Published: March 18, 2020
feature image

Restrictions on Entry into Aged Care Facilities – Influenza Vaccinations

All states and territories have released directions (links below) that set out specific requirements with regard to entry into and visitors to residential aged care facilities. These directions give effect within each jurisdiction to the decisions made by National Cabinet that were announced by the Prime Minister on 18 March 2020.

The state and territory directions set out specific requirements in relation to influenza vaccinations.

Specifically, the requirements set out that individuals must not enter or remain on the premises of a residential aged care facility if the person does not have an up-to-date (i.e. 2020) vaccination against influenza, if such a vaccination is available to the person.

Residential aged care providers should work to have all staff vaccinated prior to 1 May 2020. If staff are not able to be vaccinated before 1 May 2020, then in line with the state and territory directions, staff should seek to have an up-to-date vaccination against influenza, as soon as such a vaccination is available to them.

Read more:

Restrictions on Entry into Aged Care Facilities – Influenza Vaccinations

18 March 2020 – Update on coronavirus measures

The directions are published on state/territory government websites as follows:

New South Wales
South Australia
Western Australia
Australian Capital Territory
Northern Territory

Contact manad plus

Send a message

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Give us a call

Management Advantage Pty Ltd
Suite 2, 430 Rae Street
Fitzroy North
VIC 3068
1300 62 62 32


1300 62 62 32