Project ECHO AIIHPC: Webinars for Nursing Homes

AIIHPC is collaborating with the Age-related Health Care Department of Tallaght University Hospital to deliver Project ECHO AIIHPC webinars for Nursing Homes during COVID-19. Check out these links to useful resources.

COVID 19 Guidance for staff working in residential care facilities for older people

Department of Health Ireland's response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

HSE Approved Guidance for Disability Services  - These guidance documents have been developed by the HSE in collaboration with service providers in the voluntary sector. They have been approved by the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) subgroup for Vulnerable People

COVID-19 HSE Clinical Guidance and Evidence Repository - site provides a repository of clinical guidance and latest research evidence to equip the clinical community in Ireland to respond to Covid-19.

Health Protection Surveillance Centre - Guidance for healthcare workers

Infection Prevention and Control Hub - HIQA

Trinity Centre for Ageing and Intellectual Disability: COVID-19 Update and Resources  including End of Life Planning Tool  and Easy Read Materials

International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities   COVID- 19 Resources

The Psychological Society of Ireland - COVID-19 Resources for Psychologists, Healthcare Workers and Members of the General Public

European Association of Palliative Care - Coronavirus and the palliative care response


HSE Toolbox Talks: End of life care, CPR and DNAR decisions

VITAL talk COVID Ready Communication Playbook

ECHO COVID-19 Global Series Best Practices in Adoption of Telehealth: COVID 19 and Beyond. This mini-series is open to all primary and ambulatory healthcare workers across the globe using or planning on using electronic information and telecommunication technologies to support and promote long-distance clinical health care and patient education.


HSE – Virtual Health

E-Health -  National Virtual Health Team

Wellbeing and Stress

NHS Education Scotland - Coping with stress during COVID-19

Stress Control - HSE and NHS 6 week online stress control class led by clinical psychologist -Upcoming dates

SilverCloud Health is providing free access to three self-directed online programmes. The mental health programmes that are available are 1) Dealing with stress, 2) Building resilience and 3) improving sleep. Go to:  Once on the website, complete the sign-up process and enter the access code HSE2020 when prompted to do so.

Daughters of Charity Disability Support Services – advice for staff on mental health

National Gallery of Ireland – Mindfulness and Art (mindfulness online tours of the gallery)

The Phoenix - The Tenth Man  - video

Commentary: COVID in Care Homes—Challenges and Dilemmas in Healthcare Delivery, Age and Ageing, 13 May 2020, Adam L Gordon, Claire Goodman, Wilco Achterberg, Robert O Barker, Eileen Burns, Barbara Hanratty, Finbarr C Martin, Julienne Meyer, Desmond O’Neill, Jos Schols, Karen Spilsbury

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