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Qld calls for increased penalties for non-compliance

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The Queensland government inquiry investigating the sudden closure of a Gold Coast aged care facility in July is calling for subcontractors to be as accountable as approved providers.

It has also recommended the Federal Government introduce business continuity checks in relation to subcontractor relationships and increase penalties for providers that don’t comply with the quality and safety standards.

These are among 12 recommendations the Queensland government Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee made following its investigation into the closure of the Earle Haven Retirement Village at Nerang on 11 July and subsequent evacuation of 69 aged care residents. 

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Source:
Sandy Cheu, 2019, australian ageing agenda (https://www.australianageingagenda.com.au)

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