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Bryant House Rest Home and Dementia Care

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Bryant House Rest Home and Dementia Care
71 King St
Napier 4112
Postal Address
PO Box 12229
Napier. 4144
Hawke's Bay
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Greg Pritchard - 06 8447209
Greg & Susan Pritchard - 021 887 872
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Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 20 Dec 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 17
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Premium Room Charges No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 No
Updated: 27 Jun 2022
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes Jodi is the Clinical Manager at Bryant House and along with another Registered Nurse, make up the Clinical Team. We have a Registered Nurse on site or on call 24/7.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes The dementia caregiving team have all completed their Dementia papers and any necessary additional training.
Diversional Therapist Yes Sharon is our Diversional Therapist and oversees the Activities Programme.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Ali is our Activities Coordinator, assisting Sharon to provide activities in our Rest Home and Dementia areas Monday to Friday.
Hairdresser Yes Bryant House is lucky to have hairdresser Fiona with us every Thursday and any other day if required.
Podiatrist Yes We have a Podiatrists that visit Bryant House as required. Diabetics are subsided by the Ministry of Health.
Other Personnel Yes Bryant House has a Kitchen Coordinator that ensures fresh, home cooked food is presented to residents every day. We also have a Facility Administrator who helps ensure we run smoothly.
Updated: 18 Mar 2021
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: 20 Dec 2016
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage residents to bring a piece of home into Bryant House. We do ask that the size of the item in relation to the room is considered in order to allow our staff to provide a safe service.
Single Rooms Yes We have 16 single Rest Home rooms We have 17 single Dementia Care rooms
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes We do have 2 Rest Home rooms that would suit a couple.
Ensuite Yes We have some rooms with individual ensuites, some with shared ensuites and others with communal facilities.
Alcohol Permitted Yes This is completely dependent on the individual's health and circumstances and has to be in moderation.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes This is looked at on an individual basis but is not generally encouraged.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes This is done at the residents own expense.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Each room has an econ-heater that they can turn on or off.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have lounge, dining and outdoor seating/areas. Our outdoor spaces are well maintained and designed for residents and their visitors to meet.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes Bryant House can provide day care for both Rest Home and Dementia Care.
Outings Yes We have volunteers who take residents out in our van twice a week. We also have additional outings for our Rest Home residents that are coordinated by our Diversional Therapist.
Newsletter Yes Bryant House publishes a newsletter every two months. It is called "GereAntics".
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes We have a Behaivour Management Policy that has been sighted and approved by External Independent Auditors.
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting Yes We are down a long driveway, set off a quiet road. Our Dementia area backs onto Taradale Intermediate with wonderful views of the surrounding hills.
Smokers Room Yes We do not permit smoking in any of our internal buildings. We do have a very small covered outdoor space that those wishing to smoke can use.
Smoking Permitted Yes Bryant House has a Smoke Free Policy however we do provide designated smoking outside areas. There is strictly no smoking in any of our buildings or outside of the designated areas.
Semi-Secure Yes Yes we have a secure area for our Dementia residents. We also have an automatic entrance gate which helps with security.
Updated: 20 Jul 2018

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