Notices of Non-compliance, Notices to Agree and Sanctions in Naracoorte Health Service

Service Provider: Limestone Coast Local Health Network Incorporated

Sanctions and Notices to Agree

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 three (3) 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 25 May 2022; and the adviser must be appointed for a period of at least six (6) months ceasing on 23 December 2022.
  • give the eligible advisor all the necessary information required by the advisor to provide that assistance.
  • in the event of a Covid-19 outbreak, 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; behavior management; incident and risk management including SIRS compliance; restrictive practices.
  • The Provider must provide a written training plan to the Commission by 3 June 2022 and written evidence of successful completion of the specified training by 9 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 24/05/2022
Expiry date Expiry date 23/12/2022
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 sanction are:

Standard 1 Consumer dignity and choice - (d) (f)
Standard 2 Ongoing assessment and planning with consumers - (a) (b) (d) (e)
Standard 3 Personal care and clinical care - (a) (b) (d)
Standard 4 Services and supports for daily living - (a) (b) (c) (f)
Standard 5 Organisation’s service environment - (b)
Standard 7 Human resources - (a) (c)
Standard 8 Organisational governance - (c) (d) (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 on26 May 2022
Residents and relatives were notified on 31 May 2022