IF you're feeling unwell
Call the National Coronavirus Health Information Line on
1800 020 080
Our services and programs
We will continue to support our clients and participants across Victoria and New South Wales:
- Face to Face for anyone who is in crisis or has essential needs
- Face to Face support also assists your support worker or case manager to assess whether you are experiencing symptoms of the Virus and if need be assist you to be tested.
- Via telephone and
- Virtual technology such as Zoom.
arbias offices - Victoria and NSW
Our offices are open 8.30am to 5.00 pm:
For Neuropsychological Assessments; people who refer or are referred for an assessment and are deemed at risk themselves or to the community.
For staff support (NDIS Support personnel), TAC funded Specialist Case Managers and ITS support workers (NSW) will support you via the above methods, face to face, by telephone and other technology options depending on your level of need.
Please note; when arbias clinicians support you face to face all government (COVID) restrictions are practiced i.e.: Social distancing, sanitising, wearing face masks for staff support and client.
Essential face to face appointments
- Before your face to face appointment
To maintain your health, if your arbias worker is meeting with you face to face they will call you before your meeting to check that you are feeling healthy and able to go ahead with the appointment.
- During your face to face appointment
We will assess whether you are healthy and not experiencing COVID symptoms.
We will continue to provide services consistent with best practice guidelines to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission and to ensure you receive the same high quality service and support. This means that during your appointment we will use physical distancing and personal protective equipment, such as face masks, where appropriate.
Looking after your health
Reduce your risk
To maintain your health and reduce the spread make sure to:
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
- Maintain physical distancing (1.5 metres)
- Cough or sneeze into your elbow
Know the symptoms
Symptoms of COVID-19 can range from mild illness to pneumonia. Some people will recover easily, and others may get very sick very quickly.
People with coronavirus may experience:
- flu-like symptoms such as coughing, sore throat and fatigue
- shortness of breath
- for more information on what you need to know, check out health.gov.au
Reach out if you feel overwhelmed
If you ever feel unable to cope because of overwhelming or intense emotions then ask for help immediately.
National 24/7 crisis services
- Lifeline: 13 11 14 or lifeline.org.au
- Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467 or suicidecallbackservice.org.au
- beyondblue: 1300 224 636 or beyondblue.org.au
Access credible information on symptoms and what to do if you're feeling unwell: