Webinar on Aged Care IPC Update Thursday 3 June 2021

In light of the developing situation in Victoria, the Department of Health is hosting a webinar as a timely reminder for the aged care sector on the importance of maintaining Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) practices to protect aged care residents and staff, and encouraging aged care workers to get vaccinated. Presenters at the webinar will include: Allison McMillian, Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, Nigel McGothigan, Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) lead in Canberra, Dr Melanie Wroth, Chief Clinical Advisor, Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission

Date: Thursday, June 3 2021
Time: 9:00 am to 9:45 am AEST
Cost: FREE

You do not need to RSVP for the webinar, and there is no limit to the number of participants.

To participate in the live webinar, follow these steps:

  • Click on the Webinar link.
  • To start a live webinar, click on the ‘launch’ button (no log in is required). For upcoming webinars, this button will only appear 15 minutes prior to the event start time, and once launched will only display a holding image in the video player.
  • After you click on the ‘launch’ button, you will see a video player – this is where you will watch the webinar. For upcoming webinars there will also be a chat window which you can use to submit your questions.
  • You can test whether you can watch the live webinar from your device before the event. If the video pauses, please refresh your web browser by pressing F5 on your keyboard.

More information can be found on the department’s website and a video of the webinar will be available on-demand on Friday afternoon with captions and transcript to follow.

Recipients are encouraged to distribute and promote the webinar through your respective networks.