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|Contract with DHB||Yes|
|Updated: 14 Oct 2015|
|Approximate number of beds at this level of care||26|
|We currently have 1 room available at Tasman Rest Home and Dementia Care. We also have a waiting list option available. We welcome your inquiry and would love to show you around. We create a warm sense of home with the 'small home' concept. Each unit has a lovely open plan kitchen. There is a strong sense of community, residents enjoy walking through the gardens and visiting their neighbours. Please see our comprehensive web site for further information about Tasman.Please contact us if you are interested in viewing our facility and meeting our people. Ph 03 547 6867.|
|Additional Room Costs||Some Rooms|
|MOH Certification and Audit Report||View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)|
|Updated: 22 May 2019|
|Outstanding Care Provided for my Mum
The Positives : The wonderful staff at Tasman provided outstanding care for my mum throughout her stay. They were, without exception, calm, kind and warm-hearted toward her at all times. That she was able to smile and laugh with us right up to her last days is a tribute to the ‘best friends’ and ‘small homes’ concept being implemented by DementiaCare NZ. We will always remain grateful that we chose Tasman to care for her.
The Negatives : Nothing.
To anyone viewing this facility we encourage you to focus on the calm atmosphere and attitude of the caring staff. So while the rooms and lounges are bright and cheery they don’t have the latest decor. Funds are obviously spent on providing the very best in personal care for the residents as we found. We never regretted for even one minute our decision to settle Mum here.
Hi Claire ,
‘We have found Tasman Rest Home and dementia Care to be the best place for our Mum. The Carers and Nurses take great care to make sure that Mum gets what she needs. It’s never easy losing your Mum to dementia, but we are happy in the knowledge that she is being well cared for an Tasman. Any time we have concerns, we voice them and they listen, take it on board and try their hardest to make sure Mum is happy and comfortable. They take time to get to know Mum and what her signs and signals mean and do their best to understand what she wants. No ‘home’ is ever going to be perfect at this time of life, but all the Carers, Nurses and other staff at Tasman really do their very best to make Mum feel at home. They truly do care about Mum.’ Kath Bee
To all the wonderful staff at Tasman,
We just wanted you to know how much our family appreciated the outstanding care you gave my Mum throughout her stay with you.
You were, without exception, calm, kind and warm hearted toward her at all times.
That she was able to smile and laugh with us right up to her last days is a tribute to all of you and the ‘Best Friends’ and ‘small homes’ concept being implemented by Dementia Care NZ.
We will always remain grateful that we chose Tasman to care for Mum after she could no longer stay at home.
We extend to you all of our warmest regards and grateful thanks.
Sue and John, Michael and Carolyn and the rest of the family of Joy Guy.
ACTS 24:15 – We look forward to seeing our darling Joy again.
To all the staff at Tasman Rest Home.
We would like to say a big thank you for the lovely happy friendly care given to our Father Allen Mills.
It was so nice walking into the building, residents and staff alike always greeted us with smiles and hello’s.
The sensor mat by his bed was always being set off by us accidently no matter how hard we tried not to and a staff member would come in with a beaming smile and switch it off.
Nothing seemed to be a bother.
We always felt like we belonged to a big family, this made things so much easier for us to cope with Dad having to be in an environment he didn’t want to be and his health deteriorating.
The banter between you and Dad was a joy to see, Dad loved to give cheek to someone and it was nice to see you responding back.
The care and friendliness not only extended to Dad, as an extended family always being there, we also were looked after.
The endless cups of tea and coffee, and a meal if we happened to be there at that time was so generous. Along with the one happy hour we happened to coincide with, was nice it was shared with everybody not just the residents. I know my grandchildren loved it, Toby still talks about his lemonade and chippies with Great Granddad.
We will be recommending you to everyone we talk to, our choice of care for Dad was just the best in our eyes, thank you so much.
Christine Griffith and Gene.
15th March 2012.
My Husband, Eric, has been a resident of Tasman Rest Home and Dementia Care in Stoke, Nelson since January 17th this year and I can’t speak too highly about the wonderful care he is receiving.
All the staff, from the Managers, The Registered Nurses, the Diversional Therapists and the Carers are all very competent and all so cheerful and most welcoming.
A support group meeting is held once a month for the families of the residents, which I find most helpful.
I am very happy to have Eric being cared for by these wonderful people and would thoroughly recommend Tasman Rest Home and Dementia Care.
|Updated: 22 Jul 2018|
|Type||Hours Per Week||Status||Details|
|Registered Nurse||Yes||There is a Registered Nurse on site seven days a week 24 hours per day. Should you require any information regarding your loved one the nurse on duty is the person to see.|
|Physiotherapist||Yes||Our physiotherapist works with us each fortnight. She assesses each resident's needs and develops a safe handling plan for each resident. She also trains the staff to transfer residents safely.|
|Social Worker (on site)||Yes||As required|
|Diversional Therapist||Yes||Our diversional therapists know each resident very well and know what works for each person creating meaningful activities to support creativity, socialisation, stimulation and fun as well as assisting residents in the daily running of their home.|
|Hairdresser||Yes||Visits weekly and more frequently when required.|
|Podiatrist||Yes||We have a podiatrist who comes on a regular basis to attend to the needs of the residents.|
|Dietitian||Yes||Our dietitian comes to Tasman monthly to review nutritional requirements of the residents|
|Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor||Yes||Tasman is interdominational so we have people from several demoninations that visit. Should you require an individual visit this can be arranged.|
|Other Personnel||Yes||We have a person who facilitates a support group for family members of people who live at Tasman. Many people find talking with others very helpful. She is also available by phone for any family member who just needs someone to talk with.|
|Updated: 4 Jul 2013|
|Specialities or Areas of Expertise||Status||Details|
|Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management||Yes||As required|
|End of Life/Palliative Care||Yes||Our registered nurses have received training in caring for people as they experience the final stages of their life journey|
|Wound Care||Yes||Specialist care is available on referral|
|Diabetic Care||No||specialist care is available on referral|
|Continence Advice||Yes||We have a continence advisor who calls on us regulary. She also runs in house training sessions for staff and is available to be contacted when we require her service.|
|Stomal Therapy||No||Specialist care input is available on referral|
|Stroke Rehabilitation||No||Specialist care input is available on referral|
|Infection Control||Yes||We have a registered nurse who does special training in infection control and who has a role in infection control at Tasman. Specialist care input is available on referral|
|Surgical Followup||Yes||As required|
|Psychiatric Care||No||Specialist care input is available on referral|
|Clinical Management||Yes||Clare Tauro is our clinical manager at Tasman Rest Home. She is supported by Arah Cartagena, Regional Clinical Manager for Dementia Care NZ.|
|Other Specialties||Yes||Simon Hamley is a Registered Mental Health Nurse and also our Education Coordinator. Simon ensures all staff are compliant with their training, runs staff in-services and Coordinates any special training programs that we offer.|
|Updated: 5 Jul 2018|
|Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay||Status||Details|
|Respite||Yes||We offer a respite care service if we have a room available at the time you need care. Please phone our manager Aldrich if you would like to make a booking.|
|Updated: 26 Feb 2016|
|May Bring Own Furniture||Yes|
|Pets In Residence||Yes|
|Negotiate To Bring Own Pet||Yes|
|Policy for management of challenging behaviour||Yes|
|Updated: 27 Oct 2009|
|Tasman Rest Home and Dementia Care is situated in a quiet suburban area in parklike surroundings. We have a warm and friendly atmosphere with small and homely units.Each unit has its own open plan kitchen. This increases our homely feel and encourages normalised activities.
'Ora' home provides rest home level care.
'Rangi' and 'Ata Hapara' homes provide a safe environment for residents requiring Dementia Rest Home Care.
'Aio' home provides specialist Dementia Hospital level care.
Our staff work hard to provide individualised care for each resident. We take pride in our ability to give care to our residents.
We are guided by our vision and values and love the work we have chosen to do.
|Updated: 20 Sep 2011|
|Representatives visit from RSA and Alzheimer's Society, church services, entertainment, garden, indoor games co-ordinated by the Diversional Therapist, meal options (residents can have a choice), music (visiting pianists singers and musical groups), newspaper reading, videos, outings / picnics in minibus.|
|Updated: 27 Oct 2009|
|Details about Meals||Individual requirements are catered for.|
|Staffing Qualifications and Details||Registered nurse present Monday to Friday. Registered Nurse on call at all other times.|
|What's included in your fees and what's not||Please contact the Manager.|
|Updated: 27 Oct 2009|
|Updated: 27 Oct 2009|
|Updated: 9 Mar 2012|
|Public Transport||0.25 km||Access by bus or taxi to Nelson City|
|Shops||1.50 km||Stoke Shopping Centre|
|Mall||5.00 km||Richmond Mall|
|Parks||0.50 km||Park adjacent, with 5km walkway off this.|
|Library||1.50 km||Stoke Library|
|Updated: 27 Oct 2009|
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