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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Seadrome Home and Hospital
Category
Dementia Care (Secure environment)
Address
167 Colwill Road
Massey
Auckland
DHB
Waitemata
Phone
(09) 833 7506
Fax
(09) 833 7622
Mobile
0272226060
Email
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Personnel
Manager
Tina Chivers - (09) 833 7506
Owner
Seadrome Ltd - (09) 833 7506
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Description
Seadrome is a specialist Dementia facility, unique in that we only provide care for people who have a dementia, and we are committed to promoting excellence in dementia care.

Seadrome is in a pleasant north facing garden setting were residents are freely able to walk outside onto the deck and into the garden. Although a secure environment, the surroundings and access to the outside environment give sense of freedom.

The Dementia Unit has bedrooms for 25 people, we provide a range of activities which reflects the interests of the residents. Our activity programe 7 days a week, mornings and afternoons.
Meaningful activities are based on values and beliefs related to past roles, interests and routines.
Enjoyment is a measure of what makes activities meaningful and also reinforces a sense of identity and a sense of belonging.
Individual activities also reinforce identity and impact on emotional well-being. Our activities include art, blokes group, breakfast club, book club, craft, cooking and food tasting, cultural activities, dance, garden club, musical activities and groups. We find music and singing increases participation and social behaviour.morning walks, Tai Chi,massage, sensory stimulation.
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 16 Apr 2012
DHB Respite Care Booking Service
We provide DHB Respite Care Booking Service.
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care25
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyNo
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 24 Mar 2017
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes 24 hour registered nurse support
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Care Assistants have obtained or in the process of undertaking the NZQA Dementia certificate. we have an ongoing education programme. Care Assistants also undertake activities in their role.
Physiotherapist Yes Physiotherapist visits weekly, she also undertakes inservice education with staff.
Occupational Therapist Yes A consultant Occupational Therapist who visits weekly, undertakes assessments and is part of the planning activities group.
Diversional Therapist Yes Diversional Therapist co-ordinates and facilates activites.
Hairdresser Yes Hairdresser visits us every 5 weeks.
Podiatrist Yes Podiatrist visits every 5 weeks.
Dietitian Yes Dietitian reviews the menus. She visits every 2 months to discuss issues aound nutrition and eating.
Kaumatua Yes Kaumatua visits can be arranged for individual residents.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Pastoral Care is available Monday to Friday. Anglican minister visits and holds communication fortnightly. Being outside, sitting on the deck, easy access to the gardens, listening to the birds, feeling the sunshine & the breeze.
Updated: 9 May 2012
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes We provide palliative care and the associated pain managment.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes Capability to manage with RN's
Oxygen Management Yes Oxygen cylinders and oxygen concentrator are available.
Surgical Followup Yes Registered Nurses
Wound Care Yes Registered Nurses are educated and updated in latest methods of wound care, with access to a Gerentology Specialist Wound Care Nurse for advice.
Diabetic Care Yes Registered Nurses monitor also access to a Diabetic Care Nurse
Continence Advisor Yes Access to a Continence Advisor
Infection Control Yes Designated registered nurse as Infection Control Nurse available on duty 40 hours and access to a Specialist Nurse at Waitakere Hospital.
Stomal Therapist Yes Access to a Specialist Stoma Nurse
Psychiatric Care Yes On duty 40hours per week and on call. Access to DHB mental health team for older people.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Access to a Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist Nurse
Tracheotomy Care Yes Access to a Tracheotomy Care Specialist Nurse
Dialysis Yes Access to a Dialysis Specialist Nurse
Specialised Dementia Care Yes Specialist RN in dementia care on duty 40 hours and on call. Access to a Pschogeriatrican
Gerontological Care Yes Access to a Geriatrican
Urology Yes Access to a Urology Specialist
Clinical Manager Yes On duty 40hours and on call
Other Nursing Specialities No RN.s hold current IV certificates
Anthroposophical Care Yes Access to a Nurse with Anthroposphical experience
Psychologist Yes Access to a Clinical Psychologist
Psychiatrist Yes Access to a psychiatrist
Updated: 9 May 2012
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals Appetising meals are prepared by our cook using a five week menu cycle changing every season to give variety. We have monthly meetings with a dietitian who oversees the menus and advises on dietary needs.
Updated: 14 May 2012
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Dutch Yes
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Interpreter Yes Multiculture Interpreting & Translation Service available
Samoan Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 6 May 2009
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Non denominational Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
(Other comments) Yes We endeavour to maintain a connection with the Residents spirituality
Updated: Unknown
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: Unknown

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