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An emergency strategy for managing COVID-19 in long-term care facilities in low and middle-income countries: the CIAT Framework (Version 3*).

An emergency strategy for managing COVID-19 in long-term care facilities in low and middle-income countries: the CIAT Framework (Version 3*).

There is a broad misperception that there are very few long-term care facilities (LTCFs) in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). In fact, there are large and rapidly growing networks of residential care services for older people in Latin America, many parts of Asia, South Africa and other middle-income settings (Camarano et al, 2010; Cheung Wong and Leung, 2012; Lloyd-Sherlock, 2019).

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