Notices of Non-compliance, Notices to Agree and Sanctions in Bethanie Beachside

Service Provider: The Bethanie Group Incorporated

Non-Compliance Notices

Details
Status Status Current
Date notice sent Date notice sent 03/03/2021
Reason(s) for notice Reason(s) for notice A non-compliance notice was issued to the approved provider for failure to meet the following Accreditation Standards set out in Schedule 2 to the Quality of Care Principles 2014:
 
StandardBased on the following requirements:
Standard 3 – Personal care and clinical care(3) (a) (i), (ii), (iii)
(3) (b)
Outcome Outcome

Sanctions and Notices to Agree

Details
Status Status Archived
Sanction or Notice to Agree applied Sanction or Notice to Agree applied Sanction imposed:

1) 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.
Further requirements:
Revocation of approved provider status, unless the following actions are undertaken:
a)    an adviser is appointed by the approved provider for a period of six (6) months (ceasing 13/01/2021), at its expense, to assist the approved provider to comply with its responsibilities in relation to care and services;
b)    the approved provider provides relevant training within six (6) months (completion by 13/01/2021), at its expense, for its officers, employees and agents and to demonstrate that they have provided this training; and
c)    the approved provider must be available to participate in weekly teleconferences with the Commission, also involving the appointed adviser, to enable the Commission to monitor the providers progress towards returning to compliance.
 
Sanction or Notice to Agree date Sanction or Notice to Agree date 13/07/2020
Expiry date Expiry date 13/10/2020
Reason(s) for sanction or notice to agree Reason(s) for sanction or notice to agree The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission identified that there is an immediate and severe risk to the safety, health or well-being of care recipients to whom the approved provider is providing care.
 
There Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission 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 2 – Ongoing assessment and planning with consumers
•Standard 3 – Personal care and clinical care
•Standard 7 – Human resources
•Standard 8 – Organisational governance
 
Failures of relevance to the decision to impose the sanction are:
 
Standard 2 – Ongoing assessment and planning with consumers
Based on the following requirements:
(3) (a)
 
Standard 3 – Personal care and clinical care
Based on the following requirements:
(3) (a) (i), (ii), (iii), (3) (b)
 
Standard 7 – Human resources
Based on the following requirements:
(3) (c), (3) (d)

Standard 8 – Organisational governance
Based on the following requirements:
(3) (d) (i), (ii), (iii)
Current status of service Current status of service The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission are continuing to monitor the service.
An adviser was appointed by the approved provider on 20/07/2020.
A letter to residents and relatives were sent on 21/07/2020.