Information for health workers in emergency departments supporting people with disability

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Information for health workers in emergency departments supporting people with disability

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Publication date: 
20 May 2020
Last updated: 
27 May 2020
Publication type: 
Fact Sheet
Intended audience: 
Health sector
Description: 

The fact sheet covers:

  • whether people with intellectual or developmental disability are at greater risk of COVID-19
  • what can be different about treating people with intellectual or developmental disability in EDs
  • how to communicate information
  • what to consider when assessing people with intellectual or developmental disability
  • what to consider when making treatment decisions
  • where to get more information