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Lakewood Court Rest Home - Dementia Care

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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Lakewood Court Rest Home
Category
Dementia Care (Secure environment)
Address
31 Horseshoe Lake Road
Shirley, Burwood
East
Christchurch
DHB
Canterbury
Phone
(03) 385 9364
Fax
(03) 385 4306
Mobile
0272266503
Email
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Personnel
Manager
David O'Neill - 3859364
Owner
David O'Neill and Mary-Anne Beckingsale - 3592075 David and Mary Anne at home
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Description
Lakewood has refurbished substantially and we have single rooms with and without ensuite ready for occupancy now. No extra charge for the ensuite and indeed no extra charges at all for any of our services.

Lakewood is not a corporate we are a privately owned Rest Home that is operated by the owners.

Please feel free to Contact David or Mary Anne or to visit or just call in and have a cup of tea and a chat about our service.

We pride ourselves in quality care. We employ the best staff we can and they all are required to hold a current first aid certificate and complete training in caring for persons with dementia.

David the owner is a New Zealand Registered Nurse with post graduate Qualifications including a degree in nursing after completion of his training and also a post graduate diploma with a specialty in aged care.

Mary Anne is a NZ Registered Social Worker with extensive experience in social work including specialty in aged care.

We now have 2 other Registered Nurses on our team. They are Rosa and Mai. Both work full time so we have coverage Monday to Sunday. All of our RNs are on call at weekends and after hours.

We also have on staff Adele who trained as an EN and who is extremely experienced in aged care and in particular in dementia care.
Adele however now works as our weekday supervisor and no longer practices as an EN.

Please come and see us we know that you will be impressed with our friendly family like environment.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 27 Mar 2012
DHB Respite Care Booking Service
DHB Respite Care Booking Service
We provide DHB Respite Care Booking Service.
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care36
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Lakewood is a family owned Rest Home,not a corporate and offers personal care supervised by the owners. All single rooms. We do not charge an extra fee for ensuites etc.Contact David or MaryAnne today.
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 22 Nov 2017
Testimonials
Testimonials
Our doctor recommended Lakewood Rest Home. Lakewood is owned and managed by David a NZ Registered Comprehensive Nurse with a specialy in Aged Care.
I thank God that John is so happy with his new life and will always be very grateful for the care he receives.
Rae 2013
Updated: 9 Jun 2014
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 40++ Yes Currently 2 on staff. David full time, Rosa full time and also
Enrolled Nurse Yes Melissa is our our capable competent EN
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes We have over 20 staff and all are trained in dementia care
Physiotherapist Yes As needed
Occupational Therapist Yes As needed
Own Social Worker 10+ Yes Mary-Anne is a co owner of Lakewood and works each week. She holds a BA in social work with first class honours and is available to consult with families. Phone lakewood or private 03 3592075.
Diversional Therapist 40+ Yes Sangeeta Kumar is our DT. We are able to create those smaller groups so essential in an activity programme. In particular we get residents out on outings or walking as much as possible.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes As above
Hairdresser Weekly Yes Ben is our new hairdresser and he visits weekly.
Podiatrist Monthly Yes Our visiting podiatrist comes monthly
Dietitian As Reqd Yes Liz Beaglehole is our consulting dietician for our menus and for individual dietary needs. Especially we consult with Liz for clients who have experienced weight loss or eating disorders.
Kaumatua No On request we will arrange this
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Monthly Yes We have visiting chaplains and lay persons to support our residents spiritual needs
Other Personnel No Ben our Golden retriever visits frequently and when not chasing the cats ( we have 3 cats ) he is smooching up to residents or sunbathing at reception.
Updated: 24 Aug 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes This can be managed.
Oxygen Management Yes We are able to care for those on portable oxygen. Our staff are trained and as all of our rooms are singles caring for those with oxygen need is easily facilitated.
Wound Care Yes Our RNs have attended wound assessment and wound management training at a post graduate level.
Diabetic Care Yes All diabetic needs catererd for
Continence Advisor Yes Full individual assessments and we contact an advisor as needed
Infection Control Yes Accessed as needed and our RNs and our EN have all attended post grad training in infection control
Stomal Therapist Yes Available as needed
Psychiatric Care Yes Yes David has many years experience in caring for those with psychiatric needs, including anxiety disorders and depression
Tracheotomy Care Yes As needed
Specialised Dementia Care Yes All staff triained in dementia care and the Nurse Manager specialises in this field.
Gerontological Care Yes
Urology Yes We have a lot of experience in caring for patients with catheters both urethral and SPC.
Clinical Manager Yes Yes the owner manager is the clinical manager
Other Nursing Specialities Yes Psychiatric and General, wound care,diabetes management, incontinence management.
Psychologist Yes As needed
Psychiatrist Yes Accessed as needed. David initially trained as a psychiatric nurse and for a while specialised in Psychogeriatic Nursing.
Other Post Graduate Specialities Yes Manager has a degree in Nursing Massey and continues to engage in post graduate study. Our RN's and EN's and Mary-Anne our resident social worker are available to consult. Phone Lakewood or private (03) 3592075
Updated: 16 Nov 2015
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes Short term cares are very welcome at any time.
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes We are more than happy to book respite care well in advance as we have one bed permanently designated as a respite bed.
Updated: 19 Dec 2011
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Day Care Yes Informal
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes We do offer this service as needed
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes All single rooms
Rooms (Shared) No None
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes We have one such room
Ensuite Yes In some rooms
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage this always
Alcohol Permitted Yes In moderation
Pets In Residence Yes We have 3 cats and from time to time other pets belonging to residents. We welcome pet visits at any time. Ben our Golden Retriever visits frequently.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Always
Phone Access In Own Room Yes In some rooms this is possible
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Thermostat in each room
Residents Committee Yes
Family Committee Yes This meets at least annually
Newsletter Yes 3 Monthly
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes We have an active policy and procedure.
Confused Residents Yes We are a specialist dementia facility
Lounges/seating areas Yes 4 seperate areas
Outings Yes Outings in our van and smaller group outings as needed. David our manager specialises in arranging boys outings. A blokes day out. We even go fishing and yes we eat the catch!!!!
Rural Setting Yes Yes close to the edge of a green belt
Smokers Room Yes Outside sheltered covered area
Smoking Permitted Yes In designated areas.
Semi-Secure Yes We are a fully secure unit
Sprinklers Yes Throughout the facility
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 16 Nov 2015
Special Features
Special Features
Member Alzheimers Society.
Owned and managed by a Registered Nurse. We are a family owned family run and family orientated care home.
We have our own social worker.
David has boys days out when able these outings are for the blokes and feature the manly things men think they need to do ( but probably don't ) but we do them anyway it makes us feel better.
Updated: 7 Apr 2015
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Visits to Age Concern, Blind Foundation and RSA. Bowls, cards, bridge, cooking, crafts, dancing, entertainers, art classes, exercises, flower arranging, gardening, happy hour, housie, indoor games, library, music, newspaper readings, petanque, pianist, quizzes, shopping sing-a-longs, singing and videos. Rooms have views. Breakfast in bed is available, as is meal choices and vegetarian cooking. Church groups and church services. Own mini bus for outings. Email contact available., Activity programme, Alzheimer's Society, Activity programme, Alzheimer's Society
Updated: 15 Nov 2007
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals Full menu dietician approved, and special needs catered for.
Staffing Details Registered Nurse Full time. High ratios of staff to residents. All staff trained in Dementia care and first aid. We have our own social worker for advice and assistance.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please contact manager for a list of charges
Updated: 20 Jan 2015
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes A staff memebr speaks Hindi
Interpreter Yes We access as needed in all cases.
Italian Yes A simple understanding
Japanese Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes We have staff who do speak some Maori
Rumanian Yes We hace access to visitors who speak Romanian and who will interpret for us.
Russian Yes On staff
Samoan Yes Staff member
Updated: 12 Sep 2012
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
(Other comments) Yes Multidenominational church service monthly
Updated: Unknown
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.10 km Bus at corner
Shops 0.50 km
Mall 0.50 km
Parks 0.50 km
Library 0.50 km
Updated: 10 Jan 2012
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) No We have our own social worker who works part time at Lakewood. Mary-Anne phone Lakewood or private 3592075
Other details Yes QA Programme in place
CareerForce
Updated: 6 Mar 2013

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