Newsletters and alerts for the aged care sector

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News, newsletters and alerts starting from 2019 are listed below. For previous announcements see our web archive.

Health sector newsletters and alerts

Your Aged Care update #02, 2023

Your Aged Care update #02: 2023 Reminder to have your say against the Inspector‑General of Aged Care Bill, Care minutes reporting requirements, free online training, and more

Your Aged Care update issue #3, 2023

Your Aged Care update #03: Free business advice for eligible providers, Home Care Packages Program updates, and more

Protecting Older Australians – COVID-19 newsletter – 30 January 2023

In this issue: COVID-19 vaccination support; Reminder annual reporting for influenza vaccinations in aged care; and Changes to how services request Commonwealth COVID-19 Support , including RAT kits, PCR testing, Oral antiviral treatments, workforce and PPE.

Protecting Older Australians – COVID-19 newsletter – 20 January 2023

In this issue: Learn about COVID-19 safe behaviours, reducing risk to staff and visitors, using PPE and accessing oral antiviral treatments.

Your Aged Care Update newsletter issue #01, 2023

Your Aged Care Update #01: 2023 Residents' Experience Surveys launch, QFR requirements, HCP provider manual updates and more

Protecting Older Australians – COVID-19 update 13 January 2023

In this edition: Reporting of aged care residents and staff influenza vaccinations; Oversight of the Commission's infection prevention and control (IPC); 2023 COVID-19 support for aged care and helpful resources

Protecting Older Australians – Message from the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Paul Kelly

Message from the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Paul Kelly

Protecting Older Australians – Preparedness advice and guidance over the festive season – 22 December 2022

In this edition: Preparedness advice and guidance; Departmental operational hours over the holidays; emergency provisions for home care recipient respite care; COVID-19 shelf life for oral antiviral treatment and helpful resources

Aged Care Alert – Reminder: Star Ratings provider preview closes 17 December

Providers of residential aged care services are reminded that their Star Ratings preview period closes 17 December 2022.

A message from Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Alison McMillan – December 2022

A newsletter from Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Alison McMillan with updates from the nursing and midwifery sector, some personal priorities and highlights, and an insight on what's happening across the Department of Health and Aged Care.
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