Management of suspected or confirmed COVID-19 among individuals who receive disability, home care or other personal support services should be in alignment with management of any other individual suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19.
Visitors who do not have an essential need to be in the facility or home should not visit while the individual is isolating
Provider staff should follow infection prevention and control guidance developed for the disability, home care and other personal support sector.
Providers should also consider which services are essential to provide and those which can be temporarily suspended to limit contact and exposure.
Providers should consider the various triggers which may indicate the need to seek testing (including travelling to a healthcare or other facility for testing), or management or isolation of people with suspected or confirmed COVID-19. Considerations may include: