Notices of Non-compliance, Notices to Agree and Sanctions in Aminya Village Hostel

Service Provider: Mid Murray Homes for the Aged Inc

Non-Compliance Notices

Status Status Archived
Date notice sent Date notice sent 13/07/2021
Reason(s) for notice Reason(s) for notice A non-compliance notice was issued to the approved provider for failure to meet the following Quality 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) (b)
Standard 7 – Human resources(3) (c)
Standard 8 – Organisational governance(3) (d) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)
Outcome Outcome This notice has been superseded by a further notice for ongoing non-compliance

Sanctions and Notices to Agree

Status Status Current
Sanction or Notice to Agree applied Sanction or Notice to Agree applied In order to avoid the imposition of a revocation sanction under section 63N of the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Act 2018, the approved provider is required to agree to the following in writing by 5.00pm on 21 August 2022:
  • appoint, at its expense, an eligible adviser to assist them to comply with its responsibilities:
  • this appointment must be made by 5:00pm on 1 September 2022; and
  • the adviser must be appointed for a period of at least four (4) months ceasing on 30 December 2022.
  • give the eligible advisor all the necessary information required to provide their assistance.
  • Immediately implement and comply with all advice, recommendations, and directions of Commonwealth and SA Health Authorities.
  • 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: care planning and documentation; assessment and review processes; safe and effective clinical care and personal care; pain management; wound management; restrictive practices and psychotropic medication; staffing levels and appropriate skill mix for care recipient; clinical oversight and governance.
    • The Provider must provide a written training plan to the Commission by 9 September 2022 and written evidence of successful completion of the specified training by 30 December 2022.
  • participate in fortnightly teleconferences with the Commission and ensure a fortnightly 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 30/08/2022
Expiry date Expiry date 30/12/2022
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 to the decision to impose the notice are:
  • failure to comply with section 54-1(1)(b) of the Aged Care Act to maintain an adequate number of appropriately skilled staff to ensure that the care needs of care recipients are met.
  • failure to comply with the following Aged Care Quality Standards:

Standard 3 – Personal care and clinical care
Standard 7 – Human resources
Standard 8 – Organisational governance
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 on1 September 2022
Care recipients and representatives were notified on2 September 2022