Date published: 
14 June 2022
Type: 
Subscriber announcement
Intended audience: 
Health sector

Webinar recording available – Winter preparedness response

The Department is hosting a series of free webinars to help aged care providers to be ready for, respond to and recover from winter viruses such as influenza, as well as continuing to respond to the threat of COVID-19.

The second Winter Preparedness webinar was held on Thursday 2 June 2022 and is now available to watch on demand: Preparing your aged care service for winter – Response. The session included a moderated Q&A session with Departmental officials.

Rapid actions during the response phase of outbreak, based on preparations put in place during your readiness phase, will ensure services can address outbreaks early and lessen the potential impacts. You can find more details and resources on preparing for the winter season on our website: Prevent and prepare for COVID-19 in residential aged care.

The third and final webinar in the series will provide advice on the recovery phase after an outbreak, we will advise further details when they are confirmed