Aged and residential care

COVID-19 infection prevention and control guidance for residential aged care facilities, multi-purpose services, community residential care group homes, hostels and refuges.


Last updated 21 April 2021

Residential Aged Care Facilities, Multi-Purpose Services, Community Residential Care Group Homes, Hostels and Refuges (PDF)

Published: 10 November 2020 | Size: 615 KB, 35 pages

This document provides infection prevention and control (IPAC) guidance for residential aged care facilities (RACFs), multi-purpose services (MPS), community residential care group homes, hostels and refuges when COVID-19 is suspected/probable/confirmed in a resident, health/care or visitor.


Outbreak Management Checklist for Residential Aged Care Facilities (PDF)

Published: 3 August 2020 | Size: 337 KB, 12 pages

This checklist is designed to guide and assist residential aged care facilities in identifying and managing an outbreak of COVID-19.


Outbreak Management Preparedness Assessment for Residential Aged Care Facilities (PDF)

Published: 3 August 2020 | Size: 121 KB, 9 pages

This document is designed to guide and support Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACFs) to assess their preparedness for a potential COVID-19 outbreak.


RACF COVID-19 PPE Train the Trainer package (PPT)

Published: 20 October 2020 | Size: 19.5 MB, 89 slides

Designed as an introductory guide to infection prevention and control Standard and Transmission-Based Precautions, and for Train the Trainer for Residential Aged Care facilities to implement training on the use of PPE.


RACF COVID-19 PPE Train the Trainer package (PDF)

Updated: 20 October 2020 | Size: 9.1 MB, 158 pages

Designed as an introductory guide to infection prevention and control Standard and Transmission-Based Precautions, and for Train the Trainer for Residential Aged Care facilities to implement training on the use of PPE.