Senior Australians, their families and carers can call the Older Australians COVID-19 Support Line on
1800 171 866.

Information and resources for aged care services including:

  • residential aged care facilities
  • Commonwealth Health Support Program
  • assessment services
  • home care package providers
  • multi purpose services
  • respite care
  • transition care.
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Residential aged care facilities

Residents of aged care are at increased risk of COVID-19 infection and are more vulnerable to serious complications if they do become infected.

Staff and visitors who have travelled overseas or who have had contact with a confirmed case must not attend the facility for 14 days from the time they returned from overseas or last had contact with a case.

Refer to the Industry Code for Visiting Residential Aged Care Homes during COVID-19.

Page Updated: Monday 18 May 2020
Contact page owner: Health Protection NSW