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Cocooning - Primary Issues & Considerations

On this week's 'Between the Lines' programme, Andrea is joined by a number of experts to talk through the primary issues and considerations when it comes to cocooning. Together they discuss the is main issues facing individuals currently cocooning...

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19.00 3 Apr 2020


Cocooning - Primary Issues & Considerations



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19.00 3 Apr 2020


On this week's 'Between the Lines' programme, Andrea is joined by a number of experts to talk through the primary issues and considerations when it comes to cocooning.

Together they discuss the is main issues facing individuals currently cocooning either at home and in care homes, how people in nursing care facilities might best guard against contracting Covid-19, and what measures have been put in place thus far to enable healthcare professionals to adequately support those most at risk from the disease.

Patricia Rickard-Clarke, Chair of Safeguarding Ireland

Tadhg Daly, Chief Executive of Nursing Homes Ireland

Professor Rose Anne Kenny, Head of Medical Gerontology at Trinity College Dublin & Principal Investigator for TILDA, the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing


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