Port Pirie, Balaklava, and Ardrossan Among 125 SA Aged Care Providers

June 13, 2023 3:37 am in by

The issuance of noncompliance orders to 125 South Australian aged care providers within a span of ten months reflects the efforts of the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission to protect vulnerable elderly individuals in the region.

The Spencer Gulf wasn’t immune with multiple providers in Port Pirie, Balaklava, and Ardrossan issued with the non-compliance orders, with one Port Pirie residential aged care facility getting 2 stars under the new aged care Star Rating system, indicating improvement needed.

These noncompliance orders encompass a wide range of services, however the majority of the orders involve multiple breaches, indicating significant areas of concern within these providers’ operations.

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The crackdown initiated by the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission is impartial, encompassing ethnic, religious, government, not-for-profit, and for-profit groups that offer at-home services and residential aged care services.