Rest Home Care: Takanini Lodge

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  • Takanini Lodge
  • 9-11 Taka St
  • Takanini
  • South Auckland
  • Auckland
  • District Health Board Area: Counties Manukau
  • Phone: (09) 298 1352
  • Fax: (09) 299 6619
  • Mobile: 021 223 7493
  • Manager: Yvonne Kleyn (Phone: (09) 298 1352)
  • Owner: Oceania Group
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Updated: 22 Aug 2014

We believe in teamwork with relatives and friends to support our residents to be as independant as possible.
Updated: 22 Jun 2009

Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 4 Oct 2012

Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care21
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 22 May 2015

Specialities or Areas of Expertise
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 88 Yes Clinical Cordinator /R/N oversess the 3 units in the facility plus R/N on duty in the facility 24 hours/day
Physiotherapist 8.00 Yes works 2 days a week - assess via R/N Full time physiotherapy assistant.
Occupational Therapist 0.00 Negotiable assess via R/N
Own Social Worker 0.00 No Work with community social worker
Diversional Therapist 65 Yes 3 therapist across site x 7 days a week
Activities Co-ordinator No All activities coordinated by Clinical Manager
Hairdresser Yes on site x 2 days a week
Podiatrist Yes contractor calls every 6 weeks
Dietitian Yes for special diets, authorises 4 weekly menus - summer and winter
Kaumatua Yes Via Papakura Marae
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Anglican and RC
Other Personnel Yes Kitchen and cleaning, Laundry and Maintenance staff.
Updated: 6 Mar 2014
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
IV Antibiotic Capability No In process of getting RN certified
Oxygen Management Yes
Wound Care Yes via Clinical Cordinator
Diabetic Care Yes as above
Continence Advisor Yes as above and USL
Infection Control Yes clinical Manager is infection control advisor
Psychiatric Care No consult with Counties Manuaku DHB
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes Is the Clinical Coordinator plus site manager is an R/N as well
Updated: 6 Mar 2014
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes via GP's POAC
Whanau Room No Small lounge for Maori clients and thier family available
Rooms (Single) Yes All rooms single.
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes 1 room
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes assessed by R/N - will depend on medical diagnosis
Pets In Residence Yes bird and cat
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes would depend on what sort of pet they wanted to bring on site
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Maori Kaupapa Yes via Papakura Marae
Residents Committee Yes every 2 months - all residents can attend
Family Committee Yes Family information-Monhly schedule
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes x 2 small lounge areas plus one main lounge room
Outings Yes Once a week
Smokers Room No covered area outside
Smoking Permitted Yes outside in designated areas under supervision.
Sprinklers Yes
Updated: 6 Mar 2014
Special Features
Friendly atomesphere, caregivers are trained to support the older people. Goal setting, exercise programmes x 7 days of the week
Updated: 6 Mar 2014
Interests & Activities

Activity programme, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Cards, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Cooking, Dancing, Entertainment, Exercises, Email, Fax, Gardening, Library, Massage, Minibus, Movies, Petanque, Pianist, Roses, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Videos, Vegetarian

Updated: 22 Jun 2009
Additional Information
Details re Meals All meals are cooked on site
Staffing Details We have seperate household staff
Associated Complexes We are a part of the Oceania Group of Care facilities
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Fees exclude hairdresser fee.
Updated: 22 Jun 2009
Languages Spoken
Afrikaans Yes
Chinese Yes
Chinese dialect Yes
Cook Island Yes
Croatian Yes
Dutch Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
German Yes
Korean Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Samoan Yes
Tagalog Yes
Telugu Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 22 Jun 2009
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes communion every 2 weeks
Inter denominational Yes service every week
Roman Catholic Yes communion every 2weeks
(Other comments) Yes We support any resident to exercise their own Religious Affiliations.
Updated: 22 Jun 2009
Public Transport   100 metres to greta south rd - taxi stand and bus stop 300 metres from train station 1 km away from motorway north and south
Shops 3.00 km Papakura and Manuwera
Mall 10.00 km Manukau City Southgate nearby.
Parks 5.00 km Botantic Gardens, Hill Rd Manuwera
Library 3.00 km Papakura and Manuwera Mobile service calls every 2 weeks
Updated: 6 Mar 2014
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
New Zealand Aged Care Association Yes
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) Yes via training provider Wellcare who provide a tutor on site every week for 3 hrs Training done inhouse with Career pathways.
Other details No Training done inhouse with Career pathways.
New Zealand Aged Care Association
Updated: 6 Mar 2014