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Miranda Smith Homecare (Christchurch)

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Name
Miranda Smith Homecare (Christchurch)
Category
Home Help and Personal Care/Assistance
Address
ground floor, 14 Bealey Ave
Merivale
Christchurch 8014
Postal Address
PO Box 25-366, Christchurch 8011
DHB
Canterbury
Phone
03 3379250 / 0800600026
Fax
03 3745798
Email
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Personnel
Manager
Donna Robertson - 03 337 9250
Owner
Miranda Smith - 09 522 8604
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Description
Miranda Smith Homecare provides quality home-based care for the elderly, disabled and those convalescing in the Auckland, Wellington and Canterbury regions. Miranda Smith Homecare was established in 1999, making it the longest operating private agency in the country. Since then it has gone on to develop a reputation as an outstanding team providing excellence in care.
Service Description
We will provide help within the home. Carers will assist with getting up and going to bed, washing, bathing, dressing and personal hygiene. Help may also include; light housekeeping, laundry and ironing. We are happy to cook, shop, drive and escourt clients on outings.

The quallity care we provide allows clients a continued independence and ability to live in their own home. We are able to develop ongoing care plans suited to the individual needs of the client, and adapt them as required to maintain this independence.

We also provide a Hospital Discharge service providing safe, reliable, private transport home from hospital and 2 - 24 hour care and support at home following discharge. Our caregivers will provide assistance with packing & loading of belongings at the hospital, ensure collection of prescriptions, complete a light grocery shop, settle client at home with food and fluids, ensure next of kin is advised client is home, safe and comfortable and informed of any post-discharge instructions and follow-up appointments. Provision of personal cars and home help as required.

With Miranda Smith Homecare there is a 24 hour service. If a client needs help, support or advice at any time there is always someone to call. We can provide carers during the day or night, for either short or long-term placements.



Updated: 13 Aug 2010
Suburbs/Districts/Towns Serviced
Canterbury
South Canterbury
Wellington
Hutt Valley
Auckland
Nelson
Updated: 1 Oct 2010
Personal Assistance
TypeSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Carer Support Yes Yes Yes
Sitter Service/Companions Yes No Yes
Live In Care (24 Hr) Yes No Yes
Personal Care (Showering, Dressing) Yes No Yes
Updated: 24 Jun 2010
Specialities or Areas of Expertise.
Specialities or Areas of Expertise.StatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Dementia Care Yes
Updated: 13 Aug 2010
Domestic Assistance
TypeSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Meals (Frozen) Yes No Yes
Meals (Fresh or Hot) Yes No Yes
Home Help (Housework/Cleaning etc.) Yes No Yes
Shopping Assistance Yes No Yes
Transport Assistance Yes No Yes
Updated: 29 Jan 2009
Companionship
CompanionshipSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Day Programme (Dementia Care) Yes Yes Yes
Day Programme (Non Dementia) Yes Yes Yes
Lunch Yes No No
Visiting Service Yes Yes Yes
Activities/Exercise Programme Yes No Yes
Other Social Support Yes No Yes
Updated: 13 Aug 2010
Subsidy Details
Carer Support Subsidy
Updated: 29 Jan 2009

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