Affinity COVID-19 Series Webinar: The Mental Health Response to COVID-19
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.
Be Alert to Elder Abuse
This factsheet is about being alert to, understanding and how to prevent elder abuse in our communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Community Alert on Increase of Elder Abuse
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.
Compass Holiday Guide 2020
The Compass Holiday Guide 2020 is designed for older people, their family, friends and carers. The guide contains information, tips and resources to help support you during the holiday season, whilst providing information on staying connected and reducing social isolation.
Concerns COVID-19 Lockdown Could Prompt Rise in Elder Abuse
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.
Coronavirus - Tips for Carers, Families and Friends of People Living with Dementia
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.
Coronavirus - Tips for People Living with Dementia
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.
Coronavirus and Aged Care
A collection of articles that explore the impact of coronavirus on aged care and service providers in Australia.
Coronavirus and Family Violence
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.
Coronavirus Information and Resources
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.