“I think the money would be more appropriately spent on hiring permanent, full-time staff, paying higher wages and benefits…” – Dr. Daly May 16, 2020 Read full article: https://www.thestar.com/business/2020/05/16/for-profit-nursing-homes-have-had-far-worse-covid-19-outcomes-than-public-facilities-and-three-of-the-largest-paid-out-15-billion-to-shareholders.html
May 14th, 2020 Long-term care work is essential, but has not been properly valued. Poor working conditions put both staff and residents at risk. Read the full article here: https://policyoptions.irpp.org/magazines/may-2020/long-term-care-work-is-essential-but-essentially-under-recognized/
Dr. Tamara Daly has a new report on long term care looking at homes in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Scotland. She says the way we measure the quality of care is causing some of the problems in these homes and describes some of the best care people have had. May 9th, 2020 Link toContinue reading “Dr. Tamara Daly on Fresh Air with Nana aba Duncan”
Session: Paid care work: employment, regulation & job quality Count Down: Temporality and the construction of care work Tamara Daly and Donna Baines February 12-14, 2019. For more information, visit the AIRAANZ 2019 conference website for details.
Panel Session: Decent / Good Care: International Approaches to Aged Care Music Room Tamara Daly, York University, “Temporal Tensions in Care Work.” View the paper abstract.
Panel: Age(ing in the) Friendly City: Global Guidelines/Diverse Realities Traversing the Cityscape of Aging and Equity Tamara Daly and Tesia Wood Review the Book of Abstracts.
Session: Talking Back and Taking Back: Re-Imagining Age-Friendly Cities from Intersections of Humanities and Social Sciences Taking up Gender, Culture and Meaning: Moving the Needle on Age-Friendly Tamara Daly, York University, Canada Susan Braedley, Carleton University, Canada Sally Chivers, Trent University, Canada Session: Risk, Racialization, Gender and Sex: Embodying Qualities of Everyday Lives in Long-Term CareContinue reading “Take Back Aging: Power, Critique, and Imagination (Trent Aging 2019)”
Edited by: Pat Armstrong & Tamara Daly DOWNLOAD HERE “Our research indicates that strategies intended to support choices for long-term care residents must be based on the understanding that care is a relationship involving residents, their families and workers. It also means understanding that appropriate conditions of work are central to care as a relationshipContinue reading “New Book: Exercising Choice in Long-Term Residential Care”