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Disability Service Providers Move Online To Help Clients Feel Connected

Thousands of Australians with disabilities rely on supported day programs to socialise and get out of the house, but coronavirus social distancing restrictions have made that almost impossible. Disability service providers have been forced to cancel these services, leaving many without a lifeline to the outside world, or adapt. A significant number of people with…

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Australia’s Most Populous States Start Easing Covid-19 Lockdowns

Australia’s two most populous states, responsible for 65% of the nation’s coronavirus cases, are easing lockdown restrictions as authorities seek to reboot the crippled economy. New South Wales will allow households to have as many as five visitors, and permit outdoor gatherings of as many as 10 people from May 15. Cafes and restaurants, currently…

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Protecting People with Disability During The Covid-19 Pandemic

The Australian government has now announced a tailored COVID-19 strategy for people with disability, but it should have come sooner and may not go far enough. People with disability are at significant risk during the COVID-19 pandemic, but you’d be forgiven for not knowing this as Australia’s senior government officials and politicians have barely mentioned…

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Weekly Covid-19 Tally Drops By More Than Two Thirds in Queensland

The state’s weekly coronavirus total has fallen sharply as the number of Queenslanders fined for breaching public health orders keeps steadily climbing. Only 16 patients tested positive for COVID-19 in the week to Saturday, even as testing criteria was expanded on Friday to include anyone with symptoms, anywhere in the state. That’s less than a…

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No New Cases of Covid 19 in Queensland

Queensland has recorded zero coronavirus cases for the second time this week as the health minister urged aged care home bosses to allow loved ones to visit. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk beamed as she announced there were no overnight cases and the state’s total of confirmed cases remains at 1024. The state has undertaken more than…

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Australia Eases Lockdown as Covid-19 Spread Wanes

Declaring Australia was on the road to recovery with new corona virus infections almost stamped out, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Tuesday (Apr 21) that hospitals will resume many elective surgeries and schools will be re-opened for more children. As part of broad social distancing restrictions, Australia in March banned all non-emergency surgeries to…

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Dealing With Covid-19: Elderly Care

The older adults are among those who are hit hardest by coronavirus contamination, which is sweeping through the entire Australia as well as the rest of the world. As of now (23-03-20), the death toll has reached 7, with confirmed contamination cases hitting1,709. Medical experts say the older adults are more at risk getting contaminated…

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DECODING COVID-19: AGED CARER’S GUIDE

Since the very first occurrence in December 2019 in Wuhan, China Mainland, the Novel Coronavirus which is officially now named COVID-19 has continue to spread its terror throughout entire world. While becoming a pandemic, the contamination has been spread over 110 countries so far including Australia and New Zealand. As of now, there are 112…

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