Statement from the Acting Chief Medical Officer and State and Territory Chief Health Officers: Advice on the use of masks for those exposed to bushfire smoke
The Acting Chief Medical Officer and State and Territory Chief Health Officers have released a statement for the general public and health professionals about the use of masks by people exposed to bushfire smoke.
You can upload shapefiles of the 2018 and 2015 Aged Care Planning Regions into your mapping software.
This collection contains the 2015 planning region maps for each state and territory, the correspondence of planning regions to Statistical Areas Level 2 (SA2s), and the planning region shapefile.
This document summarises interim recommendations for surveillance, infection control, laboratory testing and contact management for 2019-nCoV. It is the first national guidance issued for the novel coronavirus and will be developed into CDNA National Guidelines for Public Health Units 2019-nCoV.
Consultation Forums: Alternative Models for Allocating Residential Aged Care Places – Summary of Feedback
This document summarises the feedback from public consultation forums on different approaches to how we allocate residential aged care places.
The Health Professional Summary Sheets are based directly on the content of the Pregnancy Care Guidelines and include key information such as recommendations, information on tests and practice summaries.Part of a collection: Pregnancy Care Guidelines and related documents
These guides are for government-subsidised residential aged care providers. They provide advice on how to assess residents for pressure injuries, how to count the use of physical restraint, and how to record unplanned weight loss. They also include examples of how you can record the data.
These resources will help approved aged care service providers to use the My Aged Care service provider portal. They include fact sheets, guidelines, quick reference guides and videos.
This collection contains the 2018 planning region maps for each state and territory, the correspondence of planning regions to Statistical Areas Level 2 (SA2s), and the planning region shapefile.
This fact sheet for prescribers contains a list of available information and resources about prescribing psychotropic medications to people in aged care.
This guide gives people who use the My Aged Care assessor portal an overview of the portal and instructions on how to use it.
This user guide explains to administrators how to use the My Aged Care provider portal.
This user guide explains to team leaders and staff members how to use the My Aged Care provider portal.
This guide explains to Aged Care Assessment Teams (ACAT) how to register a representative to speak on an older person’s behalf, and how to add relationships in My Aged Care.
My Aged Care Quick Reference Guide 3 – Managing Referrals for Assessment and Support Plan Reviews (ACAT)
This guide explains to My Aged Care team leaders how to accept, reject, assign, un-assign and re-assign referrals to individual assessors, as well as how to transfer referrals between organisations.
This guide helps assessors refer older Australians to aged care services in the My Aged Care assessor portal, including the Commonwealth Home Support Programme and Multi-Purpose Services.