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IPC online tools

Infection prevention and control is a critical component of delivering safe and quality care for your aged care consumers. You have responsibilities to ensure that your policies, practices, and processes are up to date, and that your staff have the required level of training and competence to manage infection prevention and control. 

This page helps you find key guidance and resources around IPC. 

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Find state, territory and commonwealth guidance relevant to you.


Self-assessment checklists

Find IPC Governance checklists to self-assess your preparedness.


Key IPC Resources

Find resources and information about IPC topics.


The information contained in the IPC online tool is intended to provide you with general guidance to help you access the information you need on IPC. However, it is your responsibility to make your own assessment about IPC requirements in your setting and prioritise the appropriate level of guidance where there are discrepancies. The IPC online tool is not intended to be and should not be regarded as legal advice. You should seek legal advice or other professional advice, if appropriate. 

Every effort is made by the Commission to ensure that the information in the IPC online tool is accurate and up to date. However, the Commission does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or currency of the information provided. A lot of the information included is owned and managed by other organisations, so from time to time, some of the links may not work.

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