A new COVID-19 hotline will help older Australians get the critical information they need to stay healthy and safe during the pandemic, providing an accessible one-stop source for personal support, questions and up-to-date guidelines.
COTA Australia today advised all older Australians to heed government advice, announced by the Prime Minister tonight, to stay home to the maximum extent practicable and to take very careful precautions when outside their home.
The Council on the Ageing (COTA) Victoria said the telephone will play a major role in supporting older people who find themselves isolated and dealing with the fear of contracting the Coronavirus, which is causing increased anxiety in the community.
Victoria’s peak body for older Victorians, the Council on the Ageing (COTA) Victoria, today warned the community of an online scam campaign designed to look like legitimate community awareness information on COVID-19, but in reality, is a Trojan horse.
Some aged care providers are using the new restrictions for visitors to residential aged care facilities as an excuse for unacceptable restraint on the rights of residents and families to be treated with compassion and respect.
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