This document responds to questions put to the Commission at the ‘Regulation of workforce-related responsibilities including 24/7 on site registered nurse and care minutes’ webinar held on 18 April 2023. The information is current as at 17 May 2023.
This document responds to questions put to the Commission at the ‘Aged care sector reforms – current status and what’s next?’ webinar held on 15 December 2022. The information is current as at 15 May 2023.
This fact sheet provides an overview for residential aged care staff (including chefs, cooks, food service and care staff) on the requirements and importance of residents’ rights to making choices about their food, drink and dining experience.
Supporting a resident’s choice to accept risks can help them to live the life they choose. The Aged Care Charter of Rights states that residents must be enabled to make choices, including where those choices involve personal risk.
You need to wear an appropriate mask in aged care homes to prevent the spread of germs including viruses that cause colds, flu and COVID-19. Learn how to put your P2 or N95 mask on and fit check in this short video.
Hand hygiene is about cleaning your hands. It is an important part of how you protect yourself from getting sick and it helps to keep you and the person you care for safe. Learn how to clean your hands with handwashing through this short video.
A fact sheet that introduces the responsibility for providers to notify the Commission within 14 days about changes that materially impact their suitability as an approved provider and of a change to their key personnel.