Catherine McGuigan, National Programme Lead at Age Friendly Ireland, writes here on the innovative practices and initiatives taking place around Ireland in response to Covid-19 based on an Age Friendly Ireland report.
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Richard Kerley, Professor of Management at Queen Margaret University, writes on the importance of judging governance of this crisis by actions and outcomes, looking at specifics rather than rhetoric. He also outlines 10 ideas for councils to consider for recovery.
Professor James Mitchell writes on how Scotland and England together can evaluate the changes that need to be made regarding public services in the light of the Covid-19 crisis.
Rebecca Spillane, National Co-ordinator for the Local Child Poverty Action Reports, at the Improvement Service writes about continuing engagement with vulnerable groups amid pandemic lockdown.
Cllr Iain Malcolm, Leader of South Tyneside Council, discusses the measures that his council put in place to support care homes and other branches of adult social care when the pandemic hit.
John Daly, an economist with the 3 Regional Assemblies in Ireland, writes on the profound impact of Covid-19 on Ireland’s economy, pointing to data from a new report that looks at Ireland’s economic exposure and resilience at the local, regional and national level.
Nordic countries have taken differing approaches to the Covid-19 pandemic, and here we explore how they have done so and the potential repercussions.
Social care has been in a state of perpetual crisis for decades, writes Janet Sillett. After years of neglect, is it any wonder care homes and home care were invisible as the Covid-19 pandemic evolved?