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Kamo Home and Village - Alice Court

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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Kamo Home and Village
Category
Dementia Care (Secure environment)
Address
31 Ford Avenue
Kamo
North
Whangarei 0112
Postal Address
31 Ford Ave
DHB
Northland
Phone
(09) 435 5800
Fax
(09) 435 6061
Mobile
021355822
Email
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Personnel
Manager
Zoe Pothan
Owner
Kamo Home and Village Charitable Trust - 09 4355800
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Description
"In the spirit of Christianity, Kamo Home and Village helps people keep quality in their lives".
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 1 Sep 2014
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care25
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyNo
1 dementia bed available
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 20 Oct 2017
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes
Physiotherapist Negotiable
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes On site salon.
Podiatrist Yes
Dietitian Yes
Kaumatua Yes Visits fortnightly.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Our Chaplain is a trained counsellor. She is on site three days per week and is avilable for residents, families and staff.
Updated: Unknown
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Wound Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Specialised Dementia Care Yes
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Psychiatrist Yes From Northland District Health Board
Updated: Unknown
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes There are fifteen roomy bedrooms each with a handbasin /vanity unit.
Pets In Residence Yes Zac the Cat.
Family Committee Yes Regular meetings are held with the residents family, whanau and medicial providers.
Newsletter Yes A newletter is published every 3 months for residents, families and whanau.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes We have a supportive collaborative approach to managing behaviourial issues.
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes There is a large dining/lounge/activities area which accomodates residents, friends and family. An outdoor patio extends off the lounge area where more seating is provided
Outings Yes Weekly outings to various destinations.
Rural Setting No The home is situated on a sunny 2 hectare, north facing bush setting at the end of a quiet cul de sac at the northern end of Whangarei.
Smokers Room Yes There is a designated area for smoking outside the dementia unit.
Smoking Permitted Yes Under supervision
Semi-Secure No .
Sprinklers Yes
Updated: 11 Nov 2009
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Kamo Home offers a broad range of activities designed to suit the individual needs of residents.

Our Activities Co-ordinator is caring, calm, patient and continually upskilling by participating in ongoing training.

Some of the activities offered include:

Board games

Bowls Care and Craft

Church - monthly communion service plus optional interdenominational
monthly church services held.

Dancing

Cooking

Entertainment - regular performances by visiting dancing and singing groups.

Games

Housie

Jigsaw

Music

Newspaper reading

Outings - regular outings in the Kamo Home van visiting country and beach areas.

Parties - family parties held at Easter and Christmas.

Reading

Weekly Sing-a-longs - with piano player.

Videos
Updated: Unknown
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Updated: Unknown
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.50 km Whangarei District Council Red Bus Service within walking distance. Total Mobility Scheme available to those eligible
Shops 0.50 km Kamo Village shopping centre within walking distance
Library 0.50 km Walking distance plus our own Library and visits from the District Council Mobile Library Service
Updated: Unknown
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: Unknown

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