COVID-19 information for older people and carers
You can find trusted COVID-19 information for older Australians on the healthdirect website.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) information and support:
Dementia Australia have created some Dementia Help Sheets for COVID-19 for people living with dementia, their friends, families and carers to support them during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
- Information & tips - for people living with dementia
- Information & tips - for carers, families & friends of people living with dementia
- Information & tips - for home care provide
Gathering safely - guidelines for seniors
There are no specific restrictions for people over 70 about self-isolating or staying home. You can choose when you go out, where you visit, and when to have visitors.
However, people over 70 are at greater risk of more severe symptoms if they are infected with COVID-19.
Information for older people & carers
The screening advice for healthcare facilities, residential aged and disability care facilities, and home care services has been updated as of Friday, 26 March on the following web pages: