COVID-19

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

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Affinity COVID-19 Series Webinar: The Mental Health Response to COVID-19

Affinity Intercultural Foundation

The COVID pandemic represents a potentially overwhelming challenge to our health systems, to individuals and to our communities and society as a whole. How we respond to the many individual ad collective challenges will impact our communities for many years. 

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Be Alert to Elder Abuse

CAXTON Legal Centre

This factsheet is about being alert to, understanding and how to prevent elder abuse in our communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Community Alert on Increase of Elder Abuse

Senior Rights Victoria

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. This article also details why it is important community members understand elder abuse, in order to prevent and respond to it. 

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Concerns COVID-19 Lockdown Could Prompt Rise in Elder Abuse

ABC News

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

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Coronavirus - Tips for Carers, Families and Friends of People Living with Dementia

Dementia Australia

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

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Coronavirus - Tips for People Living with Dementia

Dementia Australia

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

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Coronavirus and Aged Care

Aged Care Guide

A collection of articles that explore the impact of coronavirus on aged care and service providers in Australia. 

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Coronavirus and Family Violence

Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria

 A factsheet providing information and advice on how the coronavirus pandemic impacts preventing and responding to elder abuse, in Victoria. Also, the impact on those experiencing family violence and their friends and family. 

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Coronavirus Information and Resources

Aged Rights Advocacy Service Inc.

Links to government COVID-19 resources and factsheets. Also provides a report for Service providers and Professionals on the Industry Code for Visiting Residential Aged Care Homes during COVID-19. 

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Coronavirus Information for GPs

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners provides a coronavirus factsheets for GPs, service providers and professionals in each state and territory. 

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