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Information for health workers in hospitals supporting people with disability

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Publication date: 
20 May 2020
Last updated: 
26 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 hospital
  • how to minimise risks to people with intellectual or developmental disability in hospitals
  • what to consider during hospitalisation
  • what to consider when planning to discharge from hospital
  • where to get more information