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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
Reminder – Webinar: Update on COVID-19 in aged care
A reminder for aged care providers that we are hosting a webinar which will focus on COVID Safe behaviours, PCR testing practices and an update on the latest advice from the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) on the 2023 COVID-19 booster doses.
Your Aged Care Update #06, 2023
Your Aged Care Update #06: Residents’ Experience Surveys, register for webinars and training, and more
Your Aged Care Update #05, 2023
Your Aged Care Update #05: new Quality Indicators, webinars and online training, and more.