Visitor Access Codes

Industry Code for visiting aged care homes during COVID-19

An updated ‘Industry Code for Visiting in Aged Care', which aims to balance best practice safety measures in aged care with the rights and mental health of older Australians was released on Tuesday, 22 December 2021.

The revised version 6 of the Code, developed by 12 aged care consumer and provider organisations, follows extensive consultation with key stakeholders, including the general public, sector stakeholders, and health authorities.

The revised code: