COVID-19 update

The COVID-19 pandemic is a significant health issue having an impact right across our community. This page will be regularly updated with relevant information, please check back regularly.

16 October 2020

Video from Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Dr Nick Coatsworth, discusses school holidays, coronavirus clusters and whether you should get a COVID-19 test for symptoms that may be allergy-related.

14 October 2020

The Australian Government has updated resources for clients and families to access digital and telephone support for mental health during COVID-19.

16 September 2020

The Australian Government has released two COVID-19 fact-sheets relevant for people needing support in their own homes:

11 September 2020

ECHO communication hotline – a new email address for use in emergencies only

The Australian Government has updated resources for clients and families:

3 August 2020

COVID-19 lessons from the UK – what can we learn about this success story?

19 May 2020

It’s ok to have home care – Government factsheet now translated into other languages

12 May 2020

Do you need help installing the Australian Government’s new COVIDsafe app?

8 May 2020

New video from LASA and OPAN

6 May 2020

COVID-19 supplement for home care packages

29 April 2020

Australian Government fact-sheet – COVID-19 information for older Australians – this page is regularly updated with the latest information

COVID-19 information in other languages

Australian Health Department Youtube channel – latest videos on COVID-19

28 April 2020

New COVID-19 helpline for older people

Australian Government fact-sheet – it’s ok to have home care

April 2020

Newsletter – COVID-19 edition

17 March 2020

An important update to our services

8 March 2020

What can you do to stay safe?