Rest Home Care

Palm Grove - Studios/Apartments/Assisted Living Suites

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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: 16 May 2013

Our facility also offers these services:

Contact Details
NamePalm Grove
Address108 Marshlands Road   View Map
District Health Board AreaCanterbury
Phone(03) 375 7033
Fax(03) 375 7032
ManagerNicola Jordan (Phone: 03 375 7033)
OwnerOceania Group (Phone: 03 375 7033)
Email View Email Address
Updated: 22 Aug 2014

Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 9 Jan 2014

Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care18
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyNo
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 31 Oct 2014

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: 9 Jan 2014

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

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: 9 Jan 2014

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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: 9 Jan 2014

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: 9 Jan 2014

Languages Spoken
Cook Island Yes
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Japanese Yes We several Japanese speaking caregivers
Korean Yes
Malay Yes
Rumanian Yes
Updated: 9 Jan 2014

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: 9 Jan 2014

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: 9 Jan 2014

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