Notices of Non-compliance, Notices to Agree and Sanctions in Beechwood Aged Care

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 following actions are undertaken:
  • a)  an Adviser is appointed by the Approved Provider for a period of nine (9) months, at its expense, to assist the Approved Provider to comply with its responsibilities in relation to care and services;
  • b)  an Administrator is appointed by the Approved Provider for a period of nine (9) months, at its expense, to assist with responsibilities in relation to governance and business operations; and
  • c)  the Approved Provider provides relevant training within nine (9) months, at its expense, for its officers, employees and agents and to demonstrate that they have provided this training.
Sanction or Notice to Agree date Sanction or Notice to Agree date 28/11/2019
Expiry date Expiry date 28/08/2020
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 safety, health or well-being of care recipients at the Service following information received from the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission.

The Department identified that there are critical deficiencies at the Service contributing to serious failings in several areas of care delivery including but not limited to:
Standard 3 – Personal care and clinical care
Standard 7 – Human resources

Failures of relevance to the decision to impose sanctions are:

Standard 1 - Consumer dignity and choice
Based on the following requirements:
(3) (a), (3) (b), (3) (c) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv), (3) (d), (3) (e)
Standard 2 - Ongoing assessment and planning with consumers
Based on the following requirements:
(3) (a), (3) (b), (3) (c) (i), (ii), (3) (d), (3) (e)
Standard 3 - Personal care and clinical care
Based on the following requirements:
(3) (a) (i), (ii), (iii), (3) (b), (3) (c), (3) (d), (3) (e), (3) (f), (3) (g) (i), (ii)
Standard 4 - Services and supports for daily living
Based on the following requirements:
(3) (a), (3) (b), (3) (c) (i), (ii), (iii), (3) (d), (3) (f)
Standard 5 - Organisation’s service environment
Based on the following requirement:
(3) (b) (i), (ii)
Standard 6 - Feedback and complaints
Based on the following requirements:
(3) (c), (3) (d)
Standard 7 - Human resources
Based on the following requirements:
(3) (a), (3) (b), (3) (c), (3) (d), (3) (e)
Standard 8 - Organisational governance
Based on the following requirements:
(3) (a), (3) (b), (3) (c) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv), (v), (vi), (3) (d) (i), (ii), (iii), (3) (e) (i), (ii), (iii)
Current status of service Current status of service

The Department and the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission are continuing to monitor the service.  

Sanction 1 expires: 28/05/2020. 

An Advisor was appointed by the Approved Provider on 17 December 2019.

An Administrator was appointed by the Approved Provider on 17 December 2019.

A residents and relatives meeting was held on 19 December 2019.