Webinar: COVID-19 updates for people living in aged care homes

You’re invited to a free webinar, to learn about the latest COVID-19 updates for people living in aged care homes.  

The Older Person’s Advocacy Network (OPAN) is hosting the event, which will take place on Monday, 21 February.

What will the event cover?

An expert panel of aged care and medical professionals will discuss new updates and initiatives in residential aged care, including:

  • the latest information on the COVID-19 response in aged care

  • booster shot rollouts in residential aged care

  • new COVID-19 treatments

  • new visiting guidelines for residential aged care facilities

  • making informed decisions

  • where to turn with further questions.

You will also have the chance to ask about what the changes will mean for you during a live Q&A.

Who are the speakers?

  • Professor Michael Kidd, Deputy Chief Medical Officer and Principal Medical Advisor, Department of Health

  • Craig Gear OAM, CEO, Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN)

  • Ian Yates, CEO, Council on the Ageing (COTA)

  • Angela Raguz, General Manager of Residential Care, HammondCare

Event details

Putting aged care residents first: Latest COVID-19 updates and initiatives

Date: Monday, 21 February 2022

Time: 11:30am-12:30pm AEDT

Registration: Register online through Eventbrite

If you register but can't watch on the day, you will be sent a replay link.

More information

For more information about OPAN, or to watch past webinars, visit the OPAN website.

News and updates

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