Hospital Care

Bishop Selwyn Lifecare

To provide quality care for the elderly catering for their physical, mental, social, emotional and cultural needs in a residence where they are cared for as unique individuals who merit the highest respect.
Updated: 10 Jan 2014

Our facility also offers these services:

Contact Details
Detail
NameBishop Selwyn Lifecare
Address350 Selwyn St   View Map
SuburbAddington
DistrictSouth West
City/TownChristchurch 8024
District Health Board AreaCanterbury
Phone03 3794044
Fax(03) 3794009
ManagerDiane Topschij (Phone: 03 3794044)
OwnerThe Ultimate Care Group (Phone: 04 4779358)
Email View Email Address
Website www.ultimatecare.co.nz
Updated: 15 Sep 2014

Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 10 Jan 2014

Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care29
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
We have a Lovely large room with ensuite available. No room surcharge.
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 31 Oct 2014

Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes Facility Manager, Clinical Co-ordinator and 24/7 Registered Nurses
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes Physio Aide 20 hrs weekly
Occupational Therapist Negotiable
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes 6 weekly visits
Dietitian Yes
Accredited Visitors Negotiable
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Updated: 10 Jan 2014

Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Palliative Care Contract Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes Wound management
Diabetic Care Yes Diabetic management
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes Infection management
Stomal Therapist No Stomal management
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: 10 Jan 2014

Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Subsidised service Yes
Private paying service Yes
Updated: 10 Jan 2014

Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes
Smokers Room No Dedicated outside area
Smoking Permitted Yes
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 10 Jan 2014

Special Features
We are a medium size facility that offers a high standard of care for the older person. We have well trained competent staff, dedicated to the care of our residents. Staff are friendly and welcoming and families and visitors are welcome at any time.
Updated: 10 Jan 2014

Interests & Activities

Activity programme include: Wheel chair walks, Church, Exercises, Music, Concerts, Entertainment, Happy Hour, Nail Care, One to one, Motivational, Picnic facilities, Reading, Quizzes, Games, Sing-a-longs, Visitors (people and pets) etc.

Updated: 10 Jan 2014

Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals Rotating four weekly menus
Staffing Details 24 hour Registered Nurses on duty / Enrolled Nurse and Caregivers 1 Fulltime Diversional Therapist and 2 part time assistants
Associated Complexes Part of The Ultimate Care Group Ltd Canterbury facilities are Rose Court in Rose Street and Karadean in Oxford
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Contact Diane in administration 03 3794044 ext 3
Updated: 10 Jan 2014

Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Chinese Yes
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Japanese Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Samoan Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 10 Jan 2014

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 Jan 2014

Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport   Bus stop at gate
Shops   Local dairies, fish & chip shop, hairdresser, medical centre, pharmacy.
Mall   Barrington Mall and The Colombo
Parks   Barrington
Library   Barrington
Updated: 10 Jan 2014

Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
RVA (Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand (Inc)) Yes
Registered Retirement Village Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association Yes
ACE ("Aged Care Education" Training programme) Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
CareerForce (ex CSSITO (Community Support Services Industry Training Organisation) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. RVA (Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand (Inc)) Registered Retirement Village New Zealand Aged Care Association ACE ("Aged Care Education" Training programme) CareerForce (ex CSSITO (Community Support Services Industry Training Organisation)
Updated: 10 Jan 2014


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