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A fourth aged care resident from Dorothy Henderson Lodge with coronavirus has died, the provider has confirmed.
The Department of Health has launched a new process for aged care providers to order personal protective supplies and a new learning module for aged care workers.
A Queensland aged care provider has implemented new screening and access restrictions including temperature checks for staff and visitors.
A group of five aged care industry bodies says the government’s $445 million funding boost is not enough for already struggling providers to maintain essential services during the coronavirus pandemic.
The consumer peak body for older Australians is calling on aged care providers to apply new visitor restrictions safely and sensibly and not in an unnecessarily strict manner.
Aged care providers can offer more hours to international students on their staff to address workforce shortages as part Commonwealth measures to combat the impact of coronavirus.
As coronavirus continues to spread in Australia, we know those in the aged care sector are keen to understand how it will impact them and the vulnerable people they support.
Users advised the new health department training resource on coronavirus works best in Google Chrome as heavy demand impedes access.
Aged care facilities are tightening up screening and access practices in response to advice to restrict visitor access to help protect residents from coronavirus.
The Department of Health has developed a 30-minute online education course for care workers about protecting themselves and care recipients from infection with coronavirus.
A South Australian aged care provider has teamed up with the state government and two training services to deliver a new aged traineeship program to mature-aged individuals.
The Communicable Diseases Network of Australia has released national guidelines for preventing and managing outbreaks of coronavirus in residential aged care.
West Australian aged care provider Amana Living has launched an education and mentoring program for new nurses and allied health professionals with 10 recent graduates starting placements this month.