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Ultimate Care Lakewood - Dementia Care

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Ultimate Care Lakewood
Ultimate Care Lakewood
31 Horseshoe Lake Road
Christchurch 8061
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Kostya Gurevnin - 027-288-9905
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Vicsha Cabanero - 027-415-8530
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Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 13 Nov 2019
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 36
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges Some Rooms as at 15 Aug 2023
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 No
Updated: 7 Dec 2023
Our doctor recommended Lakewood Rest Home.
I thank God that John is so happy with his new life and will always be very grateful for the care he receives.
Updated: 30 Oct 2023
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse 40+ Yes
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes We have over 30 staff and all are trained in dementia care.
Physiotherapist Yes
Occupational Therapist Yes
Diversional Therapist 40 Yes
Activities Co-ordinator 40 Yes At Ultimate Care Lakewood we believe that engagement and social interaction are essential for mental and emotional well-being. Our residents enjoy a diverse range of stimulating activities designed to promote cognitive function, physical wellness, and social connections.
Hairdresser fortnightly Yes
Podiatrist Monthly Yes
Dietitian As Reqd Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Updated: 30 Oct 2023
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes We are able to care for those on portable oxygen. Our staff are trained and as all of our rooms are singles caring for those with oxygen need is easily facilitated.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes This can be managed.
Wound Care Yes Our RNs have attended wound assessment and wound management training at a post graduate level.
Diabetic Care Yes All diabetic needs can be catererd for in consultation with the Registered Nurse and Dietician.
Continence Advice Yes Full individual assessments and we contact an advisor as needed
Stomal Therapy Yes Available as needed
Tracheotomy Care Yes As needed
Infection Control Yes Accessed as needed and our RNs have all attended post grad training in infection control
Psychiatric Care Yes Yes - external support and guidance is sought as appropriate.
Clinical Management Yes Yes the Clinical Nurse Manager attends to all aspects of care and documentation.
Other Specialties Yes Psychiatric and General, wound care,diabetes management, incontinence management.
Updated: 28 Feb 2020
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay Status Details
Respite Yes Short term cares are very welcome at any time.
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 30 Oct 2023
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage this always
Single Rooms Yes All single rooms
Shared Rooms No None
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes We have one such room
Ensuite Yes In some rooms
Alcohol Permitted Yes In moderation
Pets In Residence Yes We have a cat and from time to time other pets belonging to residents. We welcome pet visits at any time. .
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Always
Phone Access In Own Room Yes In some rooms this is possible
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Thermostat in each room
Lounges/seating areas Yes Four seperate recreational areas
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes We do offer this service as needed
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes Informal
Outings Yes Outings in our van and smaller group outings as needed. One on one walks also occur as required.
Whānau Room Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Family Committee Yes This meets at least annually
Newsletter Yes Monthly
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes We have an active policy and procedure.
Confused Residents Yes We are a specialist dementia facility
Rural Setting Yes Yes close to the edge of a green belt
Smokers Room Yes We have an outside smoking area
Smoking Permitted Yes In designated areas.
Semi-Secure Yes We are a fully secure unit
Updated: 30 Oct 2023
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Visits to Age Concern, Blind Foundation and RSA. Bowls, cards, bridge, cooking, crafts, dancing, entertainers, art classes, exercises, flower arranging, gardening, happy hour, housie, indoor games, library, music, newspaper readings, petanque, pianist, quizzes, shopping sing-a-longs, singing and videos. Rooms have views. Breakfast in bed is available, as is meal choices and vegetarian cooking. Church groups and church services. Own mini bus for outings. Email contact available., Activity programme, Alzheimer's Society, Activity programme, Alzheimer's Society
Updated: 30 Oct 2023
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Please contact the Manager for a list of additional charges
Staffing qualifications and details Registered Nurse Full time. High ratios of staff to residents. Staff trained in Dementia care and first aid.
Details about meals Full menu dietician approved, and special needs catered for.
Visitor information You can visit Lakewood any time. No booking required.
Recreational opportunities We have a Diversional Therapist (DT) and an activities coordinator they both work together to and engage residents with different activities, one on one interaction, outings to community points of interest and concerts. Each Resident has a comprehensive DT assessment in their Care Plan for all staff to read and follow.
Internet access Wi-Fi covers all facility.
Transport We have a facility vehicle for social outings.
Updated: 30 Oct 2023
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Afrikaans Yes
Chinese Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Interpreter Yes We access as needed in all cases.
Japanese Yes
Māori - Te Reo Yes We have staff who do speak some Maori
Rumanian Yes
Russian Yes
Samoan Yes
Updated: 30 Oct 2023
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
(Other comments) Yes Multidenominational church service monthly
Updated: Unknown
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.10 Km Bus at corner
Shops 0.50 Km
Mall 0.50 Km
Parks 0.50 Km
Library 0.50 Km
Updated: 10 Jan 2012
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Police checked Yes
Other details Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 30 Oct 2023

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