In regards to this, the following updates have been mentioned:
If extended support is required in residential support settings, a collaboration of four large and experienced providers, headed by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) can offer support and other resources as and when required.
- For the Victoria region, Aspen Medical has been chosen as the first clinical response channel for any and all outbreaks. This is meant to ensure provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as well as other forms of support in the residential sector.
- For additional support workers and staff help, a dedicated web page has been setup here, on the NDIS website.
- Foreigners who are involved academically involved with patient care, nursing or the like, will be exempt from the maximum 40 hour work limit within the 2 week period, in order to help the community with an increased supply of workforce.
For further information and to read the press release, please click the link below with includes the data
as published the 21st of August, 2020.
Press Release on gov.au