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- 26 May 2020Newsletter
What’s new: Government invests $57 million to improve palliative care, conducting face-to-face Aged Care assessments and a the Industry Code for Visiting Residential Aged Care Homes during COVID-19 fact sheet
- 25 May 2020Newsletter
What's new: COVID-19 guide for home care providers, visiting aged care homes webinar, and information about the use of P2 masks.
- 19 May 2020Newsletter
What’s new: Reminder- Staff and visitor entry screening, Reminder- Stay at home if you are unwell and translated COVID-19 aged care resources
- 16 May 2020Newsletter
What’s new: Safe work Australia guides, emergency leave for aged care residents and translated COVID-19 aged care resources
- 14 May 2020Newsletter
What’s new: Aged Care Visitor Access Code, security of tenure during COVID-19, respite care during COVID-19 and International Nurses Day 2020
- 9 May 2020Newsletter
What’s new: Information for providers on COVID-19 outbreak management, aged care state and territory emergency contacts, key information related to work of the ACQSC, and veterans can access personal monitoring technology through DVA
- 7 May 2020Newsletter
Information about emergency personal monitoring technology for senior Australians, conducting dementia and cognition supplement assessments by videoconference, webinar reminder, and consultation closing on access code.
- 5 May 2020Newsletter
What’s new: Clarification around emergency CHSP COVID-19 funding, consultation open on Aged Care Visitor Access Code, rescheduled webinar alert, and the COVIDSafe app.
- 2 May 2020Newsletter
What’s new: New COVID-19 payment for residential aged care, Aged Care Visitor Access Code, accessing personal monitoring technology, rescheduled webinar – Friday May 8, guidance for symptom monitoring in health and aged care workers, and a new flu vaccination resource for RACFs.
- 30 April 2020Newsletter
What’s new: Information on COVID-19 preparedness, COVIDSafe app, and advice for aged care workers who work across multiple facilities.
- 28 April 2020Newsletter
What’s new: Recap on workforce support measures and assistance, Jobs Hub, personal monitoring technology for Senior Australians, Older person’s COVID-19 support line.
- 25 April 2020Newsletter
What’s new: ACQSC — Staff and visitor entry screening and actions to support quality care and safety during visitor restrictions, new in-reach pathology rapid testing and collection service and State and territory government directions.
- 23 April 2020Newsletter
What’s new: Recommendations on visitations, Announcement from Minister Colbeck about a support line for Senior Australians, and Additional support for CHSP meals providers seeking to increase capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- 18 April 2020Newsletter
What’s new: Updated information on flu vaccinations from Minister Colbeck, Reporting COVID-19 Outbreaks, Information about COVID-19 clusters and cases, Infection control in Home Care and Cessation of Home Care packages during COVID-19.
- 16 April 2020Newsletter
What’s new: FAQs for Workforce Support, Dementia free information and training, CHSP social support groups still on hold and COVID-19 tests and capability: Clarification on POCT
- 15 April 2020Newsletter
What’s new: Workforce measures, A reminder for all workers — if you are unwell stay at home and the fastest way to access Commonwealth support in the event of a COVID-19 case or outbreak.
- 9 April 2020Newsletter
What’s new: Welfare checks to ensure the wellbeing of senior Australians, New PPE resource, Access to food and shopping services, COVID-19 POCT Rapid Testing Kids, Supporting older Australians — a reminder of resources available, Dementia behaviour support and Reminder for Providers and Workers.
- 4 April 2020Newsletter
What’s new: Aged care workers must get flu vaccination, Update from the ACQSC — Contacts with home services, Reminder for RACFs — Compassionate Visits, Dementia behaviour support in a time of pandemic and COVID-19 Guide for Providers of In-Home Aged Care.
- 2 April 2020Newsletter
What’s new: COVID-19 outbreaks and available assistance, Wearing eye protection in Residential Aged Care Facilities, Investment in CVS services and Reminder of flu vaccinations for aged care workers.