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Waterlea Rest Home, Blenheim - Lavender & Columbine Wings

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With flowers to pick all year round, Waterlea Rest Home is a peaceful and pretty home. It's a place to make new friends and enjoy fun and companionship.

Waterlea has a strong family spirit and offers residents dignity and independence to find personal space and relaxation. Our specialised dementia care unit offers a warm, friendly and family orientated environment with trained staff using humour and positive encouragement during their day.

Waterlea is part of the Bupa group of rest homes, hospitals, retirement villages and personal medical alarms. We are a private company, and because we have no shareholders, we can invest what we earn to make improvements that help us provide better care.

As part of the global Bupa group, we are able to provide superior clinical support, while focusing on helping each of our residents get the most out of each day. Bupa is one of New Zealand’s leading aged care providers.

For more information, please visit the Bupa link below.
Updated: 10 Jul 2013

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Contact Details
Detail
NameWaterlea Rest Home, Blenheim
Address50 McLauchlan Street   View Map
City/TownBlenheim
District Health Board AreaNelson Marlborough
Phone(03) 577 6556
Fax(03) 577 5656
ManagerKathy Hargreaves (Phone: (03) 577 6556)
OwnerBupa Care Services (Phone: 0800 60 80 99)
Email View Email Address
Website http://www.bupa.co.nz/aged-care/care-hom...
Updated: 21 Aug 2014

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Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsUnknown
Updated: 23 Feb 2012

Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care42
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 2 Sep 2014

Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes 4 on 4 off
Physiotherapist 0.00 Negotiable
Occupational Therapist 0.00 Negotiable
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser 5 Yes
Podiatrist Yes Monthly
Dietitian Yes When required
Accredited Visitors Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Weekly visited
Other Personnel Negotiable
Updated: 10 Jul 2009

Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes
Specialised Dementia Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: 10 Jul 2009

Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes Two cats
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Underfloor heating
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes
Smokers Room Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Updated: 10 Jul 2009

Special Features
Waterlea Rest Home is owned by Bupa Care Services - specialists in aged care.

We provide New Zealanders with:

• Personal Medical Alarms
• Retirement village living
• Rest home care
• Hospital care
• Day care for the elderly
• Special Dementia Care
• Dementia care
• Respite care

The team at Bupa Care Services is passionate about helping older New Zealanders to get the most out of life. Our strong caring ethics, dedication and respect are valued by people at some of the most vulnerable times in their lives – so trust is intrinsic to the way we work.
Updated: 11 Nov 2009

Interests & Activities

Activity programme, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Aromatherapy, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Care and Craft, , Church, Concerts, Craft, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Games, Garden, Gardening, Greypower, Happy Hour, Housie, Interdenominational, Internet, Library, Meal choices, Men, Minibus, Motivational, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Organ, Outings, Park, Parkinson's Society, Parties, Pastoral care, Pianist, Quizzes, Reading, Recreation, Religious services, RSA, Senior Citizens, Servicemen, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Stroke Group, Videos, Visitors

Updated: 10 Jul 2009

Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Updated: 10 Jul 2009

Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Updated: 10 Jul 2009

Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.00 km No Public Transport
Shops 0.50 km
Mall 0.50 km
Parks 0.10 km
Library 1.50 km
Updated: 10 Jul 2009

Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
ACE ("Aged Care Education" Training programme) Yes
ACE ("Aged Care Education" Training programme)
Updated: 18 Oct 2011


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