Telehealth in Psychiatry of Old Age: Ordinary Care in Extraordinary Times in Rural North-West Ireland
The COVID-19 pandemic has required a rapid evolution of services to maintain routine care in Ireland. Services which had been previously slow to adapt technology in their practices are suddenly integrating various telehealth measures to continue routine practice where possible. In this article, we discuss the challenges we face in rapidly implementing telehealth in a rural Psychiatry of Old Age service in the North-West of Ireland.
Sonn Patel, Aislinn Gannon, Catherine Dolan, Geraldine McCarthy, Telehealth in Psychiatry of Old Age: Ordinary Care in Extraordinary Times in Rural North-West Ireland, The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, Volume 28, Issue 9, 2020, Pages 1009-1011, ISSN 1064-7481, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jagp.2020.05.024.