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Guidance for residential aged care facilities during the COVID-19 vaccine program to support the triage process and scenario mapping.
The webinar on 4 March is for disability providers and peak bodies on the Phase 1a COVID-19 vaccine rollout to the disability sector. This webinar will also answer participants’ questions.
This webinar on 4 March is part of a series for primary care and allied health practitioners on the COVID-19 response. The panel will provide key updates and answer participants’ questions.
The Electronic Prescriptions Security and Access Policy describes how health care provider organisations must manage the security and integrity of their software, to make sure they dispense electronic prescriptions securely.
These guidelines provide the background, principles, eligibility criteria and operational procedures of the More Doctors for Rural Australia Program. The guidelines assist Rural Workforce Agencies to administer the program.
Public Health Laboratory Network (PHLN) statement on the use of saliva as an alternative specimen for the diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19).
This fact sheet describes the AN-ACC Funding Model - Information for people in need of Residential Respite services
An information sheet on the new allied health program. Residential aged care facilities who have had 2 or more cases of COVID-19 (as of 23 October 2020) are eligible for an allied health group therapy program.
An information sheet on the allied health group therapy program aimed at improving physical functioning of RACF residents.
Hints and tips for planning and delivering COVID-19 vaccination clinics in residential aged care facilities.
A checklist outlining the site requirements for COVID-19 vaccination clinics at residential aged care facilities.
An overview of consent in the RACF context and linking to COVID-19 vaccine consent materials.
This manual is for government-subsidised residential aged care providers. It includes the definitions for each quality indicator and describes how to collect and submit your quality indicator data.
This list sets out the prostheses that private health insurers must pay benefits for (if the patient is covered) and the benefit amount. The latest version is effective from 1 March 2021. Prostheses include surgically implanted prostheses, human tissue items and other medical devices.
COVID-19 – other support and programme initiatives for Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) providers
Information about the support available to CHSP providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Here are some examples of social media posts that you could use across your social media platforms. Please feel free to change the content as you see fit. There are also some social media tiles (graphics) that you can use to accompany the posts.
This webinar on 25 February is part of a series for general practitioners on the COVID-19 response and the vaccine rollout. The panel will provide key updates and answer participants’ questions.
Clinical guidance for COVID-19 immunisation providers and program staff.Part of a collection: COVID-19 vaccination – Advice for COVID-19 vaccine providers
This spreadsheet lists the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items assigned to a clinical category or treatments list for private health insurance hospital policies. It provides a description, schedule fee, and benefit amount for each MBS item.
This manual helps approved providers of Home Care Packages to understand their responsibilities. It provides information about fees and charges, care planning, package inclusions and exclusions, package budgets, reporting and responding to special needs.
The schedule lists the daily rates of subsidies and supplements for government-subsidised aged care. It includes rates for home care, residential aged care, transition care and short-term restorative care (STRC).
COVID vaccination – ‘Staff’ definition for Phase 1A inclusion in residential aged and disability care facilities
Aged care staff eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in phase 1a include all people working at a residential aged care facility who are responsible for resident care, support and services for residents, maintenance and administration.