From Aged Care Access, Quality and Compliance, Department of Health
As the high risk season for major Australian weather events and bushfires approaches it is vital that all aged care services are well prepared and able to respond to a range of emergency events.
Maintaining quality care under these circumstances requires effective emergency risk management planning by providers and support from all levels of government.
It is important that you are well prepared for any events which may impact your service in the future. A list of considerations is attached to assist you in your preparations.