Notices of Non-compliance, Notices to Agree and Sanctions in Ark Health Care Parramatta

Service Provider: Ark Health Care (Parramatta) Pty Ltd

Sanctions and Notices to Agree

Details
Status Status Archived
Sanction or Notice to Agree applied Sanction or Notice to Agree applied
  • 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.

  • 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 an administrator 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 governance and business operations.

  • 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.

Sanction or Notice to Agree date Sanction or Notice to Agree date 01/05/2018
Expiry date Expiry date 17/07/2018
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 Australian Aged Care Quality Agency.

The department has serious concerns in relation to:

Accreditation Standard 1: Management systems, staffing and organisational development

1.6 Human resource management

Accreditation Standard 2: Health and personal care

2.4 Clinical care

2.7 Medication management

2.10 Nutrition and hydration

2.13 behaviour management

Current status of service Current status of service

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

The administrator appointed by the approved provider commenced on 26 April 2018.

The adviser appointed by the approved provider commenced on 2 May 2018.

The residents and representatives meeting was held on 15 May 2018.

The approved provider no longer owns this aged care service.