Clinical guidance for responding to patients with an intellectual (learning) disability during COVID-19

28 May 2020

Clinical guidance for responding to patients with an intellectual (learning) disability during COVID-19
People with an intellectual (learning) disability are at a heightened risk of having a poor outcome from infection with COVID-19 in comparison to non-disabled people. The attached guidelines are being provided to health professionals to ensure equity for people with an intellectual disability. Please share this with your networks as appropriate.

This information is also available online at:  
https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus/covid-19-resources-health-professionals/covid-19-advice-all-health-professionals#intdisability