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|Contract with DHB||Yes|
|Updated: 5 Dec 2018|
|Approximate number of beds at this level of care||23|
|Additional Room Costs||No|
|Updated: 23 Jan 2019|
|Type||Hours Per Week||Status||Details|
|Hairdresser||Yes||On site salon.|
|Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor||Yes||Our Chaplain is a trained counsellor. She is on site three days per week and is avilable for residents, families and staff.|
|Specialities or Areas of Expertise||Status||Details|
|Single Rooms||Yes||There are fifteen roomy bedrooms each with a handbasin /vanity unit.|
|Pets In Residence||Yes||Small aviary and small animals on activities planned days|
|Phone Access In Own Room||Yes|
|Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability||Yes|
|Lounges/seating areas||Yes||There is a large dining/lounge/activities area which accomodates residents, friends and family. An outdoor patio extends off the lounge area where more seating is provided|
|Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly||Yes|
|Provide End of Life/Palliative Care||Yes|
|Palliative Care Contract||Yes|
|Outings||Yes||Weekly outings to various destinations.|
|Family Committee||Yes||Regular meetings are held with the residents family, whanau and medicial providers.|
|Newsletter||Yes||A newletter is published every 3 months for residents, families and whanau.|
|Policy for management of challenging behaviour||Yes||We have a supportive collaborative approach to managing behaviourial issues.|
|Rural Setting||No||The home is situated on a sunny 2 hectare, north facing bush setting at the end of a quiet cul de sac at the northern end of Whangarei.|
|Smokers Room||Yes||There is a designated area for smoking outside the dementia unit.|
|Smoking Permitted||Yes||Under supervision|
|Updated: 5 Dec 2018|
Kamo Home offers a broad range of activities designed to suit the individual needs of residents.
Our Activities Co-ordinator is caring, calm, patient and continually upskilling by participating in ongoing training.
Some of the activities offered include:
Bowls Care and Craft
Church - monthly communion service plus optional interdenominational
monthly church services held.
Entertainment - regular performances by visiting dancing and singing groups.
Outings - regular outings in the Kamo Home van visiting country and beach areas.
Parties - family parties held at Easter and Christmas.
Weekly Sing-a-longs - with piano player.
|Public Transport||0.50 km||Whangarei District Council Red Bus Service within walking distance. Total Mobility Scheme available to those eligible|
|Shops||0.50 km||Kamo Village shopping centre within walking distance|
|Library||0.50 km||Walking distance plus our own Library and visits from the District Council Mobile Library Service|
|Credentials & Membership RC||Status||Details|
|National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010)||Yes|
|New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)||Yes|
|Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)||Yes|
The Ministry of Health conducts regular audits of Residential Care Facilities. They can be found HERE.