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Miranda Smith Homecare (Christchurch)

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Miranda Smith Homecare (Christchurch)
Home Help and Personal Care/Assistance
Lower ground floor, 14 Bealey Ave
Christchurch 8014
Postal Address
PO Box 25-366, Christchurch 8011
03 337 9250 / 0800 600 026
03 3745798
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Miranda Smith - 0800 600 026
Clinical Services Co-ordinator
Elona Grondona - 03 337 9250
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Miranda Smith Homecare provides quality home-based care for the elderly, disabled and those convalescing in the Auckland, Northland, Bay of Plenty, Hawkes Bay, Wellington, Nelson, Blenheim 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.
"At a time when we were feeling very helpless and could not control our family member's care from a distance, Miranda Smith Homecare provided what we could not give her. We very much appreciated your services and were very pleased with your concern, the level of care provided and the professional manner in which everything was handled. Thank you!"
Sharon and Bill

"Miranda Smith Homecare's team receive high marks from our families for their reliability, care, knowledge, and easy assimilation to the challenging situations of Parkinsons clients"
Parkinsons Society, Auckland
Updated: 11 May 2017
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 escort clients on outings.

The quality 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 phone 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: 11 May 2017
Suburbs/Districts/Towns Serviced
Caregivers are available in all suburbs of Christchurch and throughout most of the Canterbury Region...

We also specialise in being able to provide and manage care in more remote or rural parts of New Zealand.

We have offices nationwide and can provide care in Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Hawke's Bay, Wellington and Christchurch
Updated: 11 May 2017
Personal Assistance
TypeSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Registered Nurse (eg Wound Care, Medication) Yes Yes Yes
Carer Support Yes Yes Yes
Sitter Service/Companions Yes Yes Yes
Live In Care (24 Hr) Yes Yes Yes
Personal Care (Showering, Dressing) Yes Yes Yes
Updated: 11 May 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise.
Specialities or Areas of Expertise.StatusDetails
Palliative Care Contract Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care. Yes
Diabetic Care. Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation. Yes
Dementia Care Yes
Updated: 11 May 2017
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Respite Yes
Carer Support Yes
Carer Support Yes
High Care Needs Yes
High Care Needs Yes
Private Paying Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 11 May 2017
Domestic Assistance
TypeSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Meals (Frozen) Yes Yes Yes
Meals (Fresh or Hot) Yes Yes Yes
Home Help (Housework/Cleaning etc.) Yes Yes Yes
Shopping Assistance Yes Yes Yes
Transport Assistance Yes Yes Yes
Updated: 11 May 2017
CompanionshipSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Day Programme (Dementia Care) Yes Yes Yes
Day Programme (Non Dementia) Yes Yes Yes
Lunch Yes Yes Yes
Visiting Service Yes Yes Yes
Activities/Exercise Programme Yes Yes Yes
Other Social Support Yes Yes Yes
Updated: 11 May 2017
Support & Advocacy
Support & AdvocacyStatusDetails
Support and Advocacy Yes Our friendly and helpful Homecare Co-ordinators are here to give support and help to put together a plan to meet your needs or those of a loved one. You are welcome to have support person or EPOA who we can keep informed and involved in your service.
Updated: 11 May 2017
Subsidy Details
Carer Support
Sweet Louise
Individualised Funding
Acute Demand Services
Updated: 11 May 2017
Languages Spoken
Other Information Yes We are able to assist with a number of languages and where we do not currently have caregivers who speak a language you require we can recruit to meet that need.
Updated: 11 May 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
Eldernet Subscription Bronze Yes
Updated: 11 May 2017
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