Aspen Medical has been engaged by the Australian Government to establish a pool of pre­-qualified and trained locum staff to support the aged care industry in the event of staff losses during the COVID-19 outbreak, under the program name ACCESS (Aged Care Clinical and Essential Support Services). Staff positions are to cover, but not necessarily be limited to, a number of aged care roles:

  • Clinical and Supervisory staff
  • Nurses
  • Allied health workers
  • Care support workers
  • Cooks
  • Cleaners
  • Hospitality Workers
  • Meals delivery
  • Food preparation in the home
  • Telephone/web chat, and
  • General administration.