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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Avondale Lifecare
Category
Dementia Care (Secure)
Address
92 Rosebank Road
Avondale
Auckland 1026
Postal Address
92 Rosebank Road
Avondale
Auckland 1026
DHB
Auckland
Phone
(09) 828 0109
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Personnel
Manager
Deborah Padfield - (09) 828 0109
Owner
Heritage Lifecare Group
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Description
At Avondale, we are proud to offer personalised rest home, village, and hospital. Our dedicated and experienced team are here to attend to both your everyday and urgent requirements. We believe in providing personable, compassionate, safe, respectful care, adding value to the quality of everyday living

We know it is very important to offer choices and to really listen to what our residents and their families want. Recognizing 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 Deborah Padfield, our Facility Manager, or feel free to drop in at any time.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 24 Feb 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 15
Vacancy Yes
Our dementia unit caters for ladies only. Visitors are most welcome to come in at any time to inspect our home.
Impending vacancy No - 2
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 19 Jun 2019
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes We have 24 hour Registered Nurse coverage. Our team of nurses have experience in aged care. Registered nurse on site. An on-call manager is available after-hours and weekends.
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers No Our Caregivers are highly experienced and work towards achieving NZQA qualifications in residential aged care. They have the skills to provide the best care for our residents.
Physiotherapist Yes A local physiotherapist calls in on a regular basis.
Occupational Therapist Yes As required.
Social Worker (on site) Yes As required.
Diversional Therapist Yes As required.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Our Activities Coordinator is a qualified Diversional therapist and is on site 5 days per week. We also have an activites assistant 3 days per week. Our programme incorporates one-to-one activities, group sessions and day trips.
Hairdresser Yes Our hairdresser visits on a weekly basis and provides a great service at a reasonable price.
Podiatrist Yes 6 weekly visits
Dietitian Yes All menus are dietitian approved. Our dietitian is available for general advice and oversight of specialised needs.
Accredited Visitors Yes This can be arranged on an individual basis.
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Fortnightly non-denominational church service
Other Personnel Yes A wide range of entertainers - Allied Health Professional as needed - A GP who visits regularly and is also available on-call
Updated: 16 Jan 2015
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes We have a registered nurse on duty 24 hours a day who can provide this level of care.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes We have a registered nurse on duty 24 hours a day who can provide this level of care.
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes Individual palliative care funding may be available.
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes It is our privilege to care for people nearing the end of their life. We work closely with GP's and Hospice to provide this care.
Dialysis Yes We are able to provide continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis. We also provide support for those requiring haemo dialysis.
Wound Care Yes We work together with GP's and specialist wound management nurses as required.
Diabetic Care Yes We are able to care for all levels of diabetes and our menu has a range of options for those who need a special diet.
Continence Advice Yes We manage residents needs and provide a range of continence products with visits by community nurse specialist on request.
Stomal Therapy Yes We manage residents needs and provide a range of products with visits by community nurse specialists on request.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes We provide support for residents who have had a stroke. This may include physiotherapy and special diet options.
Tracheotomy Care Yes Your special needs can be discussed prior to admission.
Spinal Injuries Care Yes Your special needs can be discussed prior to admission.
Infection Control Yes We meet all infection control standards.
Surgical Followup Yes We are able to care for people following surgery and provide a range of convalescent care options.
Psychiatric Care Yes We will provide referrals to other services as required.
Community Health Yes We link with community health professionals as required.
Clinical Management Yes Our Manager is a registered nurse.
Other Specialties Yes Available as required.
Updated: 24 Feb 2017
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We welcome residents who wish to stay for a short time, either to give relatives and care givers a break, or because they need a little bit of extra care to recuperate and return home.
Carer Support Yes We welcome residents who wish to stay for a short time, either to give relatives and care givers a break, or because they need a little bit of extra care to recuperate and return home.
Subsidised Yes Subsidy may be available.
Private Paying Yes We welcome people who are self funded or have insurance cover.
Booking can be made in advance Yes According to bed availability.
Updated: 16 Jul 2014
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Residents are welcome to personalise their room. We understand the importance of making it feel like home. rooms.
Single Rooms Yes We have nicely appointed single rooms.
Shared Rooms No We have no shared rooms, although we would accommodate a husband and wife, who wished to have the same room - negotiable and subject to availability.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes Lucy the cat
Phone Access In Own Room Yes You are welcome to have a phone and internet installed at your own cost.
Resident can adjust heating in own room No The home is centrally heated with underfloor heating.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes We discuss your special needs prior to admission.
Lounges/seating areas Yes Great outdoor area. We have two lounges both of which open on to a lovely private garden. One lounge has a flat screen TV with SKY television.
Female residents only Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes You may qualify for Primary Options For Acute Care Funding. Ask your GP for details.
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes It is our privilege to care for people nearing the end of their life. We work closely with GP's and Hospice to provide this care.
Palliative Care Contract Yes Individual funding may be available. Ask your GP or the hospital for more details.
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes It is possible for people to join us during the day and return home at night.
Outings Yes As part of the activities programme, regular trips are provided to the local community. These can include shopping, sight seeing and picnics.
Whanau Room Yes We have areas available where residents and their families can spend quiet time together.
Maori Kaupapa Yes We respect all cultures.
Residents Committee Yes We have a care home residents group with regular meetings.
Family Committee Yes We welcome family input and hold family forums on a regular basis.
Newsletter Yes The care homes newsletter is published on a regular basis.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Our staff are trained to recognise and manage a range of behaviours that residents may have.
Confused Residents Yes Our staff are trained to recognise and manage a range of behaviours that residents may have. This may include residents who become confused.
Smoking Permitted Yes Only in the designated smoking area.
Updated: 22 Mar 2019
Special Features
Special Features
Avondale welcomes residents from all cultures We have multi culturaland stable workforce and encourage staff to converse with residents in their native tongue

Avondale Rest Home and Hospital is owned by Bupa Care Services - specialists in aged care.

We provide New Zealanders with:

• Personal Medical Alarms
• Retirement village living
• Rest home care
• Hospital care
• Day care for the elderly
• Special Dementia Care
• Dementia care
• Respite care

The team at Bupa Care Services is passionate about helping older New Zealanders to get the most out of life. Our strong caring ethics, dedication and respect are valued by people at some of the most vulnerable times in their lives – so trust is intrinsic to the way we work.
Updated: 16 Jul 2014
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
A range of activities happen each day on an individual and group level which changes on a regular basis. We cater for people's special interests and hobbies. It is important to us that you live your day your way.



Entertainment - Occasional entertainers visit e.g. pianist, local schoolchildren singing groups, Niuean 60+ Cultural Group PINE MO LUKU.

Exercises - Twice weekly gentle exercise class

Garden - spacious outdoor area with gazebo and planter boxes.

Happy Hour - monthly with golden oldy music background.

If possible we encourage residents to share in activities in other wings.

Updated: 16 Jul 2014
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details about Meals Our menus are dietitian approved and cater to individual preferences and requirements.
Staffing Qualifications and Details Avondale Care Home meets all recommended staffing levels for residential care.
Associated Complexes We are part of Bupa Care Services, a specialist aged care provider. Bupa Care Services also has retirement villages, medical alarms and rehab services available.
What's included in your fees and what's not A government subsidy may be available for part or all of your care.
Updated: 16 Jul 2014
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Cantonese Yes
Chinese Yes
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Gujarati Yes
Hindi Yes
Interpreter Yes Available via Citizens Advice Bureau's Language Link
Malay Yes
Mandarin Yes
Niuean Yes
Punjabi Yes
Samoan Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 16 Jul 2014
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes Conducts fortnightly church service for residents who wish to attend
Non denominational Yes Fortnightly church service for residents who wish to attend
Roman Catholic No By arrangement
Updated: 16 Jul 2014
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.20 km Regular bus and train service to city centre and New Lynn Bus Depot
Shops 0.20 km All commodities available including optometrist, ASB, BNZ AND WESTPAC BANKS, Library, Cafes, Travel agent, Dentist, RSA and Bowls clubs, Drycleaning agent, Avondale Community centre & Citizen's Advice Bureau, WINZ office, Hollywood Cinema
Mall 2.00 km LynnMall Shopping Complex
Parks 0.05 km Small reserve opposite
Library 0.20 km Located opposite Avondale Care Home at the Community Centre
Updated: 16 Jul 2014
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes The audit is available on the Bupa website www.bupa.co.nz
CareerForce Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 31 Jul 2014

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

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