Notices of Non-compliance, Notices to Agree and Sanctions in AdventCare Yarra Valley (Nursing Home)

Service Provider: Seventh-Day Adventist Aged Care (Victoria) Ltd

Sanctions and Notices to Agree

Status Status Archived
Sanction or Notice to Agree applied Sanction or Notice to Agree applied 1. Revocation of approved provider status, unless an adviser, with a clinical background, nursing experience and expertise in human resource management, who has the appropriate skills, qualifications and background to assist the approved provider to comply with their responsibilities, and is approved by the Commonwealth, is appointed by the approved provider for a period of six (6) months. 2. The approved provider is not eligible to receive Australian Government subsidies for any new care recipients for a period of six (6) months. 3. Revocation of approved provider status unless the approved provider agrees to provide relevant training within six (6) months, at its expense, for its officers, employees and agents to support them in meeting the needs of care recipients.
Sanction or Notice to Agree date Sanction or Notice to Agree date 01/09/2012
Expiry date Expiry date 28/02/2013
Reason(s) for sanction or notice to agree Reason(s) for sanction or notice to agree The Accreditation Agency provided the Department with a report that identified serious risk at the service. The Department identified serious issues of concern, including: *Residents are not receiving appropriate clinical care; *Residents' behaviours are not being managed appropriately; *Residents' pain is not being managed appropriately; *There are inadequate numbers of appropriately skilled staff to deliver care to residents; and *Residents' medications are not being managed appropriately.
Current status of service Current status of service The Department and the Agency are continuing to monitor the service. The Residents and Representatives meeting was held on 10 September 2012. A Nurse Adviser has commenced work at the Service. On 24 September 2012, the Accreditation Agency made a decision that serious risk at the service had been resolved. On 21 January 2013, sanction 2 was lifted.