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Edale - Oak Tree Suite

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Dementia Care (Secure environment)
30 Bond St
Marton 4710
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30 Bond Street, Marton 4710
(06) 327 8562
(06) 327 5280
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Mike O’Regan (temp manager) - (06) 327 8562
Marton Edale Home Trust Board
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"Your home away from home".


Enhancing our Resident's emotional and spiritual well being, embracing all cultural beliefs and needs.

Daily living needs are met with individual care and assistance.

A Choice of Rights. Giving respect for their privacy and confidentiality.

Living and sharing in an environment that is acceptable to everyone.

Encourage continued interest in the community, with family and friends.
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 16 Mar 2012
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care7
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 28 Feb 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 40 Yes And Registered Nurse on call
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers 168 Yes
Physiotherapist 0.00 No Access to this service through Wanganui District Health Board
Occupational Therapist 0.00 Yes Access to this service through Wanganui District Health Board
Own Social Worker 0.00 No Access to this service through Wanganui District Health Board
Diversional Therapist 30.0 Yes On site diversional therapist assists the activities co-ordinator
Activities Co-ordinator 30.00 Yes Currently in training for qualification. Works 5 days per week.
Hairdresser Yes A Hairdresser visits on a weekly basis
Podiatrist Yes Visits the home on a regular basis
Dietitian Yes Edale has access to this facility through Wanganui District Health Board. A regular audit is carried out by an independant qualified dietician.
Accredited Visitors Yes Access to this facility through Aged Concern.
Kaumatua Yes Access available on request
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Regular services for denominations
Other Personnel Yes Trust Board members and Friends of Edale volunteers
Updated: 6 Jan 2014
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Wound Care Yes Access through Wanganui District Health Board
Diabetic Care No Access through GoWanganui District Health Board
Continence Advisor Yes Access through Good Health Wanganui. Membership held with NZ Continence Association
Infection Control No Access through Wanganui District Health Board
Stomal Therapist No Access through Wanganui District Health Board
Psychiatric Care No Access to through Rangitikei Health Centre
Stroke Rehabilitation No Access through Wanganui District Health Board
Tracheotomy Care No Access through Wanganui District Health Board if required
Dialysis No Access through the Renal Unit at Palmerston North Hospital if required
Specialised Dementia Care Yes All staff in Oak Tree suite hold NZQA qualifications in dementia care of the elderly
Gerontological Care Yes
Other Nursing Specialities No Access through Wanganui District Health Board
Psychologist No Access through Rangitikei Health Centre
Updated: 2 Nov 2011
Day Care Yes Contract held for Dementia Care - Day Care services
Whanau Room Yes A quiet room is available for family visits in Oak Tree Suite.
Rooms (Single) Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Negotiable
Alcohol Permitted Yes In moderation
Pets In Residence Yes Edale has a cat for the Rest Home
Maori Kaupapa Yes Edale work with our local Maori Health Provider as needed
Residents Committee No Residents meetings held monthly
Family Committee Yes The manager is available for consultation with families on request.
Newsletter Yes The Trust Board publish a quarterly newsletter that is distributed to Residents and their families.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Our policy on managing challenging behaviour is based on individual resident's needs.
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes
Rural Setting Yes
Semi-Secure Yes Exiting doors monitored by alarm
Sprinklers Yes A current Building compliance schedule is held.
Audit report available Yes Current Audit Report is available on the Ministry of Health website.
Updated: 2 Nov 2011
Special Features
Edale Home is a community project and non-profit organisation. The Trust Board consists of voluntary representatives from various community organisations.

The Home operates on the extended family principle, with staff being encouraged to show the highest standards of care at all times.

Carers are aware of, and respect each resident's individual needs, religious and cultural beliefs, and values and chosen lifestyle.

Documentation of the resident's progress and orders relating to resident's care and functioning of the facility are regularly updated. Personal information regarding residents are kept confidental and used only in the care of the resident.

The residents nutritional needs are met by home cooked meals that are appealing and satisfying, taking into account any medically prescribed diets, ethnic or religious restrictions or moderations. Dietary audits are carried out by an independent auditor on an annual basis.

The residents have access to health professionals to enable them to maintain a stable health status and optimum wellbeing. The resident has the right to access to other professionals including legal, financial and spiritual advocacy or advice.
Updated: 2 Nov 2011
Interests & Activities
Edale's Activities officer develops and co-ordinates a programme with activities 5 days per week.

Activities include:
Bowls, Newspaper reading, Exercises, Entertainment, Games, Big print books, Board games, Jigsaw, Interdenominational Church services, Email, Housie, Minigolf, Videos, Walking group with Sport Rangitikei, Rest Home Games, Crafts and other.

Television aerials in the Rest Home have been updated to receive Freeview and are tuned to Prime and Trackside. Video, D.V.D. and Stereo system.

Residents have access to other activities outside the Home. Examples of these are Bridge, Friendship Club, Happy Tours (Senior Citizen Group).

Email/Internet is available for residents.
Updated: 2 Nov 2011
Additional Information
Details re Meals Home cooked and delicious. Special/cultural needs catered for. Main meal at mid-day. Residents have the option of getting up for breakfast, alternatively they may be served breakfast in bed. If unwell, trays are provided in resident's rooms.
Staffing Details 1 Manager, 1 Business Manager, 1 Administrative Assistant,, 1 Registered Nurses, 1 Diversional Therapist in training, Caregivers, Domestic Staff, and a Groundsman. Casual on-call staff are also employed at Edale.
Associated Complexes Lucy Cook Court - Independent Sheltered Flats & Hadfield Court Lifestyle Homes
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Personal expenses, Private Telephones and Toll calls.
Updated: 28 Feb 2013
Languages Spoken
Dutch No Access to translator
English Yes
Interpreter No Available on request.
Maori - Te Reo Yes Maori Staff employed
Sign Language No Representative of the representative of Hearing Association.
Other Details Yes Edale has access to cultural support groups
Other Information No Edale also has a process in place to contact Church Ministers, Tangata Whenau and other consumer groups if required.
Updated: 2 Nov 2011
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes A monthly service is held in the Rest Home.
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes A monthly service is held by Marton Combined Churches
Methodist Yes Local minister regularly visits Edale and services for residents are made available throughout the year.
Presbyterian Yes Communion service is held quarterly
Roman Catholic Yes Weekly communion given
(Other comments) Yes It is Edale's Policy to meet all residents' cultural needs.
Updated: 2 Nov 2011
Public Transport   Some residents use discounted Taxi vouchers. Newmans & Inter-City Bus Stop is approximately 1 km from Edale.
Shops 1.00 km Approximately. Very close to all amenities. In a well established area of Marton.
Mall   N/A
Parks 0.50 km Marton Park and Fraeona Park.
Library 1.00 km Marton Library.
Updated: 2 Nov 2011
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes All staff who have undertaken the Care of Elderly Certificate units have gained the certificate.
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes The majority of our Caregivers have this certificate and others are working towards this qualification
New Zealand Aged Care Association Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
RVA (Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand (Inc)) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. RVA (Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand (Inc))
Updated: 2 Nov 2011