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CEO of CanAge, Canada's National Seniors' Advocacy Organization, advocate, keynote speaker, media pundit on aging, lawyer, teaches at U of Toronto, dog lover
Apr 3, 2020 9 tweets 14 min read
Thinking of taking your loved one out of #longtermcare during the #covid19 ? There is *no easy answer*. But here are few things to think about:
1) Do they need to be transferred (bed / toilet / shower) and how would you do that?
2) Do they need a Hoyer lift? (thread continues) 3) Do you have the medications and expertise to provide the medical care?
4) Are you in danger of infecting other vulnerable members of your household?
5) How will you support them if they have dementia?
6) Do you have knowledge on how to support #incontinence & the products?