Mr Amandeep Singh – Assistant in Nursing – Permanent Prohibition Order
9 June 2021
The NSW Health Care Complaints Commission (the Commission) conducted an investigation into the conduct of Mr Amandeep Singh, an unregistered health practitioner, who provided services as an Assistant in Nursing at Southern Cross Care Marsfield Residential Aged Care in Marsfield, NSW (the Facility).
The Commission’s investigation found that between 27 March 2020 and 7 November 2020, Mr Singh used a debit card in the name of Resident A, to dishonestly obtain goods on 320 occasions totaling $9,069.81, and
It also found that between 30 November 2020 and 11 December 2020, Mr Singh used a debit card in the name of Resident B, to dishonestly obtain goods on 56 occasions totaling $1,285.85.
On 17 February 2021 Mr Singh plead guilty to two counts of Dishonestly obtain property by deception, pursuant to s192E(1)(a) Crimes Act 1900 and on 31 March 2021 was convicted and sentenced o those two offences.
In providing services as an AIN in an aged care facility, Mr Singh was afforded significant trust by the residents and their families, to provide a safe environment and to deliver appropriate health care to residents who were particularly vulnerable. Mr Singh abused his position of trust, using his access to the residents’ home to steal their bank cards and to repeatedly make unauthorised transactions for his own financial gain.
Accordingly, the Commission has permanently prohibited Mr Singh from providing any health services in any capacity.
Access the Commission’s Statement of Decision here.
Access to the Commission's Public Statement here.
Access to the Commission’s Prohibition Order here.
For further information, contact the Executive Officer of the Health Care Complaints Commission, on 9219 7444 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The information in this media release is correct at the time of publication. Orders may change; for example, conditions may no longer apply. For current information regarding the status of a registered health practitioner, including any conditions that currently apply, please check the National Register at www.ahpra.gov.au
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