New Restrictive Practices Requirements Starting 1 July 2021: What Aged Care Providers Need to Know

The Government is planning to introduce new restrictive practices requirements for residential aged care homes from 1 July 2021. Here’s what you need to know.

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Clinical Governance Requirements for COVID Vaccination Clinics at Residential Aged Care Facilities

As part of Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout, residential aged care providers are requi...

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Can Residential Aged Care Providers Insist That Staff Receive COVID-19 Vaccinations?

The Department of Health maintains that “vaccination of aged care residents and those who ...

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NDIS Requirements For Aged Care: Are Your Worker Screening Checks Still Valid?

On 1 December 2020, residential aged care providers who deliver services to National Disab...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout set for Residential Aged Care in Feb 2021 – the Key Points

The COVID-19 vaccine is set to be rolled out to Residential Aged Care Homes in late Februa...

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Managing COVID-19 in a Residential Aged Care Facility: The First 24 Hours Checklist UPDATED

On 27 January 2021, the Department of Health updated its Fact Sheet: First 24 Hours – Mana...

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Residential Aged Care Assessments: What to Expect in 2021

The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (ACQSC) recently released its Sector Performan...

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Aged Care Law Monitor January 2021: A Tool to Help you Stay Up to Date with Legal Changes

Struggling to keep up with the latest COVID-19 infection control requirements? How about v...

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A COVID-Safe Christmas for Aged Care: Key Infection Control Resources for Providers

The recent outbreak in Sydney’s Northern Beaches is a stark reminder that while things hav...

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Is Your Risk Management System Effective Enough to Pass an Aged Care Quality Assessment?

With the upcoming Serious Incident Response Scheme and the ongoing threat of COVID-19, ris...

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Infection Control Leads: Summary of Requirements and Deadlines for Aged Care Providers

Residential aged care facilities are now required to appoint a clinical staff member as an...

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