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Tuesday, 10 March 2009
Page: 1222


Senator Cormann asked the Minister representing the Minister for Ageing, upon notice, on 22 December 2008:

(1)   How many facilities have had their licences revoked because of serious risk since the introduction of the Aged Care Act 1997.

(2)   Can the names be provided of the two services who have had their licences revoked following findings by the Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency of serious risk since 1 July 2006.

(3)   Since 1 July 2006, 37 services have had sanctions imposed on them because of serious risk findings by the agency: (a) can a list be provided of those 37 services; and (b) for each service, can a copy be provided of the review audit major findings- assessment information.


Senator Ludwig (Minister for Human Services) —The Minister for Ageing has provided the following answer to the honourable senator’s question:

(1)   There are four facilities that have had their approved provider status or allocated places revoked by the Department of Health and Ageing.

(2)   Belvedere Park Nursing Home had its approved provider status and allocated places revoked. Rosden Private Nursing Home had its allocated places revoked.

(3)  

(a)   A list of the 37 services that had sanctions imposed on them by the Department of Health and Ageing since 1 July 2006, because of serious risk findings by the Aged Care Standard and Accreditation Agency is below.

(b)   Copies of review audit major findings - assessment information may be obtained by contacting the Chief Executive Officer, Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency, on (02) 9663 1711.

ATTACHMENT A

Aged care services that had sanctions imposed on them by the Department of Health and Ageing since 1 July 2006, because of serious risk findings by the ACSAA

Service Name

Curie Nursing Home

Glenwood Gardens

Hetti Perkins Homes for The Aged

Ngooderi House

Star of the Sea / Torres Strait Home for the Aged, Thursday Island

Dija Meta Aged & Disabled Hostel (Hartley Street)

Hibiscus House Nursing Home

Mudgeeraba Nursing Centre

Yaralla Place

Albany Gardens Nursing Centre

Rockingham Cardwell Shire Home for the Aged

Sir James Terrace

Regency Green Multi-Cultural Aged Care Service

Brighton Aged Care (formerly St Catherines Nursing Home)

Ridge Park Health Care Centre

The Kensington Residential Care Facility

Hyde Park Aged Care

St Hilarion Aged Care Lockleys

Makk And McLeay Nursing Home

Ridleyton Greek Home for the Aged

Salisbury Gardens Aged Care Service

Cohuna Retirement Village Inc

Wyndham Manor Aged Care Facility

The Excelsior Aged Care

Grandridge Lodge

Belvedere Park Nursing Home

Ashleigh Aged Care

Parkdale House

Kirralee Residential Aged Care Facility

Patricia Gladwell Aged Care Home

Lakes Entrance Aged Care Facility

Rosden Private Nursing Home

Latrobe Private Nursing Home

Italian Community Nursing Home

Florence Hummerston Lodge

Karrlarra House

John Mercer Lodge