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Ernest Rutherford Retirement Village

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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Ernest Rutherford Retirement Village
Category
Dementia Care (Secure environment)
Address
49 Covent Drive
Stoke
Nelson
DHB
Nelson Marlborough
Phone
03 538 0880
Fax
03 538 0881
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Durham Quigley - 03 538 0880
Owner
Ryman Healthcare
Clinical Manager:
Janine Snape
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Description
The Ernest Rutherford Retirement Village is named after a proud New Zealander and Nelsonian, and one of history's most acclaimed scientific minds. The village provides a full range if retirement lifestyle options for the elderly, along with the very best in retirement care.

The village is located in Stoke, Nelson and features the very latest designs in retirement living providing brand new architecturally designed Independent Townhouses & Apartments, Serviced Apartments, and a Care Centre, set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens.

The resort-style facilities include an all-weather bowling green, indoor heated swimming pool and spa, gymnasium, beauty and hairdressing salon, library, internet cafe, bar, lounges, shop, Grand Atrium, and even a movie theatre! There is so much for residents to enjoy, including village events and outings.

The modern village design concept, together with the friendly, caring staff, means residents enjoy the very best of retirement living.

Living at Ernest Rutherford Retirement Village isn't about slowing down - it's about having time to do so much more!

We welcome your call.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 17 Jul 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care25
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyNo
We have beautiful ensuite rooms available. Rooms have full nurse call system, TV with freeview and views or access to the surrounding gardens or courtyards.
Impending vacancyYes - We welcome your enquiry
Updated: 27 Jul 2017
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes We have a registered nurse on site 24/7
Physiotherapist Yes Our physiotherapist visits each Wednesday and Friday.
Diversional Therapist Yes The Dementia Care unit has its own fully trained diversional therapist who provides a range of activities for the residents.
Hairdresser Yes We have two hairdressers on site on a Tuesday Wednesday and Thurday and are available at other times as requested. We also have a beauty thearpist who visits each Wednesday.
Podiatrist Yes Our podiatrist visits on a monthly basis.
Dietitian No We do not have a dietitian on site but do have a dietitians input when preparing menus.
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Interdenominational church services are held on a weekly basis.
Updated: 17 Jul 2017
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Residents can bring their own furniture to make their room feel like home. This is only limited by safety and space constraints.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Happy hour on a weekly basis
Pets In Residence Yes The rest home has a cat in residence currently.
Maori Kaupapa Yes We have a local Maori minister who visits
Residents Committee No While we do not have a resident's committee resident meetings are held every second month.
Family Committee No We do not have a specific family committe but family meetings are held every six months.
Newsletter Yes We produce a quarterly newsletter
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Please ask management to view this policy if you wish.
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes In our Dementia Care unit we have large open spaces rather than seperate lounges.
Outings Yes We have regular outings for all of our residents.
Semi-Secure Yes Our Dementia Care unit is fully secure
Sprinklers Yes
Updated: 17 Jul 2017
Special Features
Special Features
Lovely internal courtyards which residents have access to from their room. Rooms on outside have lovely views to bowling green.
Updated: 17 Jul 2017
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
We have a dedicated diversional therapist for our dementia care unit who prepares a stimulating activities programme for our residents.

For more information please contact management.

Updated: 17 Jul 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals All our meals are cooked on site and have that lovely ome cooked quality. Our main meal is served at lunch time with a lighter meal being served in the evening. Morning and afternoon tea and supper all consist of delicious home baking from our kitchen. We cater for all special dietary requirements and endeavour to cater for personal preferences where possible. Our menus change on a seasonal basis.
Staffing Details We pride ourselves on encouraging our staff to upskill and so are confident that our staff have the skill and abilities to meet our resident's needs. Our staff have all completed or are in the process of completing their "Ace" training and a large number hold a Certificate in the Care of the Older Person.
Associated Complexes We are part of the Rymans Healthcare Group of care facilities. Ryman Healthcare is one of New Zealand’s leading providers of Retirement Village Living for New Zealanders over the age of 65. The company has built an unprecedented reputation building exceptional Retirement Villages, employing professional and caring staff and as a result, are six-time winners of the Australasian Aged Care Awards for “Best Retirement Village in New Zealand”.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please refer to management for details on what the fees do and do not cover.
Updated: 17 Jul 2017
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Dutch Yes
English Yes
German Yes
Updated: 17 Jul 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Inter denominational No An interdenominational services is held on a weekly basis by ministers from a range of different religions on a roster basis.
Updated: 17 Jul 2017
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.10 km We have a bus stop very close by
Shops 2.00 km We have a small shop in Village which supplies a small range of necessities. However we are also situated near to Stoke shopping centre.
Parks 2.00 km We are close to Saxton Fields a comprehensive sports facility. Resident's also enjoy trips to Iffel Park in Stoke has lovely gardens and walks.
Library 2.00 km Stoke Library is located in the centre of Stoke approximately 2km away. We also have a library on site in the Village.
Updated: 17 Jul 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Other details Yes Internal Ryman Audit are also undertaken
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: 17 Jul 2017

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