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New Fact Sheet on Community Engagement within Long-Term Care Facilities

October 26, 2022

Communities are essential to the physical and mental health of everyone, including long-term care residents. During the COVID-19 pandemic, residents were isolated from their communities both inside and outside of their facility. Many residents who were separated from their friends, loved ones, and neighbors, during the pandemic showed signs of mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety. Now that restrictions have been lifted, residents are re-establishing their roles in their communities.

A new fact sheet, Inspiring Community Engagement with Long-Term Care Facilities, provides ideas for building community within a long-term care facility and becoming a part of the larger community outside of the facility.

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