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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – National aged care guidance – visitation recommended actions by tier

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Publication date: 
12 November 2020
Last updated: 
19 November 2020
Publication type: 
Guideline
Intended audience: 
Health sector
Description: 

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.