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Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Home Health and Home Care Agency Managers, Clients, and Aides: A Cross-Sectional Survey, March to June, 2020

Journal Article Data Collection & Quality
December 11, 2020

This article looked at home health agencies in Massachusetts and how they responded to the COVID-19 pandemic early on. To view the original source, click here.

Key Takeaways

Almost all agencies experienced a decline in demand for home health services due to fear of exposure to the coronavirus.
Home health aides reduced visits because they had the coronavirus, were symptomatic, or quarantining.
Home health agencies had a lack of personal protective equipment and there were highly variable levels of infection control available to aides in the home environments.
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