HammondCare's Social Media Policy

We welcome and encourage open discussion and comments on HammondCare’s social media.  However, HammondCare works hard to ensure that it social media forums are a supportive environment for our residents, consumers, patients, families, staff and the general community and we therefore ask that your comments and posts always be respectful and responsible.   HammondCare reserves the right to remove any comments or material posted on its social media forums, including but not limited to content that:

  • includes any offensive, inflammatory, defamatory, threatening, abusive, racist, obscene, deceptive or otherwise unlawful statements or information
  • advertises or endorses any products or services of other organisations;
  • personally identifies a person without their expressed consent;
  • HammondCare otherwise considers is inappropriate.

By submitting content to HammondCare social media you understand and acknowledge that this information is available to the public and, as such, is considered a public record.

HammondCare makes a significant effort to monitor and respond to posts and questions on its social media platforms, however, we may not always be able to do so in a timely manner. 

The views expressed and information posted on HammondCare’s social media sites (including by HammondCare staff) are those of the individual sender and do not necessarily represent those of HammondCare and should not, under any circumstances, be substituted for professional medical advice.  HammondCare accepts no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the views or information (including where the views or information are of a medical nature)  posted by anyone and disclaims all liability for any loss or harm that may be occasioned through the use of, or reliance on, those views or information.  HammondCare recommends that users seek appropriate professional advice (including, where applicable, professional medical advice) prior to relying on or entering into any commitment based on the views or information posted on HammondCare social media. 

Links on HammondCare’s social media sites to other sites do not constitute an endorsement of those other sites or their content by HammondCare.  HammondCare accepts no responsibility for the content of sites that are accessed via links from HammondCare social media forums. 

Thank you for supporting and contributing to the HammondCare community.