Ethical guidance for people who work in long-term care
What is the right thing to do in a pandemic?
Andrea Iaboni, Alisa Grigorovich, Claudia Barned, Kevin Rodrigues, Pia Kontos, Charlene Chu, Arlene Astell, and Demential Isolation Toolkit Team
COVID-19 is a contagious illness. This means that it spreads rapidly from
one person to another. The COVID-19 pandemic is raising a lot of questions
about the right things to do in many different situations at work and at
home. The stress associated with these new and scary situations can make
it hard to make decisions. A framework can help you think through these
situations and make the best possible decisions for you and the residents
you care for.
We all have a role to play in responding to the pandemic and our actions
have an impact on many other people. We hope that this guide will help
you to decide what are the best actions to take.