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Guide to the establishment of an aged care health emergency response operations centre

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Publication date: 
21 August 2020
Publication type: 
Strategy or framework
Intended audience: 
General public
Description: 

The Australian Government’s Guide to Establishment of an Aged Care Health Emergency Response Operations Centre complements existing emergency response planning for the aged care sector. 

It is based on lessons learned from the Victorian Aged Care Response Centre and COVID-19 outbreaks in aged care across the country.

This guide provides a nationally consistent approach to the establishment and operation, of an Aged Care Health Emergency Response Operations Centre.

The document covers

  • when can an aged care health emergency operations centre be established?
  • operations centre structure
  • planning the establishment of an operations centre.
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