Australia: government announces COVID-19 measures to support community care sector, including rapid response teams for home care providers and guarantee of supplies of protective equipment

The Australian federal government has announced measures to support home care providers:

– Rapid response teams out to home care providers to support teams once there has been an outbreak at their practice
– Guaranteed supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE)
– Measures to support with workforce issues, including potential use of graduates and students and loosening visa requirements

https://www.australianageingagenda.com.au/2020/03/16/home-care-providers-to-get-covid-19-rapid-response-teams/

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