Gastro-Info Gastroenteritis Kit for Aged Care: resources to assist residential aged care homes in preventing, identifying & managing outbreaks of gastroenteritis

Page last updated: 26 September 2014

The Gastro-Info Gastroenteritis Kit for Aged Care is a resource kit to assist residential aged care homes identify the signs and symptoms of an outbreak of gastroenteritis to respond quickly and appropriately in the event of a gastroenteritis outbreak. It is not intended to supersede requirements under relevant legislation or to replace specific State or Territory guidelines.

Disclaimer

This publication and all its component parts are provided to assist residential aged care services and carers in making decisions about the prevention and control of gastroenteritis. Any policies and practices dealing with the prevention and control of gastroenteritis in a residential care service should be developed in the context of relevant legislation, codes of practice and other professional standards, policies and guidelines relevant to the practice setting, together with appropriate advice on legal care issues.

The Australian Government and the authors expressly disclaim all and any liability to any person, whether a purchaser of this publication or not, in respect of anything and of the consequences of anything done or omitted to be done by any person in reliance, whether in whole or in part, upon the whole or any part of the contents of this publication.