COVID-19 and Aged Care: Some Previous Articles That Providers May Find Helpful

Since the COVID-19 pandemic commenced, Aged Care Essentials has provided articles to assist aged care providers in continuing to do what they do best - caring for residents. Below you'll find some of our most read articles of the last year.

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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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Serious Incident Response Scheme to Commence Early 2021: What Aged Care Providers Need to Know

The Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS) is set to commence in early 2021. Here’s what ...

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Managing Risks in the COVID New Normal: Why Your Aged Care Home Needs a Business Continuity Plan

On 28 October 2020, the Department of Health published the COVID-safe Framework for Nation...

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Top 5 Risks that Keep Residential Aged Care Managers Up at Night

The International Risk Management Standard ISO 31000:2018 defines risk as the “effect of u...

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Infection Control Spot Checks in Residential Aged Care: What Providers Need to Know

The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (ACQSC) is stepping up its program of infectio...

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COVID-19 Regulatory Changes: A Tool to Help Aged Care Providers Stay Up to Date

COVID-19 advice and obligations are changing almost weekly at the moment, so it can be dif...

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How to Communicate with Aged Care Consumers and Their Families About COVID-19

ACE has recently learned that some local Public Health Units (PHUs) are advising residenti...

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

In our recent survey of Infection Control and Outbreak Management Preparedness, 64% of res...

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What the ACQSC Will Do if Your Aged Care Home Breaches COVID-19 Infection Control Requirements

According to Non-Compliance Checker, between 1 July 2020 and 16 August 2020, the Aged Care...

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