Mr Michael Schuppe – Assistant in Nursing – Permanent Prohibition Order

14 January 2021

The NSW Health Care Complaints Commission (the Commission) conducted an investigation into the conduct of Mr Michael Schuppe who provided services as an Assistant in Nursing at Queen Victoria Park Aged Care Facility in Picton.

During the investigation the Commission identified a number of concerns regarding Mr Schuppe’s inappropriate conduct towards elderly residents in his care over a significant period of time. This inappropriate conduct identified in Mr Schuppe’s work history indicates a significant risk in his provision of health services to elderly residents in aged care facilities, and, by extension, in his provision of health services to members of the public as a whole.

Mr Schuppe does not appear to have any meaningful insight into his conduct, or its effect on vulnerable people in his care.

The Commission is satisfied that Mr Schuppe poses a risk to the health and safety of members of the public. Accordingly, the following prohibition order is made under section 41A(2) of the Health Care Complaints Act 1993:

Mr Michael Schuppe, Assistant in Nursing, is permanently prohibited from providing any health services, either in paid employment or voluntarily, to any member of the public.

For the purposes of this order, a health services carries the same meaning as defined under section 4 of the Act.

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