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Bryant House Rest Home and Dementia Care

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Bryant House Rest Home and Dementia Care
Dementia Care (Secure)
71 King St
Napier 4112
Postal Address
PO Box 12229 Ahuriri. Napier. 4144
Hawke's Bay
(06) 844 7209
(06) 844 7219
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Amanda McFarlane - 06 8447209
Greg & Susan Pritchard - 021 887 872
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Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 20 Dec 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 17
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 21 Jun 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes Bryant House has two Registered Nurses, Amanda and Jan as part of our team. Amanda is the Clinical Manager with the support of Jan. We have a Registered Nurse on site or on call 24/7
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes The dementia caregiving team have all completed their Dementia papers and any necessary additional training.
Diversional Therapist Yes Our Rest Home has a Diversional Therapist every morning, Monday to Thursday. Wendy is an asset to the team ensuring residents are kept mentally and physically alert and active.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes All our staff have been trained in providing activities for our dementia residents. This is usually done in small groups with activities suiting the needs and personality of the individual.
Hairdresser Yes Bryant House is lucky to have hairdresser Fiona with us every Thursday and any other day if required.
Podiatrist Yes We have two Podiatrists that visit Bryant House.
Other Personnel Yes Bryant House has a Kitchen Manager that ensures fresh, home cooked food is presented to residents every day. We also have a Facility Administrator who helps ensure we run smoothly.
Updated: 20 Dec 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: 20 Dec 2016
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care Yes Bryant House can provide day care for both Rest Home and Dementia Care.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes We have 16 single Rest Home rooms We have 17 single Dementia Care rooms
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes We do have 2 Rest Home rooms that would suit a couple.
Ensuite Yes We have some rooms with individual ensuites, some with shared ensuites and others with communal facilities.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage residents to bring a piece of home into Bryant House. We do ask that the size of the item in relation to the room is considered in order to allow our staff to provide a safe service.
Alcohol Permitted Yes This is completely dependent on the individual's health and circumstances and has to be in moderation.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes This is looked at on an individual basis but is not generally encouraged.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes This is done at the residents own expense.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Each room has an econ-heater that they can turn on or off.
Newsletter Yes Bryant House publishes a newsletter every two months. It is called "GereAntics".
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes We have a Behaivour Management Policy that has been sighted and approved by External Independent Auditors.
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have lounge, dining and outdoor seating/areas. Our outdoor spaces are well maintained and designed for residents and their visitors to meet.
Outings Yes We have volunteers who take residents out in our van twice a week. We also have additional outings for our Rest Home residents that are coordinated by our Diversional Therapist.
Rural Setting Yes We have several sheep in our neighbouring paddock and three chickens in our Dementia area.
Smokers Room Yes We do have a very small covered outdoor space that those wishing to smoke can use.
Smoking Permitted Yes Bryant House has a Smoke Free Policy however we do provide designated smoking outside areas. There is strictly no smoking in any of our buildings or outside of the designated areas.
Semi-Secure Yes Yes we have a secure area for our Dementia residents. We also have an automatic entrance gate which helps with security.
Sprinklers Yes Bryant House is a fully compliant, fully sprinkled Aged Care Facility.
Audit report available Yes Please refer to the MOH website to view our audit reports.
Updated: 20 Dec 2016