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Kemp Home and Hospital

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The staff at Kemp Home and Hospital undertake to provide a professional and caring environment with opportunities for elders to live a dignified and fulfilling daily life.

We believe in:

the individuality of those in our care and their right to make informed choices through our interaction with them and their families,

and in creating a pleasant living environment with professional care and the encouragement of activity, both mental and physical, to maintain the optimum quality of life.

Updated: Unknown

Our facility also offers these services:

Contact Details
Detail
NameKemp Home and Hospital
Address21 Te Pene Avenue   View Map
SuburbTitahi Bay
DistrictWest
City/TownPorirua 5022
Postal AddressPO Box 52081
District Health Board AreaCapital & Coast
Phone(04) 236 8099
Fax(04) 236 6176
ManagerValelia Gibb (Phone: (04) 236 8099)
OwnerWellington City Mission (Phone: (04) 477 5960)
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Website http://www.wellingtoncitymission.org.nz/...
Updated: 5 Jun 2014

Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 14 Jun 2012

Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care28
Long term vacancyNo
Short term vacancyNo
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 19 Sep 2014

Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 8x40 Yes Registered nurses on all shifts supervise and take responsibility for all care
Physiotherapist Yes Services available as prescribed. Physiotherapist visits at least weekly.
Occupational Therapist 1x16 Yes Provides specialist equipment services and is assisted by a team of recreational staff to offer a wide range of daily activities for people of all abilities. Assisted by a team
Own Social Worker No All services provided by Capital Support and Capital Coast staff.
Diversional Therapist Yes Services provided by the Occupational Therapist and her team
Hairdresser Yes Available Tuesdays. Very reasonable rates for men and women.
Podiatrist Yes Visits twice monthly.
Dietitian Yes Annual Dietician audit of all meal servcies
Kaumatua Yes For both Maori and Pacific Island clients
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Anglican Chaplain on staff. Catholic Services fortnightly. Services for people of other Christian denominations and other faiths as requested. Chapel and hall available
Other Personnel Yes Medical Officer, experienced in geriatric care available at all times
Updated: 29 Jun 2010

Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes Currently undertaking advanced qualifications
Psychiatric Care Yes
Specialised Dementia Care Yes All registered and assistant nursing staff receive training in the care of clients with dementia
Gerontological Care Yes Registered nurses have advanced qualifications and/or experience in gerontology.
Clinical Manager Yes
Other Post Graduate Specialities Yes Post graduate qualifications of our nursing staff include B. H.Sc an M Sc (Gerontology)
Updated: Unknown

Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Advance bookings taken Yes Limited to availability
Subsidised service Yes
Private paying service Yes
Updated: 22 Mar 2013

Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Whanau Room Yes Also play room for children
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Shared) Yes
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes
Ensuite Yes Shared
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes Happy hour each Saturday
Pets In Residence Yes We currently have two cats budgies and fish.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Clients pay for private line, or cordless phones available for use.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Adjustable heating available in each room
Residents Committee Yes Independent chairperson, families welcome.
Family Committee Yes As residents committee
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Eleven areas of varying sizes
Outings Yes
Rural Setting Yes suburban setting with extensive sheltered gardens including rose garden and gazebo
Smokers Room Yes Two smoking areas available for residents
Smoking Permitted Yes We have an allocated smoking area
Semi-Secure Yes Facility locked at 5pm each night
Sprinklers Yes Full smoke detectors, sprinklers and alarm systems in all areas. Internal evacuation systems with internal smoke and fire stop doors
Updated: 22 Mar 2013

Special Features
Suburban setting with extensive sheltered gardens including rose garden and gazebo.

Nursing students from Whitiriea Polytechnic, Medical students from Wellington School of Medicine, Students from the Police college and care giver students from a variety of institutions undertake learning experience and add to our daily experiences
Updated: Unknown

Interests & Activities

Activity programme, Advocate, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Aromatherapy, Art, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Bridge, Canine friends, Cards, Care and Craft, Chapel, Children, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Dancing, Electric beds, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Gardening, Happy Hour, Housie, Interdenominational, Jigsaw, Lectures, Library, Maori Women's Welfare League, Meal choices, Men, Minibus, Motivational, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Organ, Outings, Park, Parties, Pastoral care, Pianist, Picnic facilities, Quizzes, Reading, Recreation, Religious services, Roses, Service women, Servicemen, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Sky TV, TAB, Vegetarian, Videos, Views, Visitors

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Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals All meals provided including morning and afternoon teas and snacks as desired. Facilities for tea and coffee and heating food in each unit
Staffing Details Each unitis staffed by a team of registered nurses and care givers, led by a Care Manager who is responsible for the day to day running and quality of care in the unit. All nurse assistants have care givers certificates.
Associated Complexes Also listed as hospital.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include All hotel services including personal laundry provided in cost.
Updated: Unknown

Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Cook Island Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Interpreter Yes
Japanese No We are situated in Porirua and participate in the Sister City exchanges with Nishio, a city similar to ours and S.E. of Ngagoya
Malay Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Niuean Yes
Samoan Yes
Tongan Yes
Other Details Yes Staff at Kemp Home and Hospital wish to make admission and stay at Kemp as pleasant and supportive as possible for clients of all cultures and ethnic groups. There are people on the staff who are fluent in Maori, all Pacific and several Asian languages.
Other Information Yes Tokalau, Cook Island Maori & All Pacific Islands
Updated: 29 Jun 2010

Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Christian Yes
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes Christian, L.D.S, Buddhist. Muslim
(Other comments) Yes Open to people of all Christian denominations and other faiths. Clergy and religious representatives are welcome and we will strive to provide support in any way possible.
Updated: Unknown

Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.03 km On main bus route. Bus stop outside
Shops 0.20 km Adjoins local shopping centre
Parks 0.10 km Adjoins local sports ground
Updated: Unknown

Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
New Zealand Aged Care Association Yes
ACE ("Aged Care Education" Training programme) Yes
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association ACE ("Aged Care Education" Training programme)
Updated: Unknown


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