COVID-19 Coronavirus Telehealth Services Criteria


Are you eligible for Telehealth services?

Under new Government guidelines, depending upon your circumstances, you may be eligible for psychology sessions via the phone or video link such as FaceTime or Skype. 

If you suspect you or a family member has coronavirus (COVID-19) you should call (not visit) your GP or ring:
National Coronavirus Hotline on 1800 020 080.
Western Australian Coronavirus Hotline on: 1800 300 243.

WA Department of Health COVID clinic criteria:
https://www.healthywa.wa.gov.au/Articles/A_E/COVID-clinics


Telehealth services are available if you meet the following criteria:


People isolating themselves at home on the advice of a medical practitioner, in accordance with the home isolation guidance issued by the AHPPC.

People who meet the current national triage protocol criteria for suspected COVID-19 infection after consultation with either the national COVID-19 hotline, state COVID-19 hotlines, registered medical or nursing practitioner or COVID-19 Trained health clinic triage staff.

People aged over 70yrs,

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people aged over 50

People with chronic health conditions,

People who are immunocompromised,

Parents with babies 12mths and under, And  

People who are pregnant.



COVID-19 clinic locations – 8.00 am to 8.00 pm daily 

Royal Perth Hospital – Ground Floor, Ainslie House, 48 Murray Street, Perth 
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital – C Block, Hospital Avenue, Nedlands 
Fiona Stanley Hospital – Bedbrook Row, north-eastern end of hospital, Murdoch


COVID-19 Clinics Frequently Asked Questions

https://www.healthywa.wa.gov.au/~/media/Files/Corporate/general%20documents/Infectious%20diseases/PDF/Coronavirus/FAQ%20-%20COVID-19%20Clinics.pdf

Lifepath Psychology – Coronavirus protocol


At Lifepath Psychology the health and welfare of our clients, staff and practitioners is of utmost importance to us.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Federal & State Government, Health Regulatory Body and Health Department have advised suitable protocols are followed to minimise the potential exposure to clients.

IMPORTANT – BEFORE BOOKING AN APPOINTMENT

If you have ANY of these symptoms:

Fever,

Cough,

Sore Throat,

Shortness of Breath

AND

Travelled overseas in the last 14 days

Had close contact with someone diagnosed with or suspected of having coronavirus in the last 14 days before getting sick.

Please inform reception staff when making your appointment.


If you become sick prior to your appointment, please immediately call our office on 64960039 so reception can triage your suitability to attend the clinic.



Under new Government guidelines, depending upon your circumstances, you may be eligible for psychology sessions via the phone or video link such as FaceTime or Skype.
Clients that may be eligible are:

  • People in home isolation or quarantine as a result of coronavirus,
  • People aged over 70yrs,
  • People with chronic diseases,
  • Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people aged over 50,
  • People who are immunocompromised,
  • Pregnant people, and
  • Parents with babies

We thank you for your assistance and support during this time.

Kind Regards
Lifepath Psychology Team