Aged care providers (non-residential)
Requirements for aged care providers (non-residential) of supports for older people when COVID-19 is in the community.
As providers, the safety and wellbeing of your staff and the people you support is paramount. Health providers must manage the complexity of balancing the need for people to connect with their whanau and communities to receive care and to limit the risk of transmission.
Many older people may have underlying conditions that make them at a higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19. People should take extra precautions to keep safe and providers should ensure they protect staff and the people they support appropriately.
COVID-19 risk assessment should be used to consider:
In relation to individual service delivery providers should also consider: