Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for retirement villages
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This information sheet includes:
- What is COVID-19?
- How is it spread?
- What are the symptoms?
- Do people need to be tested if they have these symptoms?
Why do we need to take particular care to protect older Australians?
- What can I do to protect myself at home?
- Can I still have contact with friends and family?
How can your family and friends help you and other older people?
Can I leave my home for exercise or other outdoor activities?
For retirement village operators:
How can the facility protect residents and workers?
When should workers stay home?
Can food and water spread coronavirus?
Should workers be wearing a mask at work?
What should my staff be doing differently at work?