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COVID-19 and other infectious diseases and LTC

04 Mar 2024

New publication: Analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on Scotland’s care-homes from March 2020 to October 2021, national linked data cohort analysis

Our member Jenni Burton, with colleagues from the University of Glasgow, Advanced Care Research Centre and the University of Edinburgh has published new research in Age and Ageing describing the patterns of COVID-19 outbreaks in Scotland’s care homes, beyond the first wave of infections. The paper, available open access from:, includes analysis on a […]

09 Nov 2023

Transforming Care Book Seminars: Unpaid Work in Nursing Homes: Flexible Boundaries, 4th December 2023

Transforming Care Book Series Seminar 4 December 2023, Global Webinar (16:30–18:00 CET) This Transforming Care Network seminar will present and discuss a new open access book: Unpaid Work in Nursing Homes: Flexible Boundaries, part of the Transforming Care book series. The rationale for the book is that the COVID-19 pandemic has made unpaid care more […]

12 Oct 2023

Listening and learning: a qualitative study of Scottish care home staff experiences of managing COVID-19 between March 2020-August 2022

Jenni Burton Academic Geriatric Medicine, University of Glasgow This research was planned and conducted to address a gap in the Scottish evidence around understanding events in care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. It sought to engage with those with lived experience managing outbreaks to hear their stories and learn from their experiences. Having been involved […]