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Melbourne aged care nurse who caught coronavirus says workers weren’t properly trained in PPE – ABC News

An aged care nurse who contracted COVID-19 while working inside a Melbourne nursing home said staff weren’t given proper training in infection control and how to use personal protective equipment (PPE).

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An aged care nurse who contracted COVID-19 while working inside a Melbourne nursing home said staff weren’t given proper training in infection control and how to use personal protective equipment (PPE).
Key points:

  • A worker in a Melbourne nursing home who contracted COVID-19 says staff weren’t properly trained in how to use PPE
  • The registered nurse defended the role of aged care workers in the crisis
  • The Royal Commission has warned Australia remains unprepared to handle…

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