Review into infection control procedures announced

| 11 Sep 2017

The Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt, has called on the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency to undertake a review of the infectious disease management practices of residential aged care facilities. The review will look into the vaccination procedures for staff at aged care facilities, following a recent increase in flu-related resident deaths.

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Sophia Bolden

Communications Manager

Sophia Bolden is the Communications Manager at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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