Post-acute COVID-19 geriatric rehabilitation: A European perspective

E F van Dam van Isselt, J M G A Schols, A L Gordon, W P Achterberg, J van Haastregt, C Becker, S Grund, J M Bauer*

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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) poses a threat to the health and independence of older people in particular. In this article we elaborate on the content and importance of post-acute COVID-19 geriatric rehabilitation from a European perspective. We explain the geriatric rehabilitation paradox and how this can and should be solved. We also present what post-acute COVID-19 geriatric rehabilitation should entail. This might not only help us to develop better geriatric rehabilitation services, but it should also inform pandemic preparedness in the future.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)655-659
Number of pages5
JournalZeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2022


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