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Warkworth Hospital

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Mission Statement:
Warkworth Hospital is committed to the provision of quality care with dignity and privacy for all people within this facility
Updated: 13 Aug 2014

Our facility also offers these services:

Contact Details
Detail
NameWarkworth Hospital
Address31 Blue Gum Drive   View Map
DistrictNorth
City/TownWarkworth
Postal AddressP.O Box 650, Warkworth, 0941
District Health Board AreaWaitemata
Phone(09) 425 9950
Fax(09) 425 9190
ManagerJo McGoram (Phone: 021929856)
Email View Email Address
Updated: 14 Aug 2014

Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 13 Aug 2014

Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care29
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 29 Aug 2014

Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes 9 Registered Nurses and the Nurse Manager provide 24/7 quality care
Enrolled Nurse Yes 1 long-serving Nurse provides support to registered staff
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Our experienced well trained staff combined with an excellent staff/client ratio provide around the clock quality care.
Physiotherapist Yes As required
Activities Co-ordinator Yes 1 full-time and 1 part-time
Hairdresser Yes Judy visits weekly
Podiatrist Yes Visits 6 weekly
Dietitian Yes As required
Accredited Visitors Yes We have volunteers who visit weekly
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Other Personnel Yes Operations Manager. Kitchen, Laundry, Cleaning and other support staff.
Updated: 13 Aug 2014

Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes All our staff are trained in palliative care
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes Several of our Nurses are trained in nasogastric and PEG feeding.
Oxygen Management Yes
Wound Care Yes Several of our nurses have been through The Wound Academy training. We have access to wound care specialist nurses when required.
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes We run a full up to date infection control program
Stomal Therapist Yes If required
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes The Nurse Manager is the clinical manager.
Updated: 13 Aug 2014

Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes Subject to room availability
Carer Support or other Short Stay Yes Subject to room availability
Subsidised service Yes
Private paying service Yes Subject to room availability.
Updated: 13 Aug 2014

Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Contracted for this service.
Day Care Yes By arrangement
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We work closely with hospice to provide a quality service.
Rooms (Single) Yes 16 with individual ensuite toilets. 16 dedicated hospital care rooms
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes 2 rooms suitable for couples
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage personalisation of rooms.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Daily happy hour
Pets In Residence Yes We have a range of staff and family pets that visit regularly during the week.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes All rooms have the facility to connect an individual phone line
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Underfloor ducted heating is in all rooms and throughout the facility.
Residents Committee No Monthly Resident meetings are held
Family Committee No We have an open door policy.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have 2 lounges
Outings Yes Regular outings are arranged by our activities staff. We have our own mobility van
Rural Setting Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes Designated areas are provided for this.
Sprinklers Yes Smoke alarms and sprinklers throughout the facility.
Audit report available Yes We are happy to show you our audit results at any time.
Updated: 13 Aug 2014

Interests & Activities

Our dedicated activities staff offer daily activities with regular visiting entertainment. Local schools and clubs visit regularly.

Activities include: Bowls, crafts, quizes, garden, entertainment, entertainers, bingo/housie, music, movies, stroke club, RSA lunches, library and much more.

Updated: 13 Aug 2014

Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals We have a 6 weekly dietitian approved menu. All meals are prepared daily on the premises.
Staffing Details We have a stable staff base with an excellent staff/resident ratio.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Contact Nurse Manager for details.
Updated: 13 Aug 2014

Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Brethren Yes
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Jehovah Witness Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
(Other comments) Yes We welcome people of all religious beliefs
Updated: 13 Aug 2014

Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 1.00 km
Shops 1.00 km
Parks 1.00 km
Library 1.00 km
Updated: 13 Aug 2014

Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Spark of Life Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association Yes
ACE ("Aged Care Education" Training programme) Yes
CareerForce (ex CSSITO (Community Support Services Industry Training Organisation) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. New Zealand Aged Care Association ACE ("Aged Care Education" Training programme) CareerForce (ex CSSITO (Community Support Services Industry Training Organisation)
Updated: 13 Aug 2014


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