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Tamahere Eventide Home & Retirement Village - Kowhai Wing

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Vacancy
No
Name
Tamahere Eventide Home & Retirement Village
Category
Dementia Care (Secure)
Address
621 State Highway 1 RD 3 Hamilton
Tamahere
Hamilton 3283
Postal Address
621 State Highway 1
RD 3
Hamilton 3283
DHB
Waikato
Phone
(07) 856 5162
Fax
(07) 856 9990
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Sue Pollock - (07) 856 5162 ext 846
Owner
Methodist Church NZ - (07) 8565162
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Description
MISSION STATEMENT: "To provide a quality caring service, for older people, in a Christian environment."
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 10 Sep 2018
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 43
Vacancy No
We have 2 secure dementia care wings with 2 respite beds.
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 168 Yes Minimum of one Qualified Nurse on site 24 hours per day, with support from experienced Nurse Manager.
Nurse Practitioner 4 Yes Visits 2 days per week
Enrolled Nurse 56 Yes Night shift only
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers 722 Yes Health care assistants provide all 'hands on' care, with support from registered and enrolled nurses. Our health care assistants are supported fully to complete NZQA accredited career force training
Physiotherapist 35 Yes We have a rehab therapist who supports residents with a structured exercise programme, either individualised or in groups. Support from a DHB community health physio is available as required via a referral process
Occupational Therapist Negotiable We also support occupational therapy students during their training.
Diversional Therapist 133 Yes We have 2 diversional therapists, one for each dementia care wing. Diversional therapy is provided 9.5 hours per day, 7 days per week in both the secure units.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Activities co-ordinators in the resthome work alongside dementia care therapists to ensure the residents in the secure units remain integrated with the community.
Hairdresser Yes We have our own 'on-site' salon. Bookings are available Monday to Friday 9.00am - 3.00pm.
Podiatrist Yes Visits 1 day per month. This service is free to diabetics.
Dietitian Yes Our menu is approved by a dietician and quality meals provided by our chefs 7 days per week.
Accredited Visitors Yes Staff are supported by volunteers
Kaumatua Negotiable Kaumatua support provided as required
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor 50 Yes We have a chaplaincy service available to both residents and staff. We also have our own chapel. For more information email: chaplain@tamahere.co.nz
Other Personnel 40 Yes We have our own contracted GP service who visit 2 days per week. We have a training co-ordinator, and work closely with WINTEC. We have an established dedicated education unit (DEU)which supports students during nursing training.
Updated: 10 Sep 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We can provide end of life care for our long term residents. We have support from the hospice palliative liason nurse as required. In some cases, it may be necessary to transfer to a more specialised environment.
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy Yes We have access to hospital stomal therapists. Our staff are also experienced in stomal therapy.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Our rehab therapist and staff support residents with a rehab programme as necessary
Infection Control Yes
Psychiatric Care Yes We work closely with DHB mental health team
Clinical Management Yes Sue Pollock - General manager care service gmcare@tamahere.co.nz or contact registered nurse on duty resthome1@tamahere.co.nz or mobile 0273367002
Other Specialties Yes Liase closely with DHB specialists as required via a referral process
Updated: 10 Sep 2018
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We have a designated rest home level care respite bed. 2 dementia care level respite beds For further information please contact us for an information package or email gmcare@tamahere.co.nz
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 10 Sep 2018
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We recommend bringing own lounge chair for room.
Single Rooms Yes With hand wash basin.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Our residents enjoy a weekly happy hour on a Friday afternoon
Pets In Residence Yes We have cats, chickens, an aviary and a fish pond.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have several lounge and quiet areas throughout the rest home. We also have covered outdoor areas, and seating available throughout our extensive outdoor garden areas.
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes We provide a day care programme 5 days per week. We also provide a transport service to and from the programme. A meal is provided at lunch time, and also morning and afternoon tea.
Outings Yes Regular outings in our own mini vans
Whanau Room Yes
Residents Committee Yes Monthly residents meetings are held in the resthome, and chaired by our Chaplain.
Newsletter Yes Tattler issued on a quarterly basis.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting Yes Set on 30 acres on Hamilton boundary. We have well established grounds with tress and gardens
Smoking Permitted Yes We have designated smoking areas for residents only. As per the Waikato DHB contract, we are a smoke free site for staff and visitors.
Semi-Secure Yes
Updated: 10 Sep 2018
Special Features
Special Features
Rural setting on 10.48 hectares with large landscaped gardens.
Updated: 10 Sep 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Member of Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Blind Foundation, Parkinson's Society, RSA, art, craft, dancing, entertainment, exercises, garden, happy hour, indoor games, bowls, golf green, library, music, newspaper reading, quizzes, shopping, Sky TV, movies, outings, large print books, chapel, concerts, craft, exercises, flower arranging, garden, newspaper reading, organ, pastoral care, petanque, pianist shopping, sing-a-longs
Updated: 10 Sep 2018
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details about Meals Breakfast is served in rooms from 0730. Main meal is at lunch time in dining room. Baking & or sandwiches are provided for Morning & afternoon tea and supper
Staffing Qualifications and Details Minimum of one Registered Nurse on site 24 hours per day.
Associated Complexes Tamahere Retirement Village, Rimu Apartments, and Cherry Blossom Cafe
Updated: 10 Sep 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Afrikaans Yes
Chinese Yes
Dutch Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 10 Sep 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Christian Yes Non denominational approach to chaplaincy.
Methodist Yes Alternate Methodist, Anglican, Presbyterian services.
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Updated: 10 Sep 2018
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 2.00 km Provide transport with 2 mini vans.
Shops 3.00 km Hillcrest and Westfield Shopping Center.
Mall 5.00 km Weekly trips to Westfield Shopping Centre.
Parks 5.00 km Hamilton gardens, Hamilton Lake
Library   On site library.
Updated: 10 Sep 2018
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
Approved provider of Professional Development and Recognition Programme Yes Our registered nurses are required to complete the Waikato DHB PDRP programme
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes Our audit report can be viewed on the MOH website, 4 years certification (maximum) received for the third time in November 2016.
Retirement Village Accreditation (Expiry date) Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) 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: 10 Sep 2018

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

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