Aged Care Intensive - COVID-19 Impact
Start time 23 Jul 2020 9:00am (Australia - Melbourne)
End time 23 Jul 2020 11:00am (Australia - Melbourne)
Location Live Stream Only
Catering Not included
Designed for Legal practitioners
Product Code S20165
CPD Units:

Substantive Law: 2.0
(includes GST)

Aged Care Intensive - COVID-19 Impact

23 Jul 2020 9:00am - 23 Jul 2020 11:00am (Australia - Melbourne)
Live Stream Only

Aged Care Update 

This session provides a review of recent, significant legislative updates, cases and trends in Aged Care including:

  • Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Bupa Aged Care Australia Pty Ltd [2020] FCA 602;
  • Quality of Care Amendment (Reviewing Restraints Principles) Principles 2019;
  • Aged Care Legislation Amendment (Emergency Leave) Bill 2020;
  • Sexual Assault Case and Legal Liability (Bupa Nursing Home Case);
  • Changes to The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Act 2018 (Act) and Department of Health since 1 January 2020.

Presented by: Dr Melanie Tan, Senior Associate, Russell Kennedy

Aged Care and COVID-19 - Impact on Legal Advice and Practice  

This session will discuss the current challenges and issues facing legal practitioners including:

  • Implications of COVID-19 on legal practice in the sector;
  • Advising clients in an aged care facility-access;
  • Vulnerable clients/residents (illness, dementia, mental capacity) and COVID-19.

Who is Liable - COVID-19

This session will address the question of liability of the aged care facility including:

  • Patients contracting COVID-19 in the aged care facility;
  • Protecting Aged Care staff and workers - employer liability.