Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Ingenious Talks Online: Design of Long-Term Care Homes (LTC): Learning for the Future
Join us on Wednesday, January 20! Replay Link The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the vulnerability of Long Term Care (LTC) homes throughout the world, with many countries reporting a troubling number of cases and deaths in LTC. Infection prevention and control protocols for hospital settings are relatively well-established to support hand hygiene,...
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Industrial Design Grant to Study Long-Term Care Homes
Infection prevention and control in clinical settings is challenging enough. What about in long-term care and retirement homes – places that are designed to have communal and open spaces? Chantal Trudel of Carleton University’s School of Industrial Design is working with investigators from the Bruyère Research Institute and the Ontario...
Monday, June 8, 2020
Carleton COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund Award
COVID-19 – Design of Long-Term Care Homes (LTC) – Learning for the Future The appropriate design of long-term care (LTC) homes is crucial in balancing infection prevention and control (IPAC) with residents’ quality of life and care, particularly during pandemic conditions such as COVID-19. While hospital IPAC protocols are relatively...