This page includes information about Coronavirus and general health information for:
- People who have difficulty reading
- People that are deaf, hard of hearing and/or have a speech impairment
- People with a disability
- Non-English speaking people
If you have any questions about accessible health information at BRHS please contact:
BRHS Disability Liaison Officer
Easy English information sheets
- How to look after your health in isolation – for people with a disability and carers. Download here.
- Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights – describes what consumers, or someone they care for, can expect when receiving health care. Download here.
- Answers to questions about facemasks for people with disabilities. Download here.
- Call-to-Test service for vulnerable Victorians – arrange coronavirus testing at your home. Download here.
- What people with disabilities should know about single social bubbles. Download here.
DHHS information about coronavirus for people with a disability
The DHHS website contains resources on coronavirus for people with disability, their families and carers, including in Easy English and alternative formats.
COVID-19 Disability Information Helpline
National Relay Service
The National Relay Service (NRS) is a government initiative that allows people who are deaf, hard of hearing and/or have a speech impairment to make and receive phone calls.
This page has all the numbers and info you need to use NRS: https://www.communications.gov.au/what-we-do/phone/services-people-disability/accesshub/national-relay-service/service-features/national-relay-service-call-numbers
The Translating and Interpreting Service provides interpreters and help for non-English speakers.