Webinar on in home and community aged care COVID-19 preparedness
This webinar focused on 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.
The webinar addressed 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.
It was hosted by the Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck.
It brought together the following experts:
- Dr Chloe Ryan, Medical Officer, Department of Health
- Commissioner Ms Janet Anderson PSM, Australian Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission
- Dr Jenny Firman, Chief Health Officer, Department of Veterans’ Affairs
- Mr Michael Lye, Deputy Secretary Ageing and Aged Care, Department of Health
- Dr James Branley, Head of Infectious Diseases, Nepean Hospital
- Professor Chris Poulos, Head of Research and Aged Care Clinical Services, HammondCare
- Mr Nick Morgan, Assistant Secretary, Home Support and Assessment Branch, Department of Health
- an update on the Australian Government’s response to COVID-19
- infection control in aged care and home care environments
- epidemic planning for the home care environment
- the health plan to fight COVID-19
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- Click on the Webinar link. This will take you to the webinar page.
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