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Ernest Rutherford Retirement Village

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Vacancy
Soon
Name
Ernest Rutherford Retirement Village
Category
Dementia Care (Secure)
Address
49 Covent Drive
Stoke
Nelson
Postal Address
49 Covent Drive
Stoke
Nelson 7011
DHB
Nelson Marlborough
Phone
03 538 0880
Fax
03 538 0881
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Personnel
Manager
Durham Quigley - 03 538 0880
Owner
Ryman Healthcare
Clinical Manager:
Jessie Tang
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Description
Ryman Healthcare have been providing retirement living and care options within one village community for over 30 years. Putting residents first has always been our priority, and our terms, care and innovation are a direct reflection of this. Because at Ryman, it's all about people.

Winner: 2019 Trusted Brand Aged Care & Retirement Villages

The Ernest Rutherford Retirement Village is named after a proud New Zealander and Nelsonian, and one of history's most acclaimed scientific minds. The village provides a full range if retirement lifestyle options for the elderly, along with the very best in retirement care.

The village is located in Stoke, Nelson and features the very latest designs in retirement living providing brand new architecturally designed Independent Townhouses & Apartments, Serviced Apartments, and a Care Centre, set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens.

Care centre residents have access to beautiful spacious lounges, dining areas and serene outdoor spaces. Living areas are warm and inviting and provide the perfect setting to meet with family and friends to relax and enjoy.

The amenities can include a hair and beauty salon, café and shop. Our villages have beautifully landscaped gardens where you can enjoy peaceful strolls or have the space for the grandchildren to play.

For your peace of mind, we have 24-hour security to ensure your safety at all times.

The modern village design concept, together with the friendly, caring staff, means residents enjoy the very best of retirement living.

We welcome your call.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 27 Feb 2019
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 25
Vacancy Soon
We have beautiful ensuite rooms available. Rooms have full nurse call system, TV with freeview and views or access to the surrounding gardens or courtyards.
Impending vacancy Yes - We welcome your enquiry
Additional Room CostsYes
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 23 Aug 2019
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes We have a registered nurse on site 24/7
Physiotherapist Yes Our physiotherapist visits each Wednesday and Friday.
Diversional Therapist Yes The Dementia Care unit has its own fully trained diversional therapist who provides a range of activities for the residents.
Hairdresser Yes We have two hairdressers on site on a Tuesday Wednesday and Thurday and are available at other times as requested. We also have a beauty thearpist who visits each Wednesday.
Podiatrist Yes Our podiatrist visits on a monthly basis.
Dietitian No We do not have a dietitian on site but do have a dietitians input when preparing menus.
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Interdenominational church services are held on a weekly basis.
Updated: 27 Feb 2019
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Residents can bring their own furniture to make their room feel like home. This is only limited by safety and space constraints.
Single Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes Happy hour on a weekly basis
Pets In Residence Yes The rest home has a cat in residence currently.
Lounges/seating areas Yes In our Dementia Care unit we have large open spaces rather than seperate lounges.
Outings Yes We have regular outings for all of our residents.
Whanau Room Yes
Maori Kaupapa Yes We have a local Maori minister who visits
Residents Committee No While we do not have a resident's committee resident meetings are held every second month.
Family Committee No We do not have a specific family committe but family meetings are held every six months.
Newsletter Yes We produce a quarterly newsletter
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Please ask management to view this policy if you wish.
Confused Residents Yes
Semi-Secure Yes Our Dementia Care unit is fully secure
Updated: 27 Feb 2019
Special Features
Special Features
Lovely internal courtyards which residents have access to from their room. Rooms on outside have lovely views to bowling green.
Updated: 27 Feb 2019
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
We have a dedicated diversional therapist for our dementia care unit who prepares a stimulating activities programme for our residents.

For more information please contact management.
Updated: 27 Feb 2019
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details about Meals All our meals are cooked on site and have that lovely ome cooked quality. Our main meal is served at lunch time with a lighter meal being served in the evening. Morning and afternoon tea and supper all consist of delicious home baking from our kitchen. We cater for all special dietary requirements and endeavour to cater for personal preferences where possible. Our menus change on a seasonal basis.
Staffing Qualifications and Details We pride ourselves on encouraging our staff to upskill and so are confident that our staff have the skill and abilities to meet our resident's needs. Our staff have all completed or are in the process of completing their "Ace" training and a large number hold a Certificate in the Care of the Older Person.
Associated Complexes We are part of the Rymans Healthcare Group of care facilities. Ryman Healthcare is one of New Zealand’s leading providers of Retirement Village Living for New Zealanders over the age of 65. The company has built an unprecedented reputation building exceptional Retirement Villages, employing professional and caring staff and as a result, are six-time winners of the Australasian Aged Care Awards for “Best Retirement Village in New Zealand”.
What's included in your fees and what's not Please refer to management for details on what the fees do and do not cover.
Updated: 27 Feb 2019
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Dutch Yes
English Yes
German Yes
Updated: 27 Feb 2019
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Inter denominational No An interdenominational services is held on a weekly basis by ministers from a range of different religions on a roster basis.
Updated: 27 Feb 2019
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.10 km We have a bus stop very close by
Shops 2.00 km We have a small shop in Village which supplies a small range of necessities. However we are also situated near to Stoke shopping centre.
Parks 2.00 km We are close to Saxton Fields a comprehensive sports facility. Resident's also enjoy trips to Iffel Park in Stoke has lovely gardens and walks.
Library 2.00 km Stoke Library is located in the centre of Stoke approximately 2km away. We also have a library on site in the Village.
Updated: 27 Feb 2019
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
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Other details Yes Internal Ryman Audit are also undertaken
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 27 Feb 2019

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

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