|Sanctions applied:||- The approved provider is not eligible to receive Commonwealth subsidies for any new care recipients at the service for a period of six months.
- Revocation of approved provider status for a period of six months, unless the below conditions are undertaken
|Date sanction imposed:||07/12/2018|
|Date sanction expires:||07/06/2019|
|Reason(s) for sanction:||
The department identified that there is an immediate and severe risk to the health, safety and wellbeing of care recipients at the service following information received from the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency. There were critical deficiencies at the service contributing to serious and detrimental failings in several areas including:
Accreditation Standard 1: Management systems, staffing and organisational development
1.6 Human resource management
1.8 Information systems
Accreditation Standard 2: Health and personal care
2.4 Clinical care
2.7 Medication management
2.13 Behaviour management
Additional failures of relevance to the decision to impose sanctions were:
Accreditation Standard 1: Management systems, staffing and organisational development – 3 unmet outcomes
Accreditation Standard 2: Health and personal care – 10 unmet outcomes
Accreditation Standard 3: Care recipient lifestyle – 5 unmet outcomes
Accreditation Standard 4: Physical environment and safe systems – 3 unmet outcomes.
|Current status of service:||
The Department and the Quality Agency are continuing to monitor the service.
A residents and relatives meeting was held on 18/12/2018.
The adviser was appointed by the approved provider on 13/12/20018.
The administrator was appointed by the approved provider on 13/12/20018.