Gain insights on Taiwan (R.O.C) in the launch edition of the Ageing Asia Webinar Series – Global implications of COVID-19 on the eldercare sector in Asia Pacific.
we will be looking at Taiwan – one of the countries that implemented early and swift measures against the COVID-19 situation. For the first time outside of the nation, Dr Chen Ran-Chou, Commissioner, Department of Health, New Taipei City Government, Taiwan (R.O.C.) will be giving insights on Taiwan’s COVID-19 health and community care strategies. Preview into some of Taiwan’s strategies in the nursing homes and how they look after home care elderly.
Having activated its Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) as early as in January, Taiwan is one of the countries that implemented early and swift measures against the COVID-19 situation. The country had gained global recognition for its preparedness and well-considered policies.
During the webinar, we will be looking at Taiwan’s COVID-19 health and community care strategies, which would be shared by Dr Chen Ran-Chou, Commissioner, Department of Health, New Taipei City Government, Taiwan (R.O.C.). Dr Chen has over 30 years experience in the healthcare and public health policy experience.
Dr Chen will be providing insights on:
The elderly in Taiwan: What is life like for elders in the community and how is care services delivered?
The threat of pneumonia in the community care and nursing homes
Prevention of cluster infections in nursing homes and in the community
The role of the hospital network in the community as frontline epidemic monitors and how do hospitals work with nursing homes
Procedures of infection control, space planning, fever screening, and inspection for nursing homes
Special strategies from New Taipei City: Advisory for nursing homes and community care organisations