Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for in-home care workers

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for in-home care workers

This guidance is currently being reviewed. Please refer to Preparing for COVID-19 in home care for further information, and check back later for updated content.

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Publication date: 
28 March 2020
Last updated: 
3 September 2021
Publication type: 
Fact sheet
Intended audience: 
Health sector
Description: 

This information sheet includes: 

  • Can I go to work?

  • How can I help prevent the spread of coronavirus?

  • How do I know what I should be doing differently at work?

  • What about workers with visa work restrictions?

  • How can clients get urgent access to CHSP or other additional services if their care needs change due to COVID-19?

  • What should I advise my staff in these challenging times?

  • Will I have access to Government payments if I can’t go to work?

  • What precautions do I need to take?

  • More information.

This guidance is currently under review. Please refer to Preparing for Preparing for COVID-19 in home care OVID-19 in home care  for further information.