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Latest Department of Health Updates

Australian Emergency Management Handbooks have been recommended by the Department of Health to support providers in refining their emergency plans. CLICK HERE for the Handbooks.

Ensure you are familiar with the evacuation policies and procedures with bushfire season upon us. The department has released the latest Evacuation Decision Guidelines for Private Health and Residential Care Facilities to guide your evacuation planning. CLICK HERE to access the information.

The department will be sending letters out to current Home Care Package recipients to inform them of the changes happening from 27th February 2017. If your client/patient has any questions about this letter, please direct them to their Home Care Package provider or alternatively please refer to the My Aged Care website.