Visiting aged care facilities

The outbreak of any virus in an aged care facility can cause significant problems. For this reason we have put in place some restrictions on visitors to aged care facilities.

In Queensland, from 1 May 2020, anyone wanting to visit an aged care facility must have a flu vaccination, unless they have a medical reason not to have the vaccine.

Some people are not allowed to enter aged care facilities, regardless of the purpose of visit.

If you are sick, you should not visit anyone in an aged care facility.

Keeping connected is important, so consider keeping in touch by phone or video calls.

Who can visit a residential aged care facility? Volunteers, health workers, a visitor who is providing end-of-life support, family or support person, aged care staff, a prospective resident, emergency workers and police

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