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During these uncertain times, new information is being released daily in relation to COVID19 (Coronavirus).  Links to information that the GRPCC  has received in relation to COVID19 and Palliative Care are available below

Guidelines

Information for health professionals

DHHS Coronavirus COVID-19 daily update

Case and contact management guidelines for health services and general practitioners 15 March 2020 Version 13

Center to Advance Palliative Care – Toolkit
Communication Script and Conversation Videos
Symptom Management Protocols
Palliative Care Team Tools
Using telehealth
Medicare and Medicaid COVID-19 Waivers and State Policy COVID-19 Tracker
Voices from the Front Line
Patient and Family Support Resources
Federal COVID-19 Guidance
Specific Patient Populations
Setting Specific Guidance
Role of Palliative Care

Caring for patients with the Coronavirus (10:47)
Dr Janet Diaz, Head of Clinical Care, Health Emergencies Program, WHO

Department of Health: COVID-19 infection control training 
30 minute online training for health care workers in all settings

Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources for health professionals, including aged care providers, pathology providers and healthcare managers
Information from the Australian Government Department of Health

Information for the Inpatient Setting

Information for Aged Care

Communication Skills

COVID-19 Communication Skills
A VitalTalk open source primer for talking about COVID-19

Psychosocial support for staff

Covid-19 Psychosocial Care
Is a repository of information, tips, resources & research related to provision of psychosocial care in palliative and some broader community contexts – as well as important self care resources

Information for funeral directors

MND

Living with MND during the COVID-19 pandemic
MND Australia – Fact Sheet

Clinical Guidelines

Articles and Policy statements