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HACC Clearinghouse > Victorian Home Care Industry Occupational Health and Safety Guide
Victorian Home Care Industry Occupational Health and Safety GuideA guide on occupational health and safety (OHS) issues for the Home Care Industry which includes home maintenance, delivered meals, respite, attendant care, personal care, home care and travel and escorting as part of these services to clients. Funding amount: $25,000 from the HACC Program. Funds were also allocated by the Disability Services Program and the Victorian WorkCover Authority.
Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV).
Project funding year
Why fund project/agency
OHS is a major issue for service providers. The project was jointly managed by the Municipal Association Victoria (MAV) and Victorian Association of Health and Extended Care (VAHEC) as industry peak bodies.
Occupational Health and Safety
Workforce development and support
The Guide aims to assist organisations that provide home care services to manage occupational health and safety (OHS) in the Home Care Industry.
To produce and disseminate an industry guide.
DHS contact name
Maria De Leo
(03) 9616 8546.
A copy of the Guide can be downloaded from the Department of Human Services web site www.health.vic.gov.au/hacc
Last updated: 03/19/2007
This web site is managed and authorised by the Aged Care Branch, Rural & Regional Health & Aged Care Services Division of the Victorian State Government, Department of Human Services, Australia