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McKenzie HealthCare
Dementia Care (Secure)
2 McKenzie St
South Canterbury
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2 McKenzie HealthCare, 2 McKenzie St, Geraldine, 7930
South Canterbury
(03) 693 8299
(03) 693 8267
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Hazel Harrison - (03) 693 8299
McKenzie HealthCare Ltd
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"To provide the highest standards of holistic nursing care in a safe and comfortable environment"

Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 22 Aug 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 6
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 22 Jun 2018
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes Registered Nurses Specialising in Gerontology including dementia care on duty 24 hrs
Enrolled Nurse Yes Enrolled Nurses support our service to provide a high standard of personalised care
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes All our Health Care Assistants have career force training to level 4 in aged care to ensure the best individualised care is provided to our residents.
Physiotherapist Yes We have a registered physiotherapist to assess and provide individualised exercise plans
Diversional Therapist Yes Our qualified Diversional therapists formulate the activity programme for individual residents and for group activities and crafts according to assessed individuals needs. We particularly aim to keep people as mobile and active as possible.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Activity coordinators support the Registered Diversional therapists in activity programme delivery.
Hairdresser Yes Hairdressing is done on site at McKenzie HealthCare by a very good and caring hairdresser. Personal grooming is a very important part of feeling better about oneself.
Podiatrist Yes We have regular visits from the podiatrist. Charges are passed on at cost every 6-8 weeks.
Dietitian Yes Our menue is set on a 4 weekly summr and winter menus which are reviewed by our dietician to ensure it meets the special needs of our resident population.
Kaumatua Yes We work closely with Maori and pacific cultural advisors.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have weekly in- house church services for those wishing to attend. Catholic, Presbyterian and All Denominations.
Other Personnel Yes Administration Support Team, Gardener, Maintenance Personnel
Updated: 12 Jan 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Palliative Care Contract Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Bariatric (care of the very overweight) Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Stomal Therapist Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Tracheotomy Care Yes
Specialised Dementia Care Yes
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Other Nursing Specialities Yes
Psychiatrist Yes
Other Post Graduate Specialities Yes
Updated: 12 Jan 2018
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes Please ring for availability
Carer Support Yes Please ring for availability
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 4 Jun 2015
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes As a community private hospital and rest home for Geraldine we hold contracts and provide a range of services. We welcome enquiries for residential care for the younger person.
Day Care Yes Our day care services are very popular taking in day care clients from as far as Temuka. A dedicated Registered Diversional Therapist leads this programme.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes Please ring for availability.
Palliative Care Contract Yes We provide full End of life nursing services. Registered nurses are trained to hospice standards and are on duty 24hours a day. We are well supported by our in house GP/residents own GP. Facility for the family to stay is available.
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We encourage all resident's to have an advanced care plan or orders for sustaining life plan so family are aware of their wishes.
Whanau Room Yes Family space available and lounge available to be booked for larger functions/family gatherings.
Rooms (Single) Yes Rooms at McKenzie are single rooms
Rooms (Shared) Yes There are 2 double rooms available for rest home/hospital level only There are no double rooms available in the secure dementia unit.
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes We have two rooms that can accommodate couples
Ensuite Yes McKenzie HealthCare have ensuite bathrooms.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage a small amount of personal furniture. please discuss this with the nurse in charge on admission taking into consideration the location and layout of the room. residents are encouraged to personalise their rooms.
Alcohol Permitted Yes The Diversional Therapists manage " Happy Hour" and moderate social drinking may be permitted according to client need.
Pets In Residence Yes 2 cats Smokey and Jack live with us. "pat" dog visits regularly led by the Diversional Therapist team.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet No Own pets may be able to visit after discussion with the manager
Phone Access In Own Room No residents are encouraged to have a mobile phone
Wifi Yes Wifi is available topurchase
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Maori Kaupapa Yes Local Maori and Pacific links
Residents Committee Yes There is a well attended monthly resident forum for al lresidents and two elected resident representatives . Monthly newsletters.
Newsletter Yes There is an annual family BBQ to update tand to meet with management, senior nursing team. In addition families ar encouraged to attend an annual multidisciplinary review of their families health and progress.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes A van is provided for the regular outings as arranged by the Diversional Therapist.
Rural Setting Yes Located on the outskirts of Geraldine there is a lovely peaceful rural outlook.
Smokers Room No We are a smoke- free facility
Smoking Permitted No We are smoke - free , in the building and grounds
Semi-Secure Yes we have 24hr CCTV security in operation externally
Sprinklers Yes McKenzie healthCare is fully sprinklered for client safety.
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 12 Jan 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Egyptian Yes
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Italian Yes
Other Information Yes We have the availability for all languages via national external language speakers.
Updated: 12 Jan 2018
Shops 2.00 km Geraldine village centre
Parks 1.00 km
Updated: 4 Jun 2015
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 4 Jun 2015