Tag: COVID-19 Aged Care

Residential aged care staff experiencing surge in COVID-19 infections

As of January 11, 2024, Australia is experiencing 459 active COVID-19 outbreaks in residential aged care facilities, with a total of 3,195...

Catholic Health Australia calls for vaccination of community aged care workers

Catholic Health Australia (CHA), which represents not for profit residential and home-based aged care service providers, has called for National Cabinet to...

Updated: COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for aged care workers

National Cabinet has tonight agreed to make COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for residential aged care workers with the first jab by mid-September 2021.

Mandatory vaccination proposal splits aged care

Aged care industry representatives are split over a proposal to make COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for workers, with some operators concerned additional demands...

Cleaning in aged care: Why disinfection and hygiene must stay a priority

Whiteley cleaning products helped Australians during wartime and the Covid-19 pandemic. Why they believe the importance of infection prevention is only going...

‘Need for a community conversation’: Covid-19 highlighted aged care expectations

Infection control, the cost of appropriate PPE and inconsistent messaging from authorities were highlighted as critical aspects by providers during Covid-19 outbreaks...

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