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COVID-19 is the third-leading cause of death in Canada, but it’s older people who are dying. That we accept this and carry on as if the pandemic is over reveals our ageism: We don’t value older people.
The Health Teams Advancing Patient Experience: Strengthening Quality (TAPESTRY) was well received by family medical practices but lacked clinical benefits, according to a study led by McMaster University researchers.
McMaster researcher Divya Joshi says the findings show the need for clinicians to consider and implement trauma-informed care to support the health needs of individuals who have experienced adverse childhood experiences.