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Providers of Commonwealth funded aged care services will temporarily be able to offer more hours to international students to ensure the care of senior and vulnerable Australians, as part of the campaign to combat the impact of coronavirus (COVID 19).
The National Cabinet today announced additional funding of $444.6 million for the aged care sector to ensure the continuity of the aged care workforce.
We brought together aged care, health and infectious disease experts to discuss the role and capacity of home care providers, Community Home Support Programme providers and the assessment workforce as part of the national response to COVID-19.
This letter is from the Chief Medical Officer to aged care providers. It’s on the COVID-19 outbreak and outlines the Australian Government's current and future support for the central role aged care providers play in our national response.
Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy's letter to doctors about the COVID-19 outbreak and the Commonwealth’s support for the central role doctors play in our national response.
This letter is for aged care providers to read and share with services. It's on the importance of infection control and health emergency planning in residential care.