Category: Clinical practice

Allied Health Professions Australia (AHPA) and its members regularly develop resources and guidance to help allied health practitioners in their work and to support their ongoing education and professional development.

AHPA may also occasionally share resources developed by other organisations. The resources available through AHPA are intended to be multidisciplinary in nature and reflect the organisation’s broad focus. If you are seeking resources for a specific profession, please visit the homepage of your professional association. We ask that you do not host or reproduce these resources without express permission from AHPA or the original content developer.

21 October 2020 • Clinical practice

Infection prevention and control guidance

AHPA and its members supported the development of infection prevention and control guidance for allied health practices by the Department of Health. Separate groups of professional associations contributed to reports and checklists to guide allied health practitioners and reduce virus transmission rates while working in the context of COVID-19.

Download Infection Prevention and Control Guidance in Allied Health Practice (.pdf, 3.10 MB) Download Infection control checklist for allied health - in practice (.pdf, 181.26 KB) Download Infection control checklist for allied health - in home (.pdf, 214.39 KB)

17 July 2020 • Clinical practice

Communicating safe eating and drinking

Safer Care Victoria has released new guidance on communicating safe eating and drinking requirements for high-risk patients in Victorian hospitals. The guidance focuses on five key areas to guide effective communication for safe eating and drinking and provides tools for health services to help support implementation, including a fact sheet for patients, families and carers.

Visit Safer Care Victoria website