BY STEWART BELL AND ANDREW RUSSELL,Global News Interview with Dr. Tamara Daly. Read more here: https://globalnews.ca/news/7059683/coronavirus-ontarios-worst-hit-nursing-homes/
Why Australia’s long-term care homes saw almost no COVID-19-related deaths: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zPnloTXnSc
More than 6,000 Canadians have died in long-term care homes from COVID-19, compared to 29 in Australia. Read more here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/australia-covid-19-long-term-care-1.5591912
“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.
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 to listen to the full interview: https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-193-fresh-air
Tamara Daly in The Privatization of Care: The Case of Nursing Homes (2019), Ed. Patricia Armstrong and Hugh Armstrong.
Pat Armstrong, Hugh Armstrong, Jacqueline Choiniere and Tamara Daly, “Political Economy and Health”, for Change and Continuity: Rethinking the New Canadian Political Economy ed. by Mark Thomas, Leah F. Vosko, Carlo Fanelli, McGill Queen’s University Press.
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.