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Brooklands Rest Home and Memory Care

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Name
Brooklands Rest Home and Memory Care
Category
Dementia Care (Secure environment)
Address
22 List Street
Welbourn
New Plymouth
Postal Address
22 List Street Welbourn New Plymouth
DHB
Taranaki
Phone
(06) 758 8422
Fax
(06) 757 5876
Email
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Personnel
Manager
Heather Marshall - (06) 758 8422
Owner
Dementia Specialists Limited
Business Manager
Beck Bates
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Description
Brooklands Rest Home and Memory Care provides rest home and dementia level care.
The newly renovated secure dementia area has been completed (October 2016) with rooms available now.
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 17 Oct 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care11
Long term vacancyNo
Short term vacancyNo
We recently renovated our Facility to include a secure environment for Dementia Level Care.
We are able to accommodate Dementia Residents now (October 2016).
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 24 Feb 2017
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes There are two Registered Nurses providing clinical oversight of care provided to the residents by our very experienced and skilled caregivers. The Registered Nurses carry out clinical assessments and liase with members of the interdisciplinary team.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes We have wonderful experienced and skilled caregivers who know the needs and desires of each resident well, and provide exemplary care.
Physiotherapist Yes We have our own contracted physiotherapist who works with the Registered Nurses to provide appropriate assessment and care planning.
Occupational Therapist Yes We work closely with the Occupational Therapy Department at Taranaki Base Hospital as needed.
Diversional Therapist Yes Our Diversional Therapist is very experienced, and skilled at providing a diverse range of activity programmes tailored to meet the individual wishes of each resident.
Hairdresser Yes The hair dresser visits regularly. Prices are available on request.
Podiatrist Yes The podiatrist visits approximately every 6 weeks and the cost is met by the resident, unless prescribed by the GP.
Dietitian Yes We have access to a dietician who assists with menu planning and liaises with the Registered Nurses to provide specific diets for residents as required.
Accredited Visitors Negotiable
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have a volunteer chaplain/resident advocate, who visits regularly and is available to provide support as required.
Updated: 18 Oct 2016
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Carer Support or other Short Stay Yes
Advance bookings taken Yes
Subsidised service Yes
Private paying service Yes
Updated: 18 Oct 2016
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Whanau Room No Though this can be arranged
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes
Ensuite No Not at this time, however potentially in the future
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Residents have access to a telephone in the dining room and to the mobile phone. You are welcome to have your own personal phone installed, however all costs related to personal phone must be met by the resident or family.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Brooklands has gas heating throughout the public areas of the Home and fixed heating in the bathrooms, which is monitored by staff to ensure a safe temperature is maintained. The Dementia Home - Memory Lane, features individual heating in each room.
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes
Smoking Permitted No The Facility is smokefree
Semi-Secure Yes The Dementia Home - Memory Lane is an entirely secure enviroment, featuring a beautifully renovated indoor area, and a sunny secure outdoor area - complete with a 'Man Cave'.
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 18 Oct 2016
Interests & Activities
In addition to the listed activities, Memory Lane will have house assistants who will support residents with whatever they need. They will eat dinner family style, explore in the secure garden area, and even be encouraged to help with household tasks, including arranging vases of flowers, folding the laundry, and eventually collecting eggs from the planned resident chickens.
In time ‘shops’ will also be built, so people can buy the things they need without actually exchanging money, allowing them to feel that they are participating in the community just as they have done throughout their lives. Other activities include; Activity programme, Advocate, Age Concern, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Cards, Care and Craft, Concerts, Craft, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Games, Garden, Gardening, Happy Hour, Housie, Library, Minibus, Movies, Music, Outings, Park, Parkinson's Society, Parties, Quizzes, Reading, RSA, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Videos
Updated: 18 Oct 2016
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals As a guideline, Breakfast 8am, Morning Tea 10am, Lunch/Hot Dinner 12MD, Afternoon Tea 2pm, Tea 5pm, Supper 7.30pm. However residents may eat their meals whenever and where ever they wish. Cultural or spiritual food preferences, food dislikes or any allergies are catered for.
Staffing Details There is always a minimum of 2 staff available to provide care. Staffing levels are set by the Manager according to assessed resident need.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please see the Manager for details of additional fees.
Updated: 18 Oct 2016
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Updated: 18 Oct 2016
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes Regular services
Inter denominational Yes Regular Church services are advertised on the residents notice board for those wishing to attend
Non denominational Yes
Presbyterian Yes Regular services
Roman Catholic Yes Regular Services
Updated: 18 Oct 2016
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Mall 4.00 km
Parks 0.00 km The Facility boundary is Brooklands Park
Library 4.00 km
Updated: 18 Oct 2016
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
Eldernet Subscription Silver Yes
CareerForce Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 18 Oct 2016

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