NSW CHO advice for Aged Care, Disability and Home Care Services

Posted on 11 January 2022

The advice for residential aged and disability care facilities, and home care service providers as at 10 January 2022 has been updated on the following web pages:

The advice has been updated to align with the recent changes to contact management and overseas arrivals in NSW. 

There have also been additional updates to the information for residential aged care facilities including:

  • The addition of information for RAT and PCR testing
  • Change to the information for staff – NSW Ministry of Health Aged Care Branch has endorsed the Commonwealth Permissions and Restrictions Framework for Workers in Residential Aged Care Facilities – Interim Guidance for private residential aged care facilities and community aged care providers
  • NSW Health facilities should continue to use the NSW Health - Health Care Worker COVID-19 Exposure Risk Assessment Matrix