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Kiri Te Kanawa Retirement Village

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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Kiri Te Kanawa Retirement Village
Category
Dementia Care (Secure environment)
Address
12 Gwyneth Place
Lytton West
Gisborne 4010
DHB
Tairawhiti
Phone
06 863 3636
Fax
06 863 3638
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Neville Parkinson - 06 863 3636
Owner
Ryman
Clinical Manager:
Jenny Wood
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Description
The Kiri Te Kanawa Retirement Village is named after New Zealand's most acclaimed opera singer. Located off Potae Avenue in Riverdale, Gisborne the village is conveniently located close to the Lytton West shops including medical centre, and superettte, close to Gisborne hospital, and with a beautiful rural outlook with coastal and mountain views.

The village provides a full range of retirement living options along with the very best of resthome, hospital and dementia care from our friendly and caring staff. The village features the latest designs in retirement living including architecturally designed Independent Townhouses, Serviced Apartments and a Care Centre set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens.
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care16
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 26 May 2017
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Nurse Practitioner Yes We have access to the expert advice of a nurse practitioner on a regular basis.
Registered Nurse Yes Our Special Care Unit has a full time registered nurse dedicated to this area. The highly skilled Clinical Manager, overviews the clinical care of all residents in the Special Care Unit.
Enrolled Nurse No None on staff at this time.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes As much as possible, the same caregivers will care for you each shift so they will get to know you well. All our caregivers are supported to undertake training in care of the older person.
Physiotherapist Yes There is a physiotherapist who visits our facililty regularly and will review residents as required.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes We have a dedicated Activities Coordinator in the Restome/Hospital/Special Care Unit who works 5 days per week and delivers a wide range of activities for the resident to participate in should they wish.
Hairdresser Yes We have a fully equiped hairdressing salon on site.
Podiatrist Yes We have a registered podiatrist who visits the village on a regular basis
Dietitian Yes We are able to access the expert advice of a dietician should this be required
Accredited Visitors Negotiable
Kaumatua Negotiable In train
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have regular church services for Residents and families to attend. Services are provided by several denominations through the month.
Other Personnel Yes We welcome visitors to our Special Care Unit and should you require the services of specialists we will assist you in accessing the appropriate people to meet your requirements.
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes As we also have a hospital associated with this resthome we have registered nurses available 24 hours per day and the expertise available to met all your needs. Please talk directly with Neville Parkinson for more information.
Oxygen Management Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Stomal Therapist Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Specialised Dementia Care Yes
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes We have a highly skilled and experienced registered nurse as our Clinical Manager. Please feel welcome to discuss any questions or concerns with our registered nurses.
Other Nursing Specialities Yes As required
Other Post Graduate Specialities Yes We have a visiting Geriatrician who visits our facility on our request.
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We have a contract to provide respite are. This service is available in our serviced apartments or care centre at rest home level care.
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Ensuite Yes All our rooms have full ensuites
Alcohol Permitted Yes We host a happy hour every week
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Newsletter Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have two beautifully appointed lounges as well as an external courtyard.
Outings Yes
Rural Setting Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Special Features
Kiri te Kanawa offers the full continuum of care within its beautiful retirement village.

Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Art, Big print books, Board games, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Craft, Exercises, Games, Jigsaw, Library, Minibus, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Pastoral care, , Outings
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals All of our meals are prepared on site by our wonderful Food Services Team. We work hard to ensure everyone's special requests are accounted for.
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Other Details Yes If English is your second language we will endeavour to take every opportunity to meet your needs. We will access an interpreter should this be required and we are happy to work closely with family members to ensure we understand your needs fully.
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Non denominational Yes We repect all denominations and will soon hold interdenominational services on a weekly basis in our Chapel and/or resthome lounge.
(Other comments) No
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
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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