In May this year, the organisation People With Disability Australia (PWDA) launched a survey regarding COVID-19 vaccines rollout.
What they found was…
One of the most disturbing results was that only 30.6%, less than one in three respondents, felt that their doctors were well-informed about the COVID-19 vaccine. The lack of reliable information regarding potential complications creates another barrier to people with disability and is another strong indicator for vaccination hesitancy amongst people with disability.
Both support workers and people with a disability need to get vaccinated as soon as they possibly can