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Disability support workers 'underequipped and overlooked' during COVID-19

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There is an urgent lack of personal protective equipment available for disability workers and the people they support, a new report warns.

Researchers at UNSW Sydney spoke to 2,341 disability workers about their experiences during the COVID-19 outbreak, and found that many felt anxious and unsafe while working.   

Workers said pre-existing issues in the disability service system were converging to cause unprecedented risks throughout the pandemic. 

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Source:
Luke Michael, 2020, Probono Australia (https://probonoaustralia.com.au)

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