Notices of Non-compliance, Notices to Agree and Sanctions in Italian Village Fremantle

Service Provider: Fremantle Italian Aged Persons Service Association

Non-Compliance Notices

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Status Status Archived
Date notice sent Date notice sent 05/10/2018
Reason(s) for notice Reason(s) for notice

A notice of non-compliance was issued to the approved provider for failure to meet the following Accreditation Standards set out in Schedule 2 of the Quality of Care Principles 2014:

Accreditation Standard 1: Management systems, staffing and organisational development

1.6 Human resource management

1.8 Information systems

Accreditation Standard 3: Care recipient lifestyle

3.6 Privacy and dignity

Outcome Outcome The approved provider has remedied the non-compliance.
Details
Status Status Archived
Date notice sent Date notice sent 10/07/2019
Reason(s) for notice Reason(s) for notice

A notice of non-compliance was issued to the approved provider for failure to meet the following Accreditation Standards set out in Schedule 2 of the Quality of Care Principles 2014.

 

Accreditation Standard 1: Management systems, staff and organisational development

1.6 Human resource management

Accreditation Standard 3: Care Recipient Lifestyle

3.4 Emotional support

3.7 Leisure interests and activities

3.8 Cultural and spiritual life

Outcome Outcome The Approved Provider has remedied the non-compliance.

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 22/08/2018
Expiry date Expiry date 09/01/2019
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 2: Health and personal care

2.4 Clinical care

2.8 Pain management

2.13 Behavioural management

Current status of service Current status of service

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

The administrator was appointed by the approved provider on 29/08/2018.

The adviser was appointed by the approved provider on 29/08/2018.

The residents and representatives meeting was held on 12/09/2018.
On 16 November 2018, a Delegate of the Department made the decision to lift one of the three sanctions applied to this approved provider. The sanction lifted was ‘Restrict Payment of Subsidy – New Care Recipients’. 
Following reconsideration of its original decision to impose sanctions, the department varied the expiry dates of sanctions  2, 3 & 4 to expire on 9/01/2019.