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Essie Summers Retirement Village

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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Essie Summers Retirement Village
Category
Dementia Care (Secure)
Address
222 Colombo St
Beckenham
South East
Christchurch
DHB
Canterbury
Phone
(03) 337 2702
Fax
(03) 332 4470
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Rosemary Deane - 03 337 2702
Owner
Ryman Healthcare
Clinical Manager:
Melanie Asuncion
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Description
Winner: 2018 Trusted Brand Aged Care & Retirement Villages

The village features the latest designs in retirement living including beautiful townhouses, serviced apartments and a resthome set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens.

The village is in a excellent location close to Beckenham’s wonderful community facilities, including a supermarket, library, cafes and specialty boutique stores.

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 resort-style facilities 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.

With exceptionally friendly staff, our residents are able to enjoy the library, internal atrium, regular happy hours, beautifully landscaped gardens, frequent trips to the shops and much, much more.

We welcome your call.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Updated: 15 Aug 2018
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 24
Vacancy Yes
Beautiful surroundings,peaceful atmosphere, well worth a look for your loved relative
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsYes
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 18 Jan 2019
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 56 Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes
Occupational Therapist Yes
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Podiatrist Yes
Dietitian Yes
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Other Personnel Yes
Updated: 26 Jun 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes
Dialysis Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Tracheotomy Care Yes
Spinal Injuries Care Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Psychiatric Care Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Other Specialties Yes
Updated: 26 Jun 2018
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 26 Jun 2018
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Single Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Ensuite Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Family Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting Yes
Smokers Room Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes
Semi-Secure Yes
Updated: 26 Jun 2018
Special Features
Special Features
Beautiful purpose built Dementia Unit. All single rooms with full ensuite. Sunny warm aspect with lovely views.
All staff have Demnentia qualifications and training. The activities program has been designed specifically for dementia residents
Updated: 26 Jun 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Aromatherapy, Art, Big print books, BBQ, Billiards, Bingo, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Bridge, Cards, Care and Craft, Chapel, Children, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Dancing, Electric beds, Email, Entertainers, Exercises, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Gardening, Golden Oldies, Happy Hour, Housie, Hydrotherapy, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Library, Lotto, Massage, Minigolf, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Parties, Pastoral care, Petanque, Pianist, Parties, Pianist, Picnic facilities, Pool, Quizzes, Reading, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Sky TV, Vegetarian, Videos
Updated: 26 Jun 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
Methodist Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Updated: 26 Jun 2018
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
Approved provider of Professional Development and Recognition Programme Yes
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
Spark of Life Yes
Other details Yes
Approved provider of Professional Development and Recognition Programme 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: 26 Jun 2018

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

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