Advice for caregivers of people with dementia during COVID-19

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “Advice for caregivers of people with dementia during COVID-19” – below is their description.

Caregivers of people with dementia are facing new challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. This video provides practical advice to help them reduce their level of stress and to improve their mental health and well-being. The messages are extracted from iSupport, WHO’s knowledge and skills training programme for caregivers of people with dementia. More information https://www.who.int/teams/mental-health-and-substance-use/brain-health/integrated-care-support/isupport-lite

World Health Organization (WHO) YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • COVID-19 vaccine rule for Broadway show raises travel concerns for AstraZeneca recipients
  • CDC investigating heart inflammation among young vaccinated people l GMA
  • Why waiving vaccine patents isn’t enough to end the pandemic
  • Learning Lessons: Should high school students consider a victory lap?
  • Millions driven from homes in 2020 despite Covid-19 crisis, UN report says
  • In This Story: World Health Organization

    The World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. The WHO Constitution, which establishes the agency’s governing structure and principles, states its main objective as “the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health.”

    3 Recent Items: World Health Organization

  • Media briefing on COVID-19
  • WHO’s Science in 5 on COVID-19: Pregnancy & COVID-19
  • Nature or lab leak? Why tracing the origin of Covid-19 matters
  • Leave a Comment