Protecting Vulnerable Victorians: A COVID-19 webinar for Victorian residential aged care

The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services has assembled a panel of experts to discuss a range of important issues to assist aged care providers, residential management and care staff to reduce the risk and impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) infection for residents and staff.

Facilitated by

  • Professor Joseph Ibrahim, Consultant Geriatrician, Ballarat Health

Update on the COVID-19 situation in Victoria

  • Dr Annaliese Van Diemen, Public Health Commander COVID-19 Incident Management Team
  • Deputy Chief Health Officer, Victorian Department of Health and Human Services

Infection prevention and control

  • Noleen Bennett, Infection Control Consultant, VICNISS

Planning for the impact of an outbreak

  • Associate Professor Dr Lisa Clinnick, Director Aged Care Services, Ballarat Health

Pre-emptive resident care preparations

  • Dr Andrea Bree, Consultant Geriatrician, Eastern Health Residential InReach Service

Responding to ill residents

  • Professor Kirsty Buising, Infectious disease physician, Royal Melbourne Hospital

To access the live stream webinar click on COVID-19 webinar for Vic RACS
This webinar will be made available on the department’s Coronavirus website shortly.
A follow-up email will be forwarded with the link.

The latest updates and advice on the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) website can be found here.