Rest Home Care: Carter House
- Carter House
- 69 Moehau Street
- Te Puke
- District Health Board Area: Bay of Plenty
- Phone: (07) 573 7317
- Fax: (07) 573 6034
- Manager: Olwyn Kunz (Phone: 07 5737317)
- Owner: Anglican Care
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Other services in this facility:Updated: 18 Feb 2015PhotosMap
To provide supportive care and choice for older people to live in their community.
Anglican Care Waiapu Ltd, through its commitment to the mission of the Anglican Church, will provide residential based aged care services renowned for the distinctive and inclusive manner in which the needs of its clients are met, with an emphasis on loving service and the provision of spiritual support to both clients and staff.
Anglican Care Waiapu Ltd, in practising its mission, seeks to
- imbue all its services with a strong Anglican ethos;
- operate its services in a manner that is open, welcoming and inclusive to all.
- be responsive to changing and growing needs of its communities.
- be flexible in design and use of plant and services.
- remain viable long term
Carter House employs highly qualified, compassionate staff, who are committed to delivering the highest standard of care. Our philosophy is to recognise the individual needs of our residents, and to promote a friendly and comfortable environment. To respect and recognise the dignity, beliefs and culture of all. Ultimately we encourage the highest level of independence possible. Carter House is a home where people can enjoy life with grace and dignity. We welcome people of any spiritual persuasion and encourage and support them in their own religious and cultural beliefs.
|Updated: 18 Feb 2013|
|Contract with DHB||Yes|
|Additional Room Costs||Some Rooms|
|Updated: 22 Feb 2013|
|Approximate number of beds at this level of care||19|
|Long term vacancy||No|
|Short term vacancy||No|
|Updated: 27 Mar 2015|
|Type||Hours Per Week||Status||Details|
|Registered Nurse||Yes||Registered Nurse on duty at all times|
|Diversional Therapist||Yes||Diversional Therapist 5 days a week|
|Podiatrist||Yes||We have a separate hair salon. A hairdresser comes each Friday|
|Dietitian||Yes||Anglican Care (waiapu) ltd have the facility menus audited yearly|
|Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor||Yes||Chaplain Joan Minchin|
|Updated: 2 Apr 2013|
|Specialities or Areas of Expertise||Status||Details|
|End of Life/Palliative Care’||Yes|
|Specialised Dementia Care||Yes|
|Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay||Status||Details|
|Respite||Yes||*subject to availabilty:-|
|Carer Support or other Short Stay||Yes||*subject to availabilty:-|
|Updated: 21 Mar 2013|
|Palliative Care Contract||Yes|
|Rooms (Suit Couple)||Yes|
|May Bring Own Furniture||Yes|
|Alcohol Permitted||Yes||is monitored together with GP guidence|
|Negotiate To Bring Own Pet||Yes|
|Phone Access In Own Room||Yes|
|Resident can adjust heating in own room||Yes|
|Family Committee||Yes||Is available for families to set up.|
|Policy for management of challenging behaviour||Yes|
|Smoking Permitted||Yes||Outside area available for residents|
|Audit report available||Yes|
|Updated: 27 Sep 2011|
|Carter House Aged Care Complex offers a 64 care bed home, made up of 20 Resthome, 27 Hospital rooms and 17 bed Specialised Unit, dedicated to providing care for those suffering from Alzheimer's and other associated conditions.
Our Complex Village offers 26 self contained units, from studio to 2 bedroom with garage, each respresenting a lifestyle choice. The Independent Units programme offer all the benefits of the complexes facilities, including entertainment, activities and companionship.
Situated in the sunny Bay of Plenty, Carter House has magnificent award winning landscape gardens. Providing walking paths to areas of interest and many places to sit and enjoy the surroundings.
We pride in being warm and friendly and have become renown for our cheerful atmosphere.
|Updated: 18 Dec 2012|
Carter House offers a wide range of Activity programmes, aimed at keeping the body and mind stimulated. Our trained Diversional Therapists focus on designing programmes for each individual at all levels of disability, to promote independence and creative expression. Activities include, massage,music and singing, arts & crafts,and an active involvement in comminity events. A wide variety of entertainment is provided regularly. We have an indoor bowls table where regular tournaments are held. Outings are an ongoing part of the activities programme.
|Updated: 18 Dec 2012|
|Details re Meals||Carter House has a trained In-house cook who provides delicious meals and home baking daily, catering for 80-100 people. All meals are met by dietitians approval and are regarded in a high standard.|
|Staffing Details||Our Staff are all qualified or undergoing some form of ongoing training provided by Carter House. We provide a wonderful working environment with a fun atmosphere, excellent conditions, and the opportunity for ongoing education.|
|Associated Complexes||Carter House belongs to the network of 6 Anglican Care Waiapu Resthomes, with a sister home in Tauranga called Hodgson House.|
|Updated: 27 Sep 2011|
|Maori - Te Reo||Yes|
|Public Transport||Taxi only|
|Shops||1.50 km||Transport Provided on a weekly basis|
|Library||1.50 km||Transport provided on a weekly basis|
|Credentials & Membership||Status||Details|
|RVA (Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand (Inc))||Yes|
|New Zealand Aged Care Association||Yes|
|ACE ("Aged Care Education" Training programme)||Yes|
|National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010)||Yes|
|CareerForce (ex CSSITO (Community Support Services Industry Training Organisation)||Yes|