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Brookhaven - Hillview Wing & Sumner Wing

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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Brookhaven
Category
Dementia Care (Secure environment)
Address
29 Alport Place
Woolston
South East
Christchurch 8023
Postal Address
29 Alport Place
DHB
Canterbury
Phone
(03) 384 5046
Fax
(03) 384 5046
Mobile
0212884734
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Greg Perkinson / Karen Bowler - 03 384 5046
Owner
Golden Healthcare Group - 03 375 0725
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Description
Golden Healthcare Group is a family owned and operated business with over 30 years of experience in Christchurch.

Brookhaven Retirement Village includes a rest home, specialist dementia wings, and a community of retirement villas.

• We are committed to providing specialised high quality dementia care in our two winged dementia units.

• We provide a safe and secure environment with lovely courtyards and gardens for great indoor and outdoor flow

• All rooms are large with individual ensuites

• Experienced and qualified diversional therapy and care staff promote dignity and independence through the delivery of care and activities to suit individual needs

We welcome your call.


Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 18 Jan 2016
DHB Respite Care Booking Service
DHB Respite Care Booking Service
We provide DHB Respite Care Booking Service.
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care40
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Our Dementia service consists of a 14 bed Sumner Wing and a 27 bed Hillview Wing. Large rooms each with ensuite, sunny lounge with flat screen TV. Secure courtyard for each unit.

We are funded to provide long-term care; however, short-term stays may be arranged subject to availability.

Please contact the home on 384 5046 to enquire about our services.
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 21 Jul 2017
Testimonials
Testimonials
"Very happy & pleased with the wonderful care my mother is getting. She is happy, laughing & talking with others. Sharing lovely stories that happen during the day. Mum’s sister has said all the staff treat mum like a family member and really care. Thank you for all the caring support you give mam and her family". Dec 2015

"Thank you all for the loving care you gave my sister. She was happy here. Thank you". Nov 2015

"Thank you to everybody at Brookhaven who looked after Mum during her two years with you. Special thanks to those we got to know well through some difficult times. You all showed great patience with her and we appreciate that. Kind regards". Sept 2015

"To all the wonderful staff, thank you for all the care and kindness shown towards our father / grandfather during his stay at Brookhaven. You made his last years enjoyable – he always told us how happy he was". Aug 2015
Updated: 18 Jan 2016
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 40 hrs Yes Onsite Monday to Friday and on call over the weekend and evenings.
Enrolled Nurse 56 hrs Yes Onsite Monday to Sunday.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Fully staffed with friendly, ACE Dementia trained Caregivers, passionate about high quality care given to all residents within the facility.
Physiotherapist Yes Available through eh Golden Healthcare Group as required.
Own Social Worker Negotiable
Diversional Therapist 40 hrs Yes Full time Monday to Friday providing a range of activities, outings and special events daily.
Activities Co-ordinator 4 Yes Weekend cover
Hairdresser Yes Weekly visits to Brookhaven. Reasonable rates.
Podiatrist Yes Visits regularly 6 weekly at a reasonable cost.
Dietitian Yes Available as required. All menus have full sign off from a dietician.
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Differing denominations available to visit, with a church service scheduled monthly.
Other Personnel Yes Facility Manager Assistant Manager
Updated: 21 Jan 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Wound Care Yes Access to specialist care as needed.
Diabetic Care Yes Registered Nurse onsite Monday to Friday.
Continence Advisor Yes Access to specialist care as needed.
Infection Control Yes
Stomal Therapist Yes Access to specialist care as needed.
Specialised Dementia Care Yes Registered Nurse has completed courses relating to good management relating with people who have dementia.
Clinical Manager Yes Clinical Manager overseas all clinical aspects as needed.
Updated: 19 Jan 2016
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 to families for their loved ones. Please call for details or a time to view available rooms.
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 19 Jan 2016
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes With ensuite.
Rooms (Shared) No All rooms are single; however, we can arrange shared rooms for couples. Please contact 384 5046 to enquire.
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes Under supervision
Pets In Residence Yes Birds only
Phone Access In Own Room Yes At the resident (families) cost
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Maori Kaupapa Yes As per the needs of the individual/whanau.
Residents Committee Yes Regular resident meetings
Newsletter Yes Regular family meetings news letter every 3 months
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes Varied and regular outings
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 1 Feb 2016
Special Features
Special Features
This is a 39 bed secure dementia unit. Every room has an ensuite. There is a lovely, secure outdoor garden with a loop walk and outdoor seating for residents and their guests to enjoy as they wish. Diversional Therapists provide a range of activities and entertainment for residents.

Brookhaven, which also includes a Rest Home and Retirement Villas, is situated close to the Estuary, beach and the Lyttelton tunnel. We are close to Sumner, Heathcote and Lyttelton, and east Christchurch. We are on a main bus route as well as the main ring road around Christchurch.

Golden Healthcare Group are proud to be local and take the time to assist you in your decision making on where to place your loved ones.
Updated: 19 Jan 2016
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Golden Healthcare Group has a fleet of 8 seater mini vans which are there for residents to be taken on outings from feeding the ducks at the Groynes Park to visiting the Cashmere Club.

Our activity programme includes Arts & Crafts, Bingo, Bowls, Care and Craft, Chapel, Church, Concerts, Cooking, Entertainers, Exercises, Games, Gardening, Jigsaw, Library, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Shopping, Videos.
Updated: 19 Jan 2016
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals Excellent home style meals provided, along with delicious morning and afternoon teas.
Staffing Details All staff are trained to ACE (Aged Care Education) level, and in Dementia and challenging behaviours. We have long term staff who have been with us for many years.
Associated Complexes Albarosa Dementia, Camellia Court Dementia, Golden Age Retirement Village, Brookhaven Retirement Village, Somerfield Dementia, Hoon Hay Dementia and Hoon Hay House.
Updated: 8 Nov 2016
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Updated: 19 Jan 2016
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
(Other comments) Yes We will ensure our residents get access to religious choices.
Updated: 4 Jun 2013
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.20 km on Ferry Road
Shops 0.50 km Ferrymead shopping centre
Mall 2.00 km Eastgate Mall (not accessible at present)
Parks 0.00 km available at the Brookhaven entrance
Library 2.00 km At Eastgate shopping centre
Updated: 4 Jun 2013
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes It is a requirement that our Diversional Therapists complete the National Certificate in Diversional Therapy.
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes Some staff complete the National Certificate in Support of the older person qualification.
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes Active membership with HCPNZ
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes Active Membership with RVA
Other details Yes
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: 4 Jun 2013

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