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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) information and resources for older Australians.

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Preventing Elder Abuse, Understanding Elder Abuse
Be Alert to Elder Abuse
By: CAXTON Legal Centre
For: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

This article is about being alert to elder abuse in our communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Understanding Elder Abuse, Preventing Elder Abuse, Responding to Elder Abuse
Community Alert on Increase of Elder Abuse
By: Senior Rights Victoria
For: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

Seniors Rights Victoria have issued an alert highlighting the potential increase of elder abuse in the community as a hidden impact of the COVID-19 emergency. 

Preventing Elder Abuse, Social Isolation
Concerns COVID-19 Lockdown Could Prompt Rise in Elder Abuse
By: ABC News
For: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

An ABC News interview with Jenny Blakey from Victoria's Council on the Ageing says a possible increase in elder abuse is her biggest concern. 

Disability
Coronavirus - Tips for Carers, Families and Friends of People Living with Dementia
By: Dementia Australia
For: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

The coronavirus situation is rapidly evolving. This information is provided as a guide for carers, families and friends of people living with dementia. 

Disability
Coronavirus - Tips for People Living with Dementia
By: Dementia Australia
For: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

Dementia Australia provides tips for people living with dementia who find it difficult to follow the Department of Health advice about coronavirus. 

Service Providers, Professionals
Coronavirus and Aged Care
By: Aged Care Guide
For: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

A collection of resources that explore the impact of coronavirus on aged care in Australia. 

Preventing Elder Abuse, Responding to Elder Abuse
Coronavirus and Family Violence
By: Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria
For: VIC

Information and advice on how the coronavirus pandemic impacts those experiencing family violence and their friends and family, in Victoria. 

Service Providers, Professionals
Coronavirus Information and Resources
By: Aged Rights Advocacy Service Inc.
For: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

Links to government COVID-19 resources and factsheets. Also provides information on the Industry Code for Visiting Residential Aged Care Homes during COVID-19. 

Service Providers, Professionals
Coronavirus Information for GPs
By: Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
For: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners provides coronavirus information for GPs in each state and territory. 

Preventing Elder Abuse
Coronavirus Information for Older Australians
By: Australian Government Department of Health
For: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

An information sheet for older Australians, their family and friends about how to protect Australians from the spread of coronavirus.