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News, newsletters and alerts starting from 2019 are listed below. For previous announcements see our web archive.
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Your aged care update #11, 2023
Your Aged Care Update #11: Inspector-General of Aged Care Bill, new Quality Indicators for residential aged care, and more
COVID-19 Aged Care Support Program Extension Grant (GO4863) – Reminder: closing date for applications
The Australian Government continues to support approved aged care providers with the additional costs associated with managing COVID-19 through the COVID-19 Aged Care Support Program Extension grant.
Your aged care update #10, 2023
Your Aged Care update #10: National Suicide Prevention for Seniors Program, Technological solutions for aged care webinar and more.
Protecting Older Australians – COVID-19 update – 15 March 2023
In this edition: reminders on effective IPC behaviours webinar, PPE preparedness packs, and closing applications for the Aged Care Support Program Extension Grant. More information on the 2023 COVID 19 Aged Care Support Program Forecast Opportunity and Moderna Bivalent (BA.4-5) for 12 years+ (PFS).
Your aged care update #09, 2023
Your Aged Care update #09: updated Home Care Package pricing report, palliative care resources, surveys and more
Webinar for the aged care sector: Effective infection prevention and control (IPC) behaviours
The Department of Health and Aged Care and the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission, is holding a webinar on effective IPC practices.
Your aged care update #08, 2023
Your aged care update #08: news about the reforms, sector news, information for residential care providers and more.
Protecting Older Australians – COVID-19 Update 6 March 2023
In this edition: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Preparedness Packs.
Protecting Older Australians – COVID-19 Update 3 March 2023
In this edition: expediting access to oral antiviral treatments, COVID-19 vaccine booster dose, COVID-19 guidance for aged care, the top 3 questions from our webinar on 23 March 2023, and how to contact the department.
Your Aged Care Update #07, 2023
Your Aged Care update #07: Have your say on aged care reforms, updated HCP monthly statement template and more