. Retrieved from https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/long-term-care-crisis-covid19-pandemic-1.5589097

How can Canada reform its long-term care system?. Estabrooks, C. (2020, May 28). CTV Your Morning. Retrieved from https://www.ctv.ca/YourMorning/Video-NonAutoPlay/How-can-Canada-reform-its-long-term-care-system-vid1966733

Long-term care staff suffer in ‘broken’ system.Translating Research in Elder Care (TREC). (2020, May 28. Canadian Press. Retrieved from https://www.wellandtribune.ca/news-story/9999400-long-term-care-staff-suffer-in-broken-system/

Advocates push Ottawa to fix long-term problems with long-term care. Estabrooks, C. (2020, May 27). Canadian Press. Retrieved from https://www.timescolonist.com/advocates-push-ottawa-to-fix-long-term-problems-with-long-term-care-1.24141872

First at Five: Senior Separation. Keefe, J., (2020, May 27). “Live at Five” CTV Atlantic News. Retrieved from https://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/those-visits-made-a-big-difference-husband-of-wife-in-long-term-care-upset-after-facility-stops-window-visits-1.4957464

Armstrong, P. (2020, May 26). [live] CBC TV.

Estabrooks, C. (2020, May 25). [live] Interview by Christine Genier (host). “Yukon Morning” CBC.

Estabrooks, C. (2020, May 25). [live] Interview by Gregor Craigie (host).

Estabrooks, C. (2020, May 25). [live] Interview by Stephen Quinn (host). “The Early Edition” CBC.

Estabrooks, C. (2020, May 25). [live] Interview by Stefani Langenegger (host). “The Morning Edition” CBC.

Estabrooks, C. (2020, May 25). [live] Interview by Terry Seguin (host). “Information Morning Frederiction” CBC.

Estabrooks, C. (2020, May 25). [live] Interview by David Gray (host). “The Eyeopener” CBC.

Women and long-term care. Estabrooks, C. (2020, May 25). Interview by Mark Connolly (host). “Edmonton AM with Mark Connolly, Tara McCarthy” CBCLISTEN On Demand. Retrieved from https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-17-edmonton-am/clip/15778245-women-and-long-term-care

Estabrooks, C. (2020, May 25). [live] Interview by Craig Norris (host). “The Morning Edition” CBC.

Estabrooks, C. (2020, May 25). [live] Interview by Marcy Markusa (host). “Information Radio” CBC.

Estabrooks, C. (2020, May 25).

Interview by Wei Chen (host). “Ontario Morning from CBC Radio with Wei Chen” CBCLISTEN On Demand.

Keefe, J. (2020, May 25). [live] Interview by Julia Wright (host). “Saint John Information Morning” CBC.

Keefe, J. (2020, May 25). [live] Interview by Shelley Joyce (host). “Daybreak Kamloops” CBC.

Keefe, J. (2020, May 25). [live] Interview by Markus Schwabe (host). “Sudbury Morning North” CBC.

Keefe, J. (2020, May 25). [live] Interview by Chris Walker (host). “Kelowna Daybreak South” CBC.

Keefe, J. (2020, May 25). “Full Episode for Tuesday May 25” Daybreak North with Carolina de Ryk. Interview by Carolina DeRyk (host). “Prince George Daybreak North” CBCLISTEN On Demand. Retrieved from https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-109-daybreak-north/clip/15778353-full-episode-for-monday-march-25-2020-daybreak-north

Keefe, J. (2020, May 25). Ontario Morning – Monday May 25, 2020 – Part 2. Interview by Wei Chen (host). “Ontario Morning from CBC Radio with Wei Chen” CBCLISTEN On Demand. Retrieved from https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-112-ontario-morning-from-cbc-radio/clip/15778193-ontario-morning-monday-may-25-2020-part-2

Keefe, J. (2020, May 25). [live] Interview by Jennifer Quesnel (host). “Saskatoon Morning” CBC.

Keefe, J. (2020, May 25). [live] Interview by Qavavau Peter (host). “Iqaluit Qulliq” CBC.

Keefe, J. (2020, May 25). [live] Interview by Lisa Laco (host). “Thunder Bay Superior Morning” CBC.

Keefe, J. (2020, May 25). [live] Interview by Rebecca Zandbergen (host). “London Morning” CBC.

Keefe, J. (2020, May 25). [live] Interview by Mitch Cormier (host). “Charlottetown Island Morning” CBC.

Keefe, J. (2020, May 25). [live] Interview by Robyn Bresnahan (host). “Ottawa Morning” CBC.

Keefe, J. (2020, May 25). [live] Interview by Tony Doucette (host). “Windsor Morning” CBCListen On Demand.

Keefe, J. (2020, May 25). [live] Interview by David Common (host). “Toronto Metro Morning” CBC Radio.

Parliament focuses on COVID-19 and women, but ignores nursing homes. Estabrooks, C., and Keefe, J. (2020, May 22). Interview by Karl Nerenberg. Rabble.ca. Retrieved from https://rabble.ca/news/2020/05/parliament-focuses-covid-19-and-women-ignores-nursing-homes

The gendered impact of COVID-19 in the healthcare industry. Estabrooks, C. (2020, May 21). Global News Radio 980 CFPL. Retrieved from https://omny.fm/shows/am980/dr-carole-a-estabrooks-on-the-struggles-that-women.

Keefe, J. (2020, May 21). Interview by Shaina Luck (host). CBC News.

Problems in senior care during pandemic were predictable, preventable says expert. Estabrooks, C. (2020, May 18). COVID-19: Interview by Anna Junker. Edmonton Sun. Retrieved from https://edmontonsun.com/news/local-news/covid-19-problems-in-senior-care-during-pandemic-were-predictable-preventable-says-expert/wcm/4103f70f-5068-4ea8-a5f1-362770b35137

After decades of systemic issues, time to finally overhaul Alberta long-term care, experts say Estabrooks, C. (2020, May 12). Interview by Jennie Russell. “Edmonton In Depth” CBC News. Retrieved from https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/alberta-long-term-care-pandemic-covid-19-1.5562331

“How can we make nursing homes a safer place?” Keefe, J. (2020, May 10). Maritime Connection with Preston Mulligan [Audio clip]. Interview by Preston Mulligan (host). CBCLISTEN On Demand. Retrieved from https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-99-maritime-connection/clip/15775697-how-can-we-make-nursing-homes-a-safer-place

York University professor Tamara Daly on her report on measuring quality of long term care” Fresh Air with Nana aba Duncan. Daly, T. (2020, May 9). Interview by Nana aba Duncan (host). CBCLISTEN On Demand. Retrieved from https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-193-fresh-air/clip/15775662-york-university-professor-tamara-daly-on-her-report-on-measuring-quality-of-long-term-care.

No easy fix for long-term care, but it starts with working conditions: experts. Estabrooks, C. (2020, May 9) Interview by Laura Osman. The Canadian Press. Retrieved from https://www.cp24.com/news/no-easy-fix-for-long-term-care-but-it-starts-with-working-conditions-experts-1.4932160

Researcher: nursing home COVID deaths reveal “fault lines” in care for elderly. Keefe, J. (2020, May 6). Interview by Yvette D’Entremont. Halifax Examiner. Retrieved from https://www.halifaxexaminer.ca/featured/researcher-nursing-home-covid-deaths-reveal-fault-lines-in-care-for-elderly/

COVID-19 exposes flaws in long-term care system, says Halifax researcher. Keefe, J. (2020, April 25). Interview by Michael Gorman. CBC News. Retrieved from https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/covid-19-health-care-long-term-care-government-1.5544847

“Canada’s for-profit model of long-term care has failed the elderly, says leading expert” Armstrong, P. (2020, April 24). The Sunday Edition with Michael Enright. Interview by Michael Enright (host). CBCLISTEN On Demand. Retrieved from https://www.cbc.ca/radio/thesundayedition/the-sunday-edition-for-april-26-2020-1.5536429/canada-s-for-profit-model-of-long-term-care-has-failed-the-elderly-says-leading-expert-1.5540891

Keefe, J. (2020, April). CTV News. Retrieved from https://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1938500

Canadian report on long-term care vindicates cries for better staffing in Newfoundland and Labrador facilities. Estabrooks, C. (2020, July 5). The Telegram. Interview by Peter Jackson. Retrieved from https://www.thetelegram.com/news/local/canadian-report-on-long-term-care-vindicates-cries-for-better-staffing-469772/#.XwSoypUecbw.twitter

Experts urge federal standards, investment to fix long-term care system. Estabrooks, C. (2020, July 3). folio. Interview by Michael Brown. Retrieved from https://www.folio.ca/experts-urge-federal-standards-investment-to-fix-long-term-care-system/

Report calls on Ottawa to overhaul long-term care system. Estabrooks, C. (2020, July 3). The Globe and Mail. Interview by Jill Mahoney. Retrieved from https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-report-calls-on-ottawa-to-overhaul-long-term-care-system/

How family caregivers can help improve patient care in nursing homes. Keefe, J. (2020, July 22). CTV Your Morning.Interview by Ben Mulroney. Retrieved from https://www.ctv.ca/Your-Morning/Video/How-family-caregivers-can-help-improve-patient-care-in-nursing-homes-vid1999761

Canadian report on long-term care vindicates cries for better staffing in Newfoundland and Labrador facilities. Estabrooks, C. (2020, July 5). The Telegram. Interview by Peter Jackson. Retrieved from https://www.thetelegram.com/news/local/canadian-report-on-long-term-care-vindicates-cries-for-better-staffing-469772/#.XwSoypUecbw.twitter

Experts urge federal standards, investment to fix long-term care system. Estabrooks, C. (2020, July 3).
folio. Interview by Michael Brown. Retrieved from https://www.folio.ca/experts-urge-federal-standards-investment-to-fix-long-term-care-system/

Report calls on Ottawa to overhaul long-term care system. Estabrooks, C. (2020, July 3). The Globe and Mail. Interview by Jill Mahoney. Retrieved from https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-report-calls-on-ottawa-to-overhaul-long-term-care-system/


Podcasts:

Charles Adler Tonight: What must be done now to prepare Canada’s long-term care homes for a second wave?Estabrooks, C. (2020, June 11). Interview by Charles Adler (host). Global News The Full Show: Compassion For Life. Retrieved from https://omny.fm/shows/charles-adler-tonight/the-full-show-compassion-for-life

Long-term care work deserves our respect. Bourgeault, I. (2020, June 10). PO Podcast 104 Interview by Julia Bugiel. Policy Options. Retrieved from https://policyoptions.irpp.org/magazines/june-2020/long-term-care-work-deserves-our-respect/

Gabor Lukacs on Flight Cancellations & Tamara Daly on Long-Term Care Military Report – May 31 2020. Daly, T. (2020, May 31). Interview by Gabor Lukacs (Host). Zoomer Radio. Retrieved from http://www.zoomerradio.ca/show/zoomer-week-in-review/podcast-zoomer-week-in-review/gabor-lukacs-on-flight-cancellations-tamars-daly-on-ltc-military-report-may-31-2020/#.XtPglaCGVMk.twitter

PANDEMIC #6- Northwood. Keefe, J. (2020, May 27). Interview by Arshy Mann (Host). Canadaland Commons: Pandemic. Retrieved from https://www.canadalandshow.com/podcast/pandemic-6-northwood/

Keefe, J. (2020, May 25). Ontario Morning Podcast – Monday May 25, 2020. Interview by Wei Chen (host). “Ontario Morning” CBC Radio. Retrieved from https://22083.mc.tritondigital.com/CBC_ONTARIO_MORNING_FROM_CBC_RADIO_P/media-session/1bde70ba-9c97-42dc-8004-191f15400128/ontariomorning-3MAk7nc7-20200525.mp3

Keefe, J. (2020, May 25). Interview by David Common (host). “Toronto Metro Morning” CBC Radio. COVID-19 and staff concerns at elder care facilities; Threats to WHO funding; Gender equality in the pandemic.

Estabrooks, C. (2020, April 16). April 16, Part 1: Interview by Matt Galloway (Host). CBC The Current. Retrieved from https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/april-16-part-1-covid-19-staff-concerns-at-elder-care/id151487761?i=1000471673351.


Media coverage:

Is ageism colouring the response to care home deaths? Starr, R. (2020, May 1). Referencing Keefe, J. (2020, April 25). COVID-19 exposes flaws in long-term care system, says Halifax researcher. Interview by Michael Gorman. CBC News.] The Nova Scotia Advocate. Retrieved from https://nsadvocate.org/2020/05/01/is-ageism-colouring-the-response-to-care-home-deaths/

Media releases:

The crisis in nursing homes is a gendered crisis Women are the majority of nursing home residents, care providers and unpaid family caregivers. (2020, May 20). Translating Research in Elder Care. Retreived from https://quoimedia.com/press-release-from-translating-research-in-eldercare-trec/