Notices of Non-compliance, Notices to Agree and Sanctions in Ginninderra Gardens Hostel

Service Provider: Anglicare Canberra and Goulburn

Sanctions and Notices to Agree

Details
Status Status Archived
Sanction or Notice to Agree applied Sanction or Notice to Agree applied Revocation of approved provider status unless the appointment of an adviser with a clinical background and nursing experience approved by the Commonwealth, who has the appropriate skills, qualifications and background to assist the approved provider to comply with its responsibilities for a period commencing 7 February 2012 and ceasing on 2 August 2012. The approved provider is not eligible to receive Australian Government subsidies for any new residents for a period commencing 7 February 2012 and ceasing on 2 August 2012. Revocation of approved provider status unless the approved provider agrees to provide relevant training before 2 August 2012, at its expense, for its officers, employees and agents to support them in meeting the needs of residents. Revocation of approved provider status unless an administrator, approved by the Commonwealth who has the appropriate management, clinical and quality systems experience to assist the approved provider comply with its responsibilities, is appointed for a period commencing 7 February 2012 and ceasing on 2 August 2012.
Sanction or Notice to Agree date Sanction or Notice to Agree date 07/02/2012
Expiry date Expiry date 02/08/2012
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 home. The Department identified serious issues of concern, including: * there is insufficient trained staff resulting in residents care needs not being met promptly or appropriately; * staff do not have the knowledge to effectively manage residents care needs, such as residents with challenging behaviours; residents' continence needs; residents' pain needs and medication administration; * medication is not managed safely or correctly; * residents pain is not managed effectively; * residents clinical care needs are not managed effectively; and * there is a lack of clinical oversight and monitoring.
Current status of service Current status of service The Department and the Accreditation Agency are continuing to monitor the service. The Residents and Representatives meeting was held on 10 February 2012. A Nurse Adviser and Administrator have commenced at the service. On 23 February 2012, the Accreditation Agency made a decision that serious risk had been resolved at the Hostel.