The Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians Richard Colbeck said home care recipients who had suspended services to avoid the risk of contracting the virus would now receive phone calls to ensure their wellbeing. You can read more about it here.
Here is also a handy video with tips on how to assist Senior Australians during this difficult time:
As Coronavirus continues, it is vital that we support our older Australians. Keep in contact regularly, set them up to use technology, cook a meal or offer to run errands. Watch this video to learn about how you can support older Australians.
The Department of Health is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic. Stay up to date with the latest information, resources and advice.