COVID-19 aged care grief and trauma support services – Support for grief, loss and bereavement

An Auslan translation describing support services for grief, loss and bereavement.

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Support for grief, loss and bereavement

Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement

The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement (ACGB) provides tailored support, advice and specialised counselling with a bereavement practitioner in a one-to-one or group setting through:

  • telehealth appointments
  • video calls
  • in-person appointments.

Online self-care resources are also available:

  • webinars and fact sheets
  • web chat
  • SMS support
  • MyGrief mobile app.

ACGB has bi-lingual staff who can work with clients in 12 languages: English, Arabic, Czech, Farsi, French, Italian, Japanese, Maltese, Sinhala, Tamil, Spanish, Yiddish.

To use Translating and Interpreting Support (TIS), call 131 450 first, nominate your language and ask to be connected to ACGB on 1800 22 2200.

For sign language interpreting services, contact Auslan Connections.

Auslan Connections

Auslan Connections is funded by the Department of Health to provide sign language interpreting services to service providers.

Phone: 1300 010 877
SMS text: 0407 647 591
Email: interpreter.bookings@deafservices.org.au
Web: http://www.auslanconnections.com.au/

Aged Care COVID-19 Grief and Bereavement Service

Contact the Aged Care COVID-19 Grief and Bereavement Service for free support for those affected by COVID-19 in the aged care sector. They are available 9 am to 5 pm AEDT, from Monday to Friday. This service is operated by the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement.

Phone: 1800 222 200
Email: covidagedcare@grief.org.au
Web: Aged Care COVID-19 Grief and Bereavement Service

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Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement (ACGB) provides tailored support, advice and specialised counselling with a bereavement practitioner in a one-to-one or group setting through:

  • telehealth appointments
  • video calls
  • in-person appointments. Online self-care resources are also available:
  • webinars and fact sheetsweb chat
  • SMS support
  • MyGrief mobile app.

Contact the Aged Care COVID-19 Grief and Bereavement Service for free support for those affected by COVID-19 in the aged care sector. They are available 9 am to 5 pm AEDT, from Monday to Friday. This service is operated by the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement.

Phone: 1800 222 200
Email: covidagedcare@grief.org.au
Web: http://www.aged.grief.org.au/

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