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Victoria Place (formerly Tokoroa Lifecare)

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Name
Victoria Place (formerly Tokoroa Lifecare)
Category
Dementia Care (Secure environment)
Address
9 Victoria Place
South Waikato
Tokoroa 3420
Postal Address
9 Victoria Place Tokoroa
DHB
Waikato
Phone
(07) 886 1572
Fax
(07) 886 1582
Mobile
0272529024
Email
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Personnel
Manager
Dawn Lewis - 07 886 1572
Owner
Oceania Group - 09 356 1837
Clinical Manager
Evelina Erika - 07 886 1572
Rebecca Ward
Administrator - 07 886 1572
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Description
Victoria Place is a recently refurbished residential facility for older people, situated amongst lovely landscaped gardens in the heart of Tokoroa.

With large, sunny bedrooms, spacious lounges and outdoor courtyards, living at Victoria Place takes the worry away and allows you to relax and enjoy the good things in life – friendship and fun.

People living here are assured of quality care, freedom of choice and a homely environment, including scrumptious home cooked meals.

Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 1 May 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care7
Long term vacancyNo
Short term vacancyNo
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 18 Aug 2017
Testimonials
Testimonials
"We really appreciate your support without that we couldn't even think about travelling overseas. Thanks a lot to your team"

"You're a very caring and supportive team from top in command to bottom of the ladder. Thanks again and a big pat on the back".

"All the warmest thanks and gratitude for looking after and taking care of our father. Thank you for showing us the highest standards of professionalism from your staff toward our dad"

"The staff of this resthome are fantastic. With all the help our family has had from them is over and beyond"
Updated: 1 May 2017
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes We have a Registered Nurse on duty at all times.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Negotiable We arrange for the Resident to be seen when needed.
Occupational Therapist Negotiable We arrange for the Resident to be seen when needed.
Own Social Worker Negotiable We arrange for the Resident to be seen when needed.
Activities Co-ordinator 30 Yes Our Activities Co-ordinator works Monday to Friday. She has a passion for making people happy and is willing to go that exta mile.
Hairdresser Yes We have a Hairdresser that offers a range of services to our residents on a regular basis.
Podiatrist Yes We have a visiting podiatrist from Cambridge that comes in when required, usually every 3 months
Dietitian Yes The seasonal menu is prepared by our Dietian then our wonderful cooks create beautiful meals. The Dietitian also visits the facility.
Kaumatua Yes We have a Kaumatua that is available to come in if requested.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes These people are available to the residents and they visit regularly.
Other Personnel Yes We have amazing community volunteers that come in on a regular basis.
Updated: 1 May 2017
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 WDHB. We provide excellent End of Life care for residents, ensuring families/whanau are cared for at the same time.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management No Referred to local hospital (Tokoroa Hospital) as required.
Oxygen Management Yes We have oxygen available on site: oxygen cylinders and concentrators.
Surgical Followup Yes Referred for hospital appointments at WDHB or Tokoroa Hospital. We are able to deliver excellent wound management, dressings and pain management.
Wound Care Yes Complex wound management/advice is available via WDHB.
Diabetic Care Yes Via WDHB and local diabetes nurse.
Continence Advisor Yes WDHB and we also have our own appointed continence nurse on staff.
Infection Control Yes We have an appointed Infection Control Nurse and we also contact the WHDB specialist nurses and the public health service.
Stomal Therapist Yes WDHB
Psychiatric Care Yes WDHB/MHSOP
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes We have the local stroke support person visit and/or educate staff. Other specailists are available via WDHB.
Tracheotomy Care No If necessary we will liase with WDHB
Dialysis Yes If necessary we will lisase with WDHB. All Registered Nurses are trained in Dialysis Management.
Spinal Injuries No As above
Primary Rural Health Care No We would liase with WDHB if required.
Specialised Dementia Care Yes MHSOP/WDHB
Gerontological Care Yes as above
Urology Yes as above
Clinical Manager Yes We have an Clinical Manager who works 5 days per week in this role.
Other Nursing Specialities Yes We currently have a infection control nurse, privacy officer.
Psychologist Yes WDHB/MHSOP
Psychiatrist Yes We have a psychiatrist from MHSOP/WDHB that visits on a monthly basis.
Updated: 1 May 2017
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 1 May 2017
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Residents are encouraged to bring their own furniture subject to space and safety constraints.
Alcohol Permitted Yes This is permitted in moderation only.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Management can adjust the heating if requested.
Residents Committee No While we don't have a specific resident committee we have bi-monthly residents meetings. We are happy to meet with residents and/or family at any time and have an open door policy regarding concerns or requests from our residents.
Newsletter Yes This is produced on a 6 weekly basis.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes The Oceania Group has a robust policy for the management of behaviour that challenges. Please ask management if you wish to view this.
Confused Residents Yes Some of our residents in the rest home and hospital do become confused at times but our staff are trained to handle difficult situations.
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have one large lounge in the dementia area.
Outings Yes We have outings picnics in our 10 seater van which has wheelchair access.
Rural Setting No We are situated in the town near to Tokoroa hospital
Smoking Permitted Yes Smoking is permitted outside.
Semi-Secure Yes The Dementia facility is fully secure with locked doors that require swipe card access. The Dementia Unit has its own stunning outdoor garden area with outdoor furniture all within a securely fenced area.
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes Audit report available on the Ministry of Health website
Updated: 1 May 2017
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Art, BBQ, Board games, Big print books, Bingo, Bowls, Cards, Care and Craft, Children, Classical Music, Concerts, Entertainment, Exercises, Games, Gardening, Indoor Games, Housie, Library - staff bring in lots of books, Movies, Pastoral care, Holidays, Senior Citizens, Advocate
Updated: 1 May 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals We have delicious home cooked meals all prepared on site. Breakfast is served at 8am and our main meal of the day is serviced at midday. Morning and afternoon teas always consist of lovely homebaking and are very popular. We rotate our seasonal menus on a four weekly basis and get dietitian input in preparing these. All special needs are catered for.
Staffing Details We have great staff who are all caring and competent in their roles. In the past year 12 of our staff have completed the Wellcare training and another 6 will be working towards this next year. We also have at least 6 who hold current First Aid Certificates.
Associated Complexes We are part of the Oceania Group of Care Facilities.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please refer to management for more details
Updated: 1 May 2017
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Afrikaans Yes Spoken by staff
Cook Island Yes Spoken by staff and residents
Dutch Yes
English Yes All staff and residents
Filipino Yes Spoken by some staff members
Maori - Te Reo Yes Spoken by some residents and staff members
Samoan Yes
Tagalog Yes Spoken by staff members
Updated: 17 May 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
(Other comments) Yes We also have visits from the Apostolic Church. We will endeavour to assist anyone who wishes to attend another church or religious group of their choice.
Updated: 1 May 2017
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport   Tokoroa has a taxi service and hospital bus service (for the Waikato Hospital) which come to the door
Shops 1.00 km A dairy is closeby.
Mall 5.00 km Tokoroa's main shopping centre has all of the main shops and amenities that you require.
Parks   While we don't have any parks close by we are situated in a lovely residential area for walks with lots of lovely gardens to look at.
Library 5.00 km Tokoroa Public Library is in the central shopping centre.
Updated: 1 May 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce 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
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 1 May 2017

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