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Bradford Manor
Dementia Care (Secure)
32 Lixmont Street
Southern (Otago)
(03) 453 5516
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Michelle Donaldson - (03) 453 5516
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Bradford Manor is a 26-bed secure dementia rest home. We pride ourself on offering a high standard of care. We operate an open discloser policy and an
open door policy, visit when you want to and ask us anything.
We have an excellent activities programme that is developed for our residents' individual needs. We also enjoy group activities, indoor bowls being a favourite with our residents. We aim to promote a safe, warm, friendly and homely atmosphere for all our residents. We believe that family is important. There's always a cup of tea waiting for you and Michelle and Shona are here to help with any questions you may have.

Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 27 Jun 2012
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 26
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 22 Jun 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Nurse Practitioner Yes Bradford Manor consults with the Nurse Practitioners for Dunedin on a regular basic.
Registered Nurse 35 Yes Bradford Manor has an experinced Registered Nurse who works closely with our manager, GP and families. Communication between RN, GP and family is frequent. We believe that working together with the GP and families provides the best outcome for residents.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes We have 4 care staff each morning plus an additional staff member who is responsible for breakfast. We have 3 afternoon staff, 2 night staff & a cleaner. All staff have a First Aid certificate & have or are working towards the ACE training programme.
Diversional Therapist 28 Yes We have a Diversional Therapist 5 days a week. We believe that by keeping the mind & body active, a better quality of life is maintained. We provide a daily activities programme that is individually planned by our Diversional Therapist for each resident.
Activities Co-ordinator 10 Yes Bradford Manor has an activities co-ordinator during the weekend, so there are activities seven days a week.
Hairdresser Yes We have a hairdresser who comes once a week at the resident's cost. We feel this is important as it maintains the resident's self-worth, after all most of us like getting our hair done. In addition, we have a massage therapist who comes weekly.
Podiatrist Yes Bradford Manor has a foot care nurse who comes to the home every six weeks. Additional podiatry needs can be arranged. The above is at a cost to the resident.
Dietitian Yes We have the use of a dietitian through ACE Foods.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have two church services every month at the home. Any other spiritual needs can be met.
Other Personnel 35 Yes Bradford Manor has a manager who is approachable and friendly. She has worked in the care industry for over 20 years so understands the needs of the residents and staff. She has managed Bradford Manor for seven years.
Updated: 4 Jul 2012
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We have support from the Otago Community Hospice Team.
Surgical Followup Yes We support residents who need follow up visits for hospital and/or specialists appointments.
Wound Care Yes We have access to the D.H.B Surgical Services Team when required.
Diabetic Care Yes We have support through the Mornington Health Centre Diabetics Nurse Specialist.
Continence Advisor Yes We have access to a Continence Advisor through the D.H.B.
Infection Control Yes Our Registered Nurse is responsibly for Infection Control. This is recorded and reported to management and staff at staff meetings. We also have access to the D.H.B Infection Control Centre.
Stomal Therapist Yes This is available through the D.H.B specialist Stoma Nurse Service.
Psychiatric Care Yes This is available through the D.H.B Mental Health Service for Older People.
Specialised Dementia Care Yes Bradford Manor is a secure D3/D4 Level care facility.
Updated: 27 Jun 2012
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We offer respite care depending on availability.
Carer Support Yes As above
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 27 Jun 2012
Day Care Yes We can take a small number of day care residents.
Rooms (Single) Yes All 26 of our rooms are single.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes At Bradford Manor we encourage residents to make the room their own by bringing their own furniture and other personal belongings. We feel this is important as it makes the resident feel more at home.
Alcohol Permitted Yes We allow alcohol to be consumed under close supervision. We encourage residents to maintain their normal lifestyle as much as possible.
Pets In Residence Yes Bradford Manor has Shady the cat, Trixie the dog and Bella the budgie. We also have ducks in the garden and sheep in the paddocks.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Each room is fitted with a heater.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes All challenging behaviour is documented and referred to the RN who will assess and contact the appropriate specialist if required. All staff have regular challenging behaviour training.
Confused Residents Yes We provide constant supervision and security for all our residents.
Lounges/seating areas Yes At Bradford Manor we have two lounges. The main lounge is bright and welcoming with seating arranged in a homely manner. Our smaller lounge is bright and sunny and offers our residents and family a more private area for visits.
Outings Yes We have a minibus which is regularly used to take our residents out and about.
Rural Setting Yes Bradford Manor overlooks paddocks and bush.
Smoking Permitted Yes We have a covered outside area for smokers.
Semi-Secure Yes Bradford Manor is a fully secured rest home. However, residents can enjoy free access to our large garden.
Sprinklers Yes The home is fitted with sprinklers and monitored alarms.
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 27 Jun 2012
Special Features
Special Features
The staff and Management of Bradford Manor aim to deliver a high standard of care with empathy, encouragement and common sense. We appreciate that each Resident is a valued family member, and encourage family/whanau inclusion in the planning and provision of care. We pride ourselves on our high staff to resident ratio and provision of two care givers during the night. (Not sleepovers) We, at Bradford Manor believe our unique setting offers a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere. Our residents have free access to stroll and sit in our gardens.
Updated: 27 Jun 2012
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Updated: 27 Jun 2012