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Annie Brydon Lifecare

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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Annie Brydon Lifecare
Category
Care Apartments
Address
71 Glover Rd
Hawera
DHB
Taranaki
Phone
(06) 278 6039
Fax
(06) 278 4122
Email
View Email Address
Personnel
Manager
Barbara Kay - 06 278 6039
Owner
Heritage Lifecare Group
Village Manager
Carolyn Cragg - 0800 770 416
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Description
At Annie Brydon, we believe in providing personable, compassionate, safe, respectful care, adding value to the quality of everyday living. Our facility and village is especially built for aged care needs. Our dedicated and experienced team are here to attend to both your everyday and urgent requirements.

We know it is very important to offer choices and to really listen to what our residents and their families want. Recognising the individual needs of our residents and to promote a friendly and comfortable environment is an important part of our philosophy. Respecting the dignity, beliefs and culture of all helps us make each day the best it can be.

Our residents and their families comment on the homely feeling we have created here. We would be delighted to have the opportunity to talk with you about our care. Please phone Carolyn Cragg, our Village Manager, or feel free to drop in at any time.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Updated: 20 Aug 2013
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care24
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsUnknown
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 22 Feb 2019
Agent's Details
Agent's Details
Details
Name Barbara Kay
Address 71 Glover Road, Hawera
City/Town Taranaki 4610
Company Heritage Lifecare Ltd
Phone (06) 278 6039
Fax (06) 278 4122
Email View Email Address
Updated: 2 Oct 2018
Solicitor's Details
Solicitor's Details
Details
Name Heritage Lifecare
Address PO Box 13223, Johnsonville
City/Town Wellington 6440
Phone (04) 901 - 2310
Email View Email Address
Updated: 2 Oct 2018
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes We have Registered Nurse coverage available from adjoining care home. Our team of nurses have experience in aged care.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Residents are welcome to join in with the care home activities.
Hairdresser Yes Available through appointment and/or care home.
Podiatrist Yes Available through appointment and/or care home.
Dietitian Yes All menus are Dietitian approved. A Dietitian is available for general advice and to oversee special needs. Meals can be delivered.
Kaumatua Yes We endeavour to assist residents to maintain any cultural ties they may have in the community before coming to Annie Brydon.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have access to a Chaplain, and various religious groups can be arranged to visit to provide services for all of our residents.
Other Personnel Yes Email assistance and interpreter services also available.
Updated: 14 Nov 2018
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage residents to personalize their rooms.
Single Rooms Yes Rooms are equipped with a personal heat pump and safety grab rails.
Ensuite Yes We have some rooms with ensuites, please discuss this option with our Facility Manager.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Wifi Yes Available for residents.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Communal lounges are equipped with comfortable seating and televisions with DVD players. The area is large enough for residents to run meetings, invite guests and partake in a variety of organised functions.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes A no discrimination policy is in place to provide a friendly and caring space for residents.
Outings Yes As part of the activities program through our care facility, regular trips are provided to the local community. These can include shopping, sightseeing and picnics.
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Updated: 15 Nov 2018
Facility Features
Facility Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Social/Recreational Programme Yes Activities and exercise programmes in place.
Community Complex Yes The site provides separate dining room and lounge facilities, which have a pool table and piano.
Emergency Call System Yes St. John's Medical Alarm.
Outings Yes As part of the activities program regular trips are provided to the local community. These can include shopping, sightseeing and picnics.
Transport Available Yes By appointment, scooter bay, near public transport.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes A no discrimination policy is in place to provide a friendly and caring space for residents.
Swimming Pool Yes
Spa Pool Yes
Library Yes
Lounges Yes Communal lounges in the complex are equipped with comfortable seating, a stereo system and televisions with Freeview TV, Sky TV, and DVD players. The area is large enough for residents to run meetings, invite guests and partake in a variety of organised functions.
Gardens Yes Situated in the sunny Hawera, Annie Brydon has magnificent landscaped gardens with outdoor seating. Residents also have private vegetable gardens.
Other details Yes The facility is fitted with accessibility ramps and safety grab rails, wide corridors, and smoke detectors with water sprinklers.
Updated: 10 Oct 2018
Special Features
Special Features
Annie Brydon Lifecare Complex offers all the benefits of the complexes facilities, including entertainment, activities and companionship. The is a 68 Bed Resthome and Hospital facility. There are 24 serviced Care Suites that are available for private and subsidised resthome level of care residents.

We take pride in being warm and friendly and have become renowned for our cheerful atmosphere.
Updated: 10 Oct 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Annie Brydon Lifecare has an extensive repertoire of activities and events, aimed at keeping the body and mind stimulated. Our Activity Coordinators focus on designing programmes for each individual at all levels of disability, to promote independence and creative expression.

Age Concern and Alzheimer's Society are easily accessed through us and we welcome them to our facility. Large print books and Blind Foundation listening books form part of our library service and we also rent DVDs or videos. Entertainers form a regular part of our programme.

Here are just some of the activities and interests of residents which arise on a regular basis:

Board games, Cooking, Quizzes, Indoor Bowls, Crafts, Parties, Happy Hour.

There is active involvement in community events. Outings are an ongoing part of the activities programme and often include stopping somewhere for coffee.
Updated: 10 Oct 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 4 Oct 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
(Other comments) Yes We are able to accommodate our residents' spiritual needs as requested. A spiritual advisor, chaplaincy and church services are available.
Updated: 4 Oct 2018
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport   Near public transport, taxis, and facility outing van are available.
Shops   Near local amenities. Transport provided on a weekly basis.
Library   Library facilities available on our complex.
Updated: 10 Oct 2018

The Ministry of Health conducts regular audits of Residential Care Facilities. They can be found HERE.

NOTE: The Retirement Villages Act 2003 (The Act) is designed to provide improved protection for people who ‘buy’ into a retirement village. If you intend to ‘purchase’ you must get independent legal advice before signing your occupation right agreement as required under The Act. Some Retirement Village type facilities are not required to register under The Act so different legal requirements apply. Please make sure you investigate fully.

 

In some villages there may be some Retirement Village units that have multiple uses e.g. a Serviced Apartment may also be used as a Residential Care Suite. The same unit may therefore show in several places on Eldernet. The DHB Shared Services website provides additional information about this service.

 

 

 

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