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Improving the health equity and the human rights of Canadians with dementia through a social determinants approach: a call to action in the COVID-19 pandemic

Bacsu, J. R., O'Connell, M. E., Wighton, M. B.

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Summary Report/Recommendations

Organizational Change/ Development
Healthcare Access and Quality
Social and Community Context
Tools Included
Outside U.S.

Mitigation and Prevention

This article describes structural barriers contributing to inequitable health outcomes for people living with dementia during the COVID-19 pandemic, and provides policy recommendations (based on Canadian examples) to address structural barriers that exacerbated the effects of the pandemic on people living with dementia.

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Outcomes of Interest

Reduction of Health Disparities

Priority Population(s)

Adults Aged 65 and Older

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Geographic Area of Implementation

Implementation Period