Our Values Are Showing: Long-Term Care and the Pandemic

Healthc Pap. 2021 Sep;20(1):10-14. doi: 10.12927/hcpap.2021.26646.


Given our diversity, it is risky to talk about "Canadian values," but this examination of care for older people does reveal some prominent values evident in how we provide care for this population. Identifying eight of these values, this paper argues that these values are being challenged in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • COVID-19*
  • Canada
  • Humans
  • Long-Term Care
  • Pandemics* / prevention & control
  • SARS-CoV-2