Lack of infection prevention competence and confidence among health and aged care workers revealed by Australian outbreak

Eileen Wood
Updated July 17 2020 - 2:46pm, first published 1:44pm
Nursing home outbreak provides valuable lessons, says infection control specialist
Nursing home outbreak provides valuable lessons, says infection control specialist

The COVID-19 outbreak in Australia has highlighted a widespread lack of infection prevention and control (IPC) competence and confidence among healthcare and residential aged care facility (RACF) workers, according to one of Australia's leading infectious control specialists.

Eileen Wood

Eileen Wood

Senior Journalist

I'm a senior news journalist at The Senior newspaper, the leading publication bringing targeted news on issues affecting older Australians. We cover NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania, SA and WA. If you have a story idea I would love to hear it. You can email me: eileen.wood@thesenior.com.au or phone The Senior 02-4355-5000, mob. 0487 495 805

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