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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Radius Matua
Category
Dementia Care (Secure environment)
Address
124 Levers Rd
Matua
Tauranga
DHB
Bay of Plenty
Phone
(07) 576 2802
Mobile
0275049010
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Personnel
Manager
Craig Shipton - 07 576 2802
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Description
Radius Matua is a modern bed rest home, hospital and dementia care facility that provides round the clock care for those who can no longer manage safely on their own.
We put the diverse care needs of our residents first. Our staff provide individualised care, that allows all our residents to live with dignity and as independently as possible.
Our park-like gardens and sheltered court yards provide a tranquil place to relax and spend time.
All the rooms of our residential care facility have their own individual attached en suite.

We provide: - On site registered nurses 24 hours a day.
- Qualified staff on duty 24 hours a day.
- Breakfast and snacks served in individual rooms; other meals served in the communal dining room.
- Emergency call bells in all bedrooms.
- On site weekly church service.
- Access to specialist services in the hospital includes physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dietician and podiatry
- A full activities programme.
- Tasty nutritious meals; special and vegetarian meals are available if required.
- Flexible visiting hours.
The majority of the rooms are single, with a few double rooms for married couples or those who prefer the company.
All residents rooms are temperature controlled, and equipped with a telephone outlet and television points.
The hospital’s interior is designed to create a warm and comfortable atmosphere. Rest home lounges flow onto central courtyards "bringing the outdoors in".
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsYes
Updated: 10 May 2012
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care22
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyNo
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 20 Oct 2017
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes
Occupational Therapist Yes
Own Social Worker No Available upon request.
Diversional Therapist Yes
Updated: 7 Jul 2011
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup No By referral
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes Information and training provided by external trainer. Residents are assessed following admission for continence training and product use. We aim to promote independence and dignity.
Infection Control Yes
Stomal Therapist Yes
Psychiatric Care No By referral - we have a very close working relationship with Mental Health Services for Older People.
Specialised Dementia Care Yes Our unit is a purpose built specialised 18 bed unit. We have a long standing positive reputation for dementia care services.
Gerontological Care Yes
Urology No By referral
Clinical Manager Yes The clinical manager supports the Safecare Team Leader and the Allied Health team.
Other Nursing Specialities Yes Palliative
Anthroposophical Care No This holistic form of care can be sought if appropriate.
Psychologist No By referral.
Psychiatrist Yes By referral.
Other Post Graduate Specialities Yes Palliative care
Updated: 11 Jun 2013
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes All rooms are single, spacious and have attached en suites.
Ensuite Yes All rooms have en suites.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Decoration of your relatives room with personal mementos, armchair, pictures, photographs (no glass, preferably laminated), bedspread, duvet or quilt is extremely important - having these personal items is crucial to fostering a sense of homeliness.
Alcohol Permitted Yes This is managed on a case by case basis with each resident.
Pets In Residence Yes We have a cat called "Poppy" in our safe care unit who is a very friendly much loved cat. Other pets in the facility include three old turtles, three other cats and a bird aviary.
Phone Access In Own Room No Not in the dementia unit.
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Policy and regular staff training.
Confused Residents Yes Our main function is to care for those with dementia related disorders.
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Smokers Room No No smoking is permitted inside the building.
Smoking Permitted Yes We have designated outdoor areas for smoking.
Semi-Secure Yes The unit is fully secured. Visitors are asked to use the bell at the entrance to the unit which alerts staff who will open the door for you to enter.
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 11 Jun 2013
Special Features
Special Features
Lavender Court is a specialised residential unit within the Radius Matua complex, designed specifically for people with dementia. We aim to provide a home like atmosphere which enables the residents to be themselves and to retain their self respect and dignity.

We would particularly like to know about your relative or friend's life e.g. what they did, their hobbies etc to help us to enable them to continue to live a happy and fulfilled life with us here in Lavender Court.
Updated: 11 Jun 2013
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Each resident in Lavender Court has an individual 24 hour activities care plan created by our registered nurses and enrolled nurses in consultation with the care assistants and relatives.

The daily activity programme is compiled by the diversional and occupational therapists.

Activities include - exercises, gardening, sing-a-longs, sweeping floors, hanging out the washing, folding washing, relaxation exercises, walking group, chime therapy, cooking / baking, household tasks, church service, individual hobbies, collage work, lawn mowing, men's activities. Families are encouraged to visit with their pets and small children.
Updated: 11 Jun 2013
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals All meals are prepared on site seven days a week. Breakfast, hot meal midday, teatime meal, morning and afternoon tea and supper are provided.
Staffing Details Our facility is generously staffed with registered nurses, enrolled nurses, and experienced care assistants. We have Registered nurses on 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. All staff in the dementia unit have had training in dementia care.
Associated Complexes Radius Care is a New Zealand owned and operated company that specialises in delivering the very best levels of rest home and private hospital care for our elderly population and our young disabled who require special care.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Details of our fees and services are available on request. Fees do not include personal toiletries, haircuts, podiatry, personal newspaper, Sky TV and personal telephone.
Updated: 11 Jun 2013
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Dutch Yes
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 7 Jul 2011
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Inter denominational Yes Radius Matua is interdenominational - services are taken by Anglican, Catholic, Presbyterian, and Baptist church members. Radius Matua recognises the spiritual beliefs for all regardless of religious beliefs.
Updated: 11 Jun 2013
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.50 km We are on the Bay Hopper bus route which departs regularly from Levers Road.
Shops 1.50 km Cherrywood shopping centre.
Mall 6.00 km Tauranga City shopping centre and malls.
Parks 0.50 km Fergusson Park is 5mins drive away.
Library 6.00 km Tauranga City Public Library.
Updated: 7 Jul 2011
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
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
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) 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
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: 7 Jul 2011

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