Two women walking into a hospital.Some things have changed in hospitals because of COVID-19.

For example, doctors, nurses and other staff may be wearing more PPE than usual.

PPE stands for Personal Protective Equipment. It includes face masks, gloves and gowns.

This is to protect you and them from COVID-19.

In hospital, the NSW Health staff are there to look after you. You can always:

  • ask questions about your care
  • ask for help if you are in pain.
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Going to hospital during COVID-19

Transcript: Going to hospital during COVID-19

What does an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) look like?

Transcript: What does an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) look like?

Resources

Tools

Tools to support people with disability going to hospital

  • The A2D Folder - provides information about a person with a cognitive disability to hospital staff to improve the patient journey.
  • TOP 5 Model - provides information about a person with dementia to hospital staff to improve the patient journey.

Policies

Policies about caring for people with disability going to hospital

Fact sheets

Additional information to support people with disability going to hospital

Easy Read

Resources about going to hospital in Easy Read

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Current as at: Tuesday 20 September 2022
Contact page owner: Health Protection NSW