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Essie Summers Retirement Village

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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Essie Summers Retirement Village
Category
Dementia Care (Secure environment)
Address
222 Colombo St
Beckenham
South East
Christchurch
DHB
Canterbury
Phone
(03) 337 2702
Fax
(03) 332 4470
Mobile
0276716691
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Rosemary Deane - 03 337 2702
Owner
Ryman
Clinical Manager:
Melanie Asuncion
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Description
The village features the latest designs in retirement living including beautiful townhouses, serviced apartments and a resthome set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens.

The village is in a excellent location close to Beckenham’s wonderful community facilities, including a supermarket, library, cafes and specialty boutique stores.

With exceptionally friendly staff, our residents are able to enjoy the library, internal atrium, regular happy hours, beautifully landscaped gardens, frequent trips to the shops and much, much more.

Living at Essie Summers Retirement Village is not about slowing down - it's about having time to do so much more!

We welcome your call.
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsYes
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care24
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyNo
Beautiful surroundings,peaceful atmosphere, well worth a look for your loved relative
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 28 Mar 2017
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 56 Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes
Occupational Therapist Yes
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Podiatrist Yes
Dietitian Yes
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Other Personnel Yes
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Palliative Care Contract Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Psychiatric Care Yes
Tracheotomy Care Yes
Dialysis Yes
Spinal Injuries Yes
Specialised Dementia Care Yes
Gerontological Care Yes
Urology Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Other Nursing Specialities Yes
Anthroposophical Care Yes
Psychologist Yes
Psychiatrist Yes
Other Post Graduate Specialities Yes
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
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: 8 Feb 2017
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes
Ensuite Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Family Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes
Rural Setting Yes
Smokers Room Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Special Features
Beautiful purpose built Dementia Unit. All single rooms with full ensuite. Sunny warm aspect with lovely views.
All staff have Demnentia qualifications and training. The activities program has been designed specifically for dementia residents
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Aromatherapy, Art, Big print books, BBQ, Billiards, Bingo, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Bridge, Cards, Care and Craft, Chapel, Children, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Dancing, Electric beds, Email, Entertainers, Exercises, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Gardening, Golden Oldies, Happy Hour, Housie, Hydrotherapy, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Library, Lotto, Massage, Minigolf, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Parties, Pastoral care, Petanque, Pianist, Parties, Pianist, Picnic facilities, Pool, Quizzes, Reading, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Sky TV, Vegetarian, Videos
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
Methodist Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
Approved provider of Professional Development and Recognition Programme Yes
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
Spark of Life Yes
Other details Yes
Approved provider of Professional Development and Recognition Programme 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: 8 Feb 2017

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