Support for people over 65, carers and younger people with a disability
Our aim is to support your independence and wellbeing during the coronavirus pandemic. We can provide assistance with:
Other services provided include:
For more information please phone our friendly staff on 8375 6649.
Coronavirus Health Information Line: 1800 020 080
Older Person’s COVID-19 Support Line 1800 171 866
Aged Rights Advocacy Service 8232 5377 or 1800 700 600
Australian Government Department of Health – click here
For information about testing for COVID-19:
More about Positive Ageing and Inclusion Services
Our friendly staff will talk to you about your individual needs, and together we will find ways to support you during this time. We are developing new ways to continue providing essential services and supporting you to keep active and maintain your sense of wellbeing.
National Coronavirus Helpline: 1800 020 080
Beyond Blue – Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service
Emergency supply of essential medicines: This enables pharmacists to dispense an emergency supply of essential medicines without a prescription. Visit SA Health for more information.
Home Medicines Service: Please talk to your local chemist to see if you are eligible for this home delivery of medicines service. Click here for more information.
Telehealth: Please talk to your GP or specialist about telehealth. This is a medical appointment over the phone or on-line.
Carers SA: Phone 1800 242636: https://www.carerssa.com.au/
For the latest updates on COVID-19 in South Australia: www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVID2019
Department of Health: live health information website providing up-to-date advice, recommendations and announcements. https://www.health.gov.au/
Coronavirus Australia App: This will keep you up to date with information relating to the coronavirus.
If possible please consider downloading or asking someone to assist you with downloading the official government “Coronavirus Australia” app in the Apple App Storeor Google Play, or join WhatsApp channel on iOS or Android.
People with A Disability Australia (PWDA): Information and resources for people with a disability during the coronavirus: https://pwd.org.au/covid-19-hub/
Scope Australia: Easy English Information on how to stay healthy during the coronavirus outbreak:
National Mental Health Commission: Resources that will help keep you informed with the latest health information as well as looking after your mental health and wellbeing. https://www.mentalhealthcommission.gov.au/News/2020/March/COVID19-Mental-Health-Information
World Health Organisation (WHO): International updates, advice and resources: World Health Organisation (WHO):
For Easy English information on social distancing and Coronavirus:
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