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Aged Care Alert | Flu vaccination mandates in the aged care sector in 2022

Australia - May 27 2022 Residential aged care facilities Whilst the current Commonwealth Government has not made it clear whether they will mandate flu vaccinations in aged…

Anita Courtney, Matthew Goessler, Johanna Heaven, Libby Pallot

Aged Care Alert | Aged care reform on hold; the Aged Care Royal Commission Response Bill no 2. no longer proceeding.

Australia - May 19 2022 The reform agenda anticipated in the wake of the Aged Care Royal Commission Final Report has been halted by the election. Last year the Aged Care and…

Anita Courtney, Matthew Goessler, Johanna Heaven

Senate to debate proposed restrictive practices amendments

Australia - March 25 2022 In September 2021, the second tranche of legislative reform stemming from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety (Royal Commission)…

Anita Courtney, Matthew Goessler, Johanna Heaven, Despina Hrambanis

Key Personnel changes coming to Aged Care - what providers need to know

Australia - February 25 2022 The Aged Care and Other Legislation Amendment (Royal Commission Response No. 2) Bill 2021 (“Bill”) was meant to commence 1 March of this year…

Anita Courtney, Johanna Heaven

COVID-19 visitation rules: managing visitors who oppose visitation requirements

Australia - February 18 2022 The Omicron variant of COVID-19 has posed a significant challenge to the aged care sector. The indiscriminant spread of COVID-19 through the sector…

Anita Courtney, Matthew Goessler