All residential care providers are reminded that the closing date for completing the Queensland Residential Care Services Survey – Ongoing COVID Preparedness is Monday, 13th September. With 11 non-government providers having completed or commenced the survey (thank you very much!), there are already patterns emerging in the responses that have been received to date – some that are pleasing and some that may be a cause for concern about what more can be done to boost our COVID preparedness. Make sure that you organisation contributes to this important analysis. If you work for an organisation that delivers residential care services in Queensland, check that your organisation has received a link to the survey. Any queries you may have about the survey can be emailed to Tom Allsop, PeakCare’s Principal Advisor, Strategy and Policy (, copied to Lindsay Wegener, PeakCare’s Executive Director (