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Impact of Mandatory First Aid for Volunteer on the South Australian Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) Sector

This report documents the findings from a sector survey along with circumstantial feedback provided to Collaborative Project Officers (CPO’s) and Volunteering SA&NT, including recommendations for consideration by the Department of Health Australian Government Department of Health (DoH) in regards to the potential impact of the new requirement / directive by the DoH in the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) Manual and e-newsletter that all CHSP service providers are responsible for ensuring all staff and volunteers in direct care roles receive accredited first aid training and certification, including covering the associated costs.

Author & Year Published : SA Collaborative Projects and Volunteering SA&NT (1/12/2020)

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