Notices of Non-compliance and Sanctions in Jimbelunga Nursing Centre

Service Provider: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service Brisbane Limited

Non-Compliance Notices


Details
Status Status Archived
Date notice sent Date notice sent 27/07/2018
Reason(s) for notice Reason(s) for notice

A notice of non-compliance was issued to the approved provider for failure to meet the following Accreditation Standards set out in Schedule 2 of the Quality of Care Principles 2014:

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

Accreditation Standard 3: Care recipient lifestyle

3.2 Regulatory compliance

Outcome Outcome The approved provider has remedied the non-compliance.
 

Sanctions


Details
Status Status Archived
Sanctions applied Sanctions applied
  • The approved provider is not eligible to receive Commonwealth subsidies for any new care recipients at the service for a period of three (3) months.

  • Revocation of approved provider status, unless 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.

  • Revocation of approved provider status, unless 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.

Sanctions date Sanctions date 22/06/2018
Expiry date Expiry date 22/12/2018
Reason(s) for sanction 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.

The department has serious concerns in relation to:

Accreditation Standard 2: Health and personal care

2.13 Behavioural Management

Accreditation Standard 4: Physical environment and safe systems

4.4 Living Environment

Current status of service Current status of service

The Department and the Quality Agency are continuing to monitor the service.

The adviser was appointed by the approved provider on 28 June 2018.

The residents and representatives meeting was held on 5 July 2018.

The sanction  ‘Restrict Payment of Subsidy – New Care Recipients expired on 22 September 2018.