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Medical Home Visit Programs During the COVID-19 State of Emergency

Journal Article Data Collection & Quality
November 26, 2020

The pandemic impacted consumer and family caregiver access to home-based services, creating a toll on health and emotions. The health and finances of home care workers have also been deeply impacted. Finally, the pandemic has impacted the use of services such as palliative care and advance directives to ensure consumers can remain in their homes.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33196279/

Key Takeaways

COVID-19 deeply impacted consumer and family caregiver access to services, health, and emotional toll.
COVID-19 has also deeply impacted the health and financial well-being of home care workers.
The pandemic has caused a shift toward home-based services, remote technology, and palliative care.
 
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