Tag Archive for: Department of Health

Infection Control Program Lotterywest presentation

To make sure the program remains relevant to sector needs representatives including regional representation have formed a reference group.

Industry update: More public health measures will be phased out in WA

Restrictions on travel to remote Aboriginal communities will ease however some communities may choose to still apply their own restrictions.

Industry update: We’re on a roll, WA

The campaign will run through to August across TV, radio, press, out of home, digital channels, and community activations.

Industry update: RAT collection expanding to drive-throughs

This makes it even more convenient for close contacts with no symptoms to collect RATs as part of the requirement to undertake a daily RAT before leaving their place of isolation.

Preparedness for Border Opening

Hear from speakers at the Health Department, Department of Premier and Cabinet and Department of Communities.

Health Worker (Restrictions on Access) Directions

There is a possibility that the Directions will apply to your entire workforce, staff who are in the same building or location as staff who perform these tasks.

COVID-19 Vaccines — Information session for frontline community services

The Department of Health, WACOSS and Shelter WA are inviting frontline community services employees to attend an online information session.

Lodging House Review

The Department of Health sought to gain a better understanding of the potential impacts on and opinions of industry, local government, other government agencies and members of the public associated with the management of public health risks in lodging houses.

Aged Care Services

The Commonwealth Department of Health has invited Shelter WA to participate in a review of aged care services for older people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Housing Consultation Summary

The Department of Health has reviewed the State health legislation related to housing.

FaCS Bulletin

This FaCS Bulletin from the Department of Finance has information about the 2020-21 indexation rate for community services.

Update on PPE

PPE guidelines have been approved by the Chief Medical Officer and need to be ratified by the State Disaster Council prior to release.

Community Sector Partnership Team – Resources/Information

A message from the Community Sector Partnership Team at the Department of Communities.

Access to PPE

We are acutely aware that access to PPE is a critical issue for the housing and homelessness sector and we are continuing our advocacy for access in partnership with other peaks.

Community Sector Partnership Team – Mental Health Initiatives

An update from the Community Sector Partnership Team at the Department of Communities in relation to mental health initiatives.

Community Sector Partnership Team – Housing Information

An update from the Community Sector Partnership Team at the Department of Communities in relation to important temporary changes to housing policies.