Latest aged care News

COVID-19 testing criteria to be expanded in WA
We are looking for all quiet achievers
Strict physical distancing in place across shire
Flu vaccination more important than ever during month of April
Community Visitors volunteers must receive dementia-specific training
National College Australia Launches Student Experience Journey Mapping Project SX
Flu vaccine should be free for all Australians: Greens
RACGP issues new advice for people to get flu vaccinations earlier than usual
JobKeeper payments should support temporary visa holders
Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) Advice to National Cabinet on 30 March 2020
Tiny party but lots of love for new centenarian
Increased flexibility for production of hand sanitiser to bolster supplies
Support to keep people active and healthy as COVID-19 restrictions continue
Changes to operations at WA TAFE colleges from Monday
NSW latest coronavirus data as at 28 March
Restrictions for Residential Aged Care Facilities (New Declaration COVID-19), South Australia
COVID-19 testing criteria expanded in WA
COVID-19 Council update: 27 March
A “Virtual First” Approach for Aged Care
Centralised shopping adds to health risk
UniSA working on ‘pandemic drone’ to detect coronavirus
Coronavirus update on Council services and facilities
Coronavirus update 26 March
ANZ pledges $1.5m to community partners supporting Australia’s most vulnerable
Nurses and midwives boost for COVID-19 response
Calls for Heating and Ventilation to be Confirmed as an Essential Service
Dementia Help Sheets to navigate coronavirus COVID-19
Planned telehealth expansion welcome, but must look beyond doctors alone
ANMF calls on community to stay home to stop spread of COVID-19
Perth-based cannabis trial hits exciting milestone
COVID-19: is it time for Australians to make future medical decisions?
Further economic stimulus measures welcomed and further steps to be taken
Extension of stimulus measures to vital community services sector welcome, larger rescue package needed
Advice for aged care facilities and visitors to residents
$2.6 million for coronavirus research, including a new simpler Australian pathology test
Fast-tracking research into treatments for COVID-19
Measures to support Senior Australians and those who care for them
Additional measures for indoor venues
An update from Dementia Australia
Aged care funding injection a welcome response to challenges COVID-19 poses for aged care providers
Skills To Support Victoria’s Economy
Carinity enforcing strict Coronavirus control measures
Restrictions placed on visits to aged care facilities
Safety – respect – compassion
Nursing students are only one SOLUTION in RESPONDING to COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Strengthened guidelines to protect aged care residents
Greens call on Treasurer to support not-for-profit and community sector
ANMF calls for immediate stop on all non-essential visits to nursing homes