Rest Home Care: Shalom Court

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  • Shalom Court
  • 169a-171 St Johns Rd
  • Meadowbank
  • Central
  • Auckland
  • District Health Board Area: Auckland
  • Phone: (09) 521 7325 Mobile 021 874 805
  • Fax: 09 528 3975
  • Manager: Patricia Taylor (Phone: 9 521 7325/021 874 805)
  • Owner: Auckland Jewish Aged Home Trust Board
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Other services in this facility:

Updated: 9 Oct 2014

Shalom court will strive to be a leading premium aged care facility, offering a quality care environment based on Jewish values and practices, where residents, their families and staff contribute to decision-making that improves service standards, the care team is trained and supported to deliver outstanding care, and family, friends and community groups are warmly welcomed
Updated: 22 Jul 2013

Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsUnknown
Updated: 5 Mar 2013

Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care21
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Please call for availability and more information about short stay accommodation
Impending vacancyYes - 2 swing beds; RH unit
Updated: 27 Mar 2015

Winner of 2011 New Zealand Aged Care Association Community Connections Excellence in Care Award
Updated: 16 Nov 2011
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Nurse Practitioner Yes Access available through DHB
Registered Nurse Yes We have 24 hour Registered Nurse cover
Enrolled Nurse 21 Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist 10 Yes Physiotherapist is also available for additional times on a fee for service basis
Occupational Therapist 0.00 Negotiable Can be accessed when required
Activities Co-ordinator 11 Yes
Hairdresser Yes Visits every Thursday and at other times by arrangement
Podiatrist Yes Every 6 weeks
Dietitian Yes Food Service contracted to specialist company for catering. Overseen by Dietitian
Accredited Visitors Yes As requested by residents
Kaumatua Negotiable Available as required
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes By arrangement and as requested. All denominations welcome
Other Personnel Negotiable Residents are free to access any personnel of their own choice e.g. hairdresser, podiatrist, beautician etc.
Updated: 22 Jul 2013
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes We work closely with Mercy Hospice and staff are familiar with and use the Liverpool Care Pathway programme.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes This is available in consultation with the expertise of specialists through ADHB
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes Provided in consultation with Diabetic Clinic and ADHB
Continence Advisor Yes Specialist advice available through ADHB
Infection Control Yes Wide range of specialist assistance available
Stomal Therapist Yes Available through ADHB
Psychiatric Care Yes Available through MHSOP
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Undertaken with assistance from ADHB
Gerontological Care Yes Complex issues would be referred to ADHB
Clinical Manager Yes
Psychologist Yes
Psychiatrist Yes
Updated: 22 Jul 2013
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes There is one dedicated room/unit available
Carer Support or other Short Stay Yes There is a dedicated room/place available
Advance bookings taken Yes
Subsidised service Yes
Private paying service Yes
Updated: 16 Nov 2011
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes Provided in conjunction with POAC
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Whanau Room No Could provide a room for families if necessary
Rooms (Single) Yes All have en suite with shower
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes 1 unit
Ensuite Yes All rooms
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Must be approved by Management for Health & Safety requirements
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence No Owners and dogs visit twice weekly
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Residents Committee Yes Monthly meeting third Tuesday of month. Minutes published in large print
Newsletter Yes FOSCA (Friends of Shalom Court) is published quarterly
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes In addition, 3 outside areas are available. All have sun awnings or sun umbrellas for protection during the hot weather or balcony with roof
Outings Yes Staff and volunteers transport residents to special community events. At least one escort is required to hold a First Aid Certificate. Outings include 'Operatunity', school musical, productions, monthly bus outing
Smoking Permitted Yes All smoking must be outdoors and away from non smoking residents
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 22 Jul 2013
Special Features
Shalom Court is a boutique home and hospital in the eastern suburbs of Auckland. It is a registered charitable society established for members of the Jewish community but welcomes applicants from outside the Jewish faith.

All rooms are acknowledged as being large and all have en suites. There are also independent units approved for rest home care which are ideal for the more mobile person who is able to enjoy a 1 bedroom unit.

The food is regarded as exceptionally high quality and the menu very varied.

We offer a 7 day a week activities programme

Updated: 22 Jul 2013
Interests & Activities

Activity programme, Age Concern, Art, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Bridge, Canine friends, Cards, Care and Craft, Communicare, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Happy Hour, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Lectures, Library, Mah Jong, Mosaics, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Parkinson's Society, Parties, Pastoral care, Pianist, Picnic facilities, Quizzes, Reading, School Visits, Sing-a-longs, Videos

Updated: 22 Jul 2013
Additional Information
Details re Meals The main meal of the day with meat, vegetables & dessert is at lunch time. Dinner offers a choice of soup, salad, sandwiches & a savoury dish. Fresh fruit is served. Residents can request an alternative if the main dish is not acceptable. Special dietary requirements are provided. in keeping with Jewish dietary practice certain foods are not offered.
Staffing Details Shalom Court has a proud record of staff retention. Most staff are required to complete the 12 month National Certificate in Care of the Aged which is funded by Shalom Court. Registered nurses are on site 24 hours a day. The ratio of staff to residents is above benchmark recommendations.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Refer to Management
Updated: 22 Jul 2013
Languages Spoken
Afrikaans Yes
Arabic Yes
Cook Island Yes
Dutch Yes
Egyptian Yes
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
French Yes
German Yes
Hebrew Yes
Hindi Yes
Interpreter Yes Available through ADHB
Japanese Yes
Korean Yes
Niuean Yes
Rarotongan Yes
Russian Yes
Samoan Yes
Tongan Yes
Welsh Yes
Yiddish Yes
Updated: 23 Jul 2013
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Jewish Yes Regular arranged visits by a Rabbi
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes Weekly Holy Communion available on request from local church
Updated: 23 Jul 2008
Public Transport 0.10 km Bus stops are located within a few meters of the entrance gate to Shalom Court
Shops 0.50 km Dairy on corner
Mall 1.00 km Supermarket, bank, pharmacy, florist, hairdresser, book shop, dress shop, $2 shop and food hall
Parks 1.50 km Waiatarua Reserve - Flat access with nice walks
Library 3.00 km Public libraries at Glen Innes and Remuera shopping centres, Raye Freedman Library in Meadowbank
Updated: 22 Jul 2013
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes Available on line through Ministry of Health
New Zealand Aged Care Association Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) No As part of staff training, most caregivers are required to complete National Certificate
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) Yes
Other details Yes Tertiary level ACC Workplace Safety Management Programme Member of: EMA Gerontology Society Wound Care Society Bug Control NZNO
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. New Zealand Aged Care Association
Updated: 22 Jul 2013