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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Ultimatecare Ranburn
Category
Dementia Care (Secure environment)
Address
7 Nova Scotia Road
Waipu
Postal Address
Box 102
DHB
Northland
Phone
(09) 432 0675
Fax
(09) 432 0672
Email
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Personnel
Manager
Rik Walstra - 09 432 0675
Owner
Ultimate Care Group - 04 477 9358
Clinical Services Manager
- 09 432 0675
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Description
We provide secure dementia care in our Ranburn facility, Our fully qualified staff specialise in dementia care and work in a home-like environment to make residents as comfortable as they would be in their own homes. We are situated 40mins south of Whangarei with lovely rural views but close to some of Northland's best coastal beaches.
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 22 Jul 2014
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care16
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 24 Feb 2017
Testimonials
Lovely Village.

Thanks so much for caring for mum in your lovely dementia unit. CY
Updated: 11 Feb 2017
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 24 hrs Yes We have a dedicated team of registered nurses who are committed to providing the best possible care, both in our dementia secure area, as well as our rest home and hospital
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes We have a committed team of caregivers who have undergone extensive training in dementia care. They are passionate about what they do and provide a home from home like environment
Physiotherapist 0.00 Yes We have a contracted physiotherapist who will provide services to our facility when required.
Occupational Therapist 0.00 Yes Available through Northland District Health in Whangarei
Own Social Worker 0.00 Yes This service is available through Northland District Health in Whangarei
Activities Co-ordinator Yes We have an Activities programme that covers 6 days a week providing a range of social, group, individual and passive activities and fun.We intergrate this with daily living tasks for example, gardening, exercises, art n craft, baking, music
Hairdresser Yes Our hairdresser is available onsite one regular day per week and by special arrangement.
Podiatrist Yes Our podiatrist visits every 3 weeks and this service is available to our village residents as private consult also.
Dietitian Yes We have close access to the dietitians at Northland Health for any special dietary needs and menu planning.
Accredited Visitors Yes At Ranburn, we have regular communtiy visitors that are only too happy to lend a helping hand or provide support and companionship.
Kaumatua Yes We are pleased to have on site support in this area with our own staff and local iwi, also a pathway to greater support via Northland Health
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have weekly spiritual support from our chaplian each Thursday. Roman Catholic provide monthly communion
Other Personnel Yes We have a team of Clinical experts at our Wellington Support Office. We also have a National Clinical Coach who ensures our staff are up to date with their practices and the level of service we deliver to our residents
Updated: 11 Feb 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes Our dedicated skilled clinical staff will provide the best possible care to those residents who are sadly at the end stage of life. Ensuring all their needs are being met. In addition to that we offer support to all families of our residents
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes Our Registered Nurses can safely manage the delicate needs of someone requiring nasogastric feeding.
Oxygen Management Yes We have medical oxygen available and concentrator amchines for those on longer term use with some dependency. Oxygen therapy nurse visits as needed
Surgical Followup Yes If care following surgery is needed we can assist you during convalesence and follow a planned treatment regime
Wound Care Yes We have a National Wound Care Nurse within our organisation who monitors all wounds and ensure the best practice for management of wound care is delivered.
Diabetic Care Yes Our staff are educated in the management of diabetes and we utilise the skills of the diabetes nurse specialist through the DHB
Continence Advisor Yes A continence nurse advisor is available to call on us for any concerns, interests or training required.
Infection Control Yes We have an Infection Control Programme that has been endorsed by the Medical Officer of Health in the South Island
Stomal Therapist No We do have access to the stoma nurse via the DHB. She will make visits to the facility.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Should any of residents suffer from a stroke our staff are trained to assist with the rehabilitation.
Specialised Dementia Care Yes Our 16 bed dementia unit is quite unique featuring carefully placed wall art specially designed for residents with dementia. This reduces the anxiety issues that can sometimes be present with dementia.
Gerontological Care Yes All our committed trained staff deliver the very high standard of gerontological care to our residents
Clinical Manager Yes We have a full time clinical manager who is responsible for the management of our clinical staff. Our Clinical manager is available for you discuss any specific needs that need to be met.
Updated: 11 Feb 2017
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We would love to show you around our friendly home. Please phone or call in.
Carer Support or other Short Stay Yes Yes we can provide this level of service to suit your needs
Advance bookings taken Yes We are more than happy to take bookings in advance please just call us.
Subsidised service Yes Yes we provide subsidised service
Private paying service Yes Yes we provide private paying service
Updated: 11 Feb 2017
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract No However we do provide pallative care.
Whanau Room Yes We do have a visitors area
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Shared) Yes WE have 2 double rooms more suited for couples
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes
Ensuite Yes We have 12 rooms with ensuites
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Residents are welcome to bring their own furniture and belongings suitable to area and room size.
Alcohol Permitted Yes We have happy hour each Thursday with great entertainment and quizz nights
Pets In Residence Yes The pets in residense are totally cared for by the resident, vetted, health prog.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Private cost for in room connection. Cordless phones are available however.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Residents Committee Yes We hold monthy resident meetings
Family Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes All of our dementia staff have ACE dementia for older people certificates.
Confused Residents Yes This is well managed
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have a main lounge and an alcove lounge
Outings Yes Outings are held on a weekly basis at least with walks to parks and local cafe
Rural Setting Yes
Smokers Room Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes Residents in house only
Sprinklers Yes Sprinklers are located throughout facility.
Audit report available Yes On MOH wedbsite
Updated: 22 Jul 2014
Special Features
Lovely gardens with easy access, decks all around for sitting in sun or shade. Full activities programme. Popular Happy Hour every Thursday
Updated: 22 Jul 2014
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Advocate, Art, Billiards, Bingo, Big print books, Board games, Bowls, Bridge, Cards, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Digital camera, Entertainers, Exercises, Games, Gardening, Happy Hour, Housie, Jigsaw, Indoor Games, Library, Tai Chi, weekly outings, walks to local cafe and parks. Sky TV in main lounge Big Screen TV, art and crafts
Updated: 22 Jul 2014
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals All our meals are prepared onsite and include lovely home baking. Our main meal is served at midday with a lighter meal in the evening. We have a tray service if residents wish to eat in their rooms and visitors can stay for meals too if required.
Staffing Details Our staff are long serving.
Associated Complexes We are part of the Ultimate Care Group of aged care facilities
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please contact management for further details
Updated: 22 Jul 2014
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Afrikaans Yes
Croatian Yes
Dutch Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Japanese Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 22 Jul 2014
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes communion
Updated: 22 Jul 2014
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.00 km no available
Shops 0.25 km close access to chemist, lotto shop, Malcolm Harker Herbalist, post shop
Mall 0.00 km Waipu township has local shops consisting of Four Square, chemist, lotto shop, Malcolm Harker Herbalist, post shop, cafes, butchery, organic fruit and vegetables, vet, antique shop various gift shops
Parks 0.00 km close proximity, easy paved walk,
Library   within 50 mtrs
Updated: 22 Jul 2014
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association Yes
RVA (Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand (Inc)) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association RVA (Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand (Inc))
Updated: 22 Jul 2014

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