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Bryant House Rest Home and Dementia Care

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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Bryant House Rest Home and Dementia Care
Category
Dementia Care (Secure)
Address
71 King St
Taradale
Napier 4112
Postal Address
PO Box 12229
Ahuriri
Napier. 4144
DHB
Hawke's Bay
Phone
(06) 844 7209
Fax
(06) 844 7219
Email
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Personnel
Manager
Amanda McFarlane - 06 8447209
Owner
Greg & Susan Pritchard - 021 887 872
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Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 20 Dec 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 17
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsNo
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 17 May 2019
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes Bryant House has two Registered Nurses, Amanda and Jodi forming our Clinical Team. Amanda is the Clinical Manager with Jodi in support. 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 Our Rest Home has a Diversional Therapist every morning, Monday to Thursday. Wendy is an asset to the team ensuring residents are kept mentally and physically alert and active.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes All our staff have been trained in providing activities for our dementia residents. This is usually done in small groups with activities suiting the needs and personality of the individual.
Hairdresser Yes Bryant House is lucky to have hairdresser Fiona with us every Thursday and any other day if required.
Podiatrist Yes We have two Podiatrists that visit Bryant House.
Other Personnel Yes Bryant House has a Kitchen Manager 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: 20 Jul 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: 20 Dec 2016
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
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.

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