Coronavirus (COVID-19) – National aged care guidance – aged care visitation guidelines

Guidance and advice for aged care providers on visitation based on the COVID-19 situation within the community.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – National aged care guidance – aged care visitation guidelines

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Guideline
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Health sector
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English
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The Australian Health Protection Principal Committee has endorsed visitation guidance for residential aged care facilities with advice on visitation arrangements depending on the COVID-19 situation within the community.



Note: some jurisdictions may have more specific requirements/arrangements in place.

The guidelines include information based on a 3-tier escalation framework for residential aged care facilities on:

  • restriction of entry
  • care and support in regards to visitation
  • visitation limitations and information
  • external appointments or gatherings.

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