The Queensland Government has issued public health directions that affect all disability accommodation providers in Queensland.
- Visiting restrictions are now in place for shared disability accommodation services and aged care facilities in the Logan City local government area (LGA).
- People who live or work in the Logan City LGA are not permitted to visit a disability accommodation service or aged care facility anywhere in Queensland.
- All NDIS providers in Queensland should monitor local information on a regular basis for changes to local restrictions.
Directions and updated guidance for residential disability settings
There are visitor restrictions and PPE requirements in place for residential disability settings in the Logan City LGA. These directions restrict visitors from entering these services and requires the use of face masks for those permitted access to these services (excluding residents).
There are also restriction in place for people who live or work in the Logan City LGA. They are not permitted to visit a disability accommodation service or aged care facility anywhere in Queensland.
We encourage you to read the full details on the Queensland Government website.
As these restrictions will impact your visitor management policy, you should clearly communicate this temporary change with the NDIS participants you support and their support networks using their preferred form of communication. You should explore alternative ways for people with disability to connect with their support network, such as phone or video calls.
Monitor local information
All NDIS providers should monitor local information on the Queensland Government website on a regular basis for changes to local restrictions.
NDIS Commission COVID-19 information and resources
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) information webpage on the NDIS Commission website contains links to updates, training, alerts and other resources.