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

Service Provider: The Bethanie Group Incorporated

Sanctions and Notices to Agree

Details
Status Status Current
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.
 
Other requirements:
  • appoint, at its expense, an eligible adviser to assist it to comply with its responsibilities: this appointment must be made by 5:00pm on 18 March 2021; and the adviser must be appointed for a period of at least six (6) months ceasing on 18 September 2021.
  • provide, at its expense, training for its officers, employees and agents as specified below and to demonstrate that it has provided that training.
This training should include, but not be limited to:
  • safe and effective clinical care and personal care including pain management, wound management, pressure area care, weight loss management and physical and chemical restraint.
 
The Provider must provide a written training plan to the Commission by 25 March 2021 and written evidence of successful completion of the specified training by 18 September 2021.
 
  • participate in weekly teleconferences with the Commission and ensure a weekly written report is prepared and provided to enable the Commission to monitor the provider’s progress towards returning to compliance.
Sanction or Notice to Agree date Sanction or Notice to Agree date 11/03/2021
Expiry date Expiry date 18/09/2021
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.
 
Failures of relevance are:
Standard 1 – Consumer dignity and choice(3)(a)
Standard 2 – Ongoing assessment and planning with consumers(3)(a)
Standard 3 – Personal care and clinical care(3)(a) (3)(b) (3)(d)
Standard 4 – Services and supports for daily living(3)(a) (3)(g)
Standard 5 – Organisation’s service environment(3)(b) (3)(c)
Standard 7 – Human resources(3)(b) (3)(c)
Standard 8 – Organisational governance(3)(e)
Current status of service Current status of service
The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission are continuing to monitor the services return to compliance.
An advisor was appointed by the approved provider on16 March 2021
Residents and relatives were notified on 12 March 2021