Care for at risk groups
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
- COVID 19 Resource Toolkit for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Professionals (the Toolkit)
- Additional resources for Health Professionals
- Additional resources for Consumers.
Consumers with a disability
- National Health Professional Disability Telephone Advisory Service can be accessed on 1800 131 330 between 7am and 11pm - 7 days a week to assist health professionals involved in the care of people with disability diagnosed with COVID-19 or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.
- Care for people with disability (COVID-19) checklist (PDF 491 kB)
- COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics: Ensuring Access for People with Disability (PDF 384 kB)
- Disability Surge Sector Workforce Framework – COVID-19 Outbreak Planning and Preparation (PDF 1023 kB)
- Disability sector resources
This includes the plain English ‘What to do if I have COVID-19’ which is also available in large font. Please note, this resource will be continually reviewed to ensure it is in line with any recent changes to Public Health Directions.
- Responding to a Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Disability Accommodation Services
This document provides a list of actions for operators of disability accommodation services to take in response to residents or staff testing positive to COVID-19.
Mental health alcohol and other drugs clients
- Support for vulnerable people (PDF 501 kB)
advice from Assoc. Prof. John Allan, Executive Director, Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drugs Branch on how COVID-19 may affect people with serious mental ill health. The Mental health support webpage provides advice regarding services for people who may be struggling with their mental health in the context of coronavirus.
Domestic violence resources
- COVID-19 is no excuse for Domestic and Family Violence
Resources to support health clinicians to recognise, respond, and refer safely and appropriately to suspicions and disclosures of domestic and family violence.
Last updated: 9 February 2022