Rest Home Care: Palm Grove - Studios/Apartments/Assisted Living Suites

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  • Palm Grove
  • 108 Marshlands Road
  • Shirley
  • Christchurch
  • District Health Board Area: Canterbury
  • Phone: (03) 375 7033
  • Fax: (03) 375 7032
  • Manager: Nicola Jordan (Phone: 03 375 7033)
  • Owner: Oceania Group (Phone: 03 375 7033)
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Updated: 22 Jun 2015

Palm Grove offers rest home, Under 65's care,respite, hospital and palliative care.

Its location on Marshland Road means services and amenities are all within easy reach.

The Palms Shopping Centre, doctors, dentists, hearing clinic and a movie theatre are all close by.
Updated: 24 Jun 2015

Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 24 Jun 2015

Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care9
Long term vacancyNo
Short term vacancyNo
Palm Grove have a dedicated team of professional staff who all work to a very high standard of care. We welcome enquiries and we are happy to help people through the transition into care.
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 9 Oct 2015

Specialities or Areas of Expertise
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 24/7 Yes We have a registered nurse on duty 24 hours per day
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes Physio Assistant employed 24hours per week, and weekly visit from Registered Physio.
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator 142.5 Yes We have 2 activities co-ordinators who look after the needs of our rest home and hospital residents
Hairdresser Yes On site 3 days per week
Podiatrist Yes Visits monthly - appointments booked via activities co-ordinators
Dietitian Yes All menus planned by our dietitian and prepard onsite by our Cooks.
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Updated: 24 Jun 2015
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Wound Care Yes All of our Registered Nurses regularly update their wound care skills
Infection Control Yes
Specialised Dementia Care No No facilities for dementia care
Gerontological Care Yes
Updated: 9 Jan 2014
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite No We offer respite care and have two rooms that are used for this purpose. Residents who come in for respite care need to be at Rest home or Hospital level care and this is assessed through Older Persons' Health at Princess Margaret Hospital.
Advance bookings taken Yes Respite care can be booked well in advance to the required date. Contact Jane, Clinical Manager at 375 7033.
Updated: 29 Jun 2015
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes We are able to offer beds under the Pegasus DBB facility
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes All rooms are generous in size with their own en-suite
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes By negotiation with the Nurse Manager
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Rooms do have individual thermostats but are not adjustable in own rooms
Residents Committee No Our residents prefer to discuss any issues they have directly with the nurse manager or at the 2-monthly residents meetings
Newsletter Yes A newsletter is published 3 times per year
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes Bus trips each week, shopping trip once per week
Rural Setting No Located 500m from The Palms Shopping Centre
Smokers Room No We do not have any facilities for smokers
Smoking Permitted No Palm Grove has a strict non-smoking policy
Sprinklers Yes
Updated: 24 Jun 2015
Interests & Activities

Activity programme, Art, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Cards, Children, Church, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Flower arranging, Games, Happy Hour, Housie, Internet, Jigsaw, Library, Lotto, Massage, Minibus, Minigolf, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Parties, Pastoral care, Quizzes, Reading, Roses, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Sky TV, Theatre, Videos

Updated: 24 Jun 2015
Additional Information
Associated Complexes Middlepark Senior Care Centre, The Oaks Senior Care Centre. We are also part of the Oceania Group of care facilities
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please telephone for information regarding fees
Updated: 24 Jun 2015
Languages Spoken
Cook Island Yes
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Japanese Yes We several Japanese speaking caregivers
Korean Yes
Malay Yes
Rumanian Yes
Updated: 24 Jun 2015
Public Transport 0.10 km Bus stop at gate
Shops 0.20 km Butcher, dairy, Liquorland
Mall 0.90 km The Palms Shopping Centre
Library 0.90 km Shirley Library
Updated: 24 Jun 2015
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
RVA (Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand (Inc)) Yes Fully paid up members, accredited for 3 years
New Zealand Aged Care Association Yes Fully paid up members
ACE ("Aged Care Education" Training programme) Yes Our caregiving staff are all required to complete the Aged Care Education Programme
RVA (Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand (Inc)) New Zealand Aged Care Association ACE ("Aged Care Education" Training programme)
Updated: 24 Jun 2015