Notices of Non-compliance, Notices to Agree and Sanctions in Carinya Residential Care Centre

Service Provider: Allity Pty Ltd

Sanctions and Notices to Agree

Details
Status Status Archived
Sanction or Notice to Agree applied Sanction or Notice to Agree applied 1.The approved provider is not eligible to receive Commonwealth subsidies for any new care recipients at the service for a period of six (6) months.

2.Revocation of approved provider status unless the below conditions are undertaken:
  • an adviser is appointed by the approved provider for a period of six (6) months, at its expense, to assist the approved provider to comply with its responsibilities in relation to care and services.
  • an administrator is appointed by the approved provider for a period of six (6) months, as its expense, to assist the approved provider to comply with responsibilities to governance and business operations.
  • the approved provider agrees to provide relevant training within six (6) months, at its expense, for its care staff, managers and key personnel to support them in meeting the needs of care recipients.
Sanction or Notice to Agree date Sanction or Notice to Agree date 08/03/2019
Expiry date Expiry date 07/06/2019
Reason(s) for sanction or notice to agree Reason(s) for sanction or notice to agree 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 Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission.
The department has serious concerns in relation to:

Accreditation Standard 2:
2.4 Clinical care
2.10 Nutrition and hydration
2.11 Skin care
2.12 Continence management
2.13 Behavioural management

Additional failures of relevance to the decision to impose sanctions were:
1.4 Comments and complaints, 1.6 Human resource management, 1.8 Information systems, 2.6 Other Health and related services.
 
Current status of service Current status of service The Department and the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission are continuing to monitor the service.

A residents and relatives meeting was held on 21 March 2019.
The adviser at the Service was appointed by the approved provider on 15 March 2019.
The administrator at the Service was appointed by the approved provider on 15 March 2019.

Following reconsideration of its original decision, the department varied the expiry date of sanction 1 & 2 to expire on 7 June 2019.