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Nurse Maude
Home Help and Personal Care/Assistance
24 McDougall Ave
Christchurch 8014
03) 375 4200
03) 355 2051
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Lucy Fife - 03 375 4212
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Nurse Maude provides Community Nursing and Homecare for anyone who needs care so they can choose to remain in their own home, rather than a hospital or residential care, or for additional support after surgery.

Our Community Nursing team of Registered Nurses provides clinical assessment and care, while our highly skilled team of Enrolled Nurses and Health Care Assistants provide ongoing care and support.

Working in partnership with clients to develop a plan of care the Community Nursing Team provides clinical care such as IV therapy, wound dressings, eye drops, catheter care and medication management, as well as care for people with diabetes, and palliative needs.

Treatment, advice and support with health concerns is provided in the client's own home, and, within Christchurch city, there is the security of nursing support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Rural areas have access to telephone support from a district nurse.
Service Description
Full range of services for elderly people staying in their own homes from help with domestic tasks, personal care, meals, linen service.

District nursing services
The district nursing service provides district nursing to the city and outlying rural areas of Christchurch seven days a week, 24 hours a day.This includes wound care, palliative care, medications etc.

The diabetes service provides support, advice and education to people at home with diabetes.

Wound care clinic
The wound care clinic runs outpatient clinics at Nurse Maude Merivale, 5 days a week during normal working hours.

Continence advisors
The continence advisors run outpatient clinics within Nurse Maude in Merivale as well as outlying areas such as Kaiapoi.

Stomal therapists
The stomal therapist work in the community and visit patients in the both public and private surgical hospitals within Christchurch pre and post surgery.

Intraveneous Therapy service
The intravenous therapy service is run in the community and delivered by district nurses. this service enables people to receive their IV antibiotics at home rather than in a hospital.

Palliative care
The Hospice Palliative Care Service provides an 11 bed inpatient unit and six Clinical Nurse Specialists working in the community with District nurses to allow people to remain at home for as long as possible.

For additional information please visit www.nursemaude.org.nz
Updated: 11 Sep 2009
Suburbs/Districts/Towns Serviced
Christchurch, Rangiora, Lincoln.
Updated: 11 Sep 2009
Personal Assistance
TypeSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Registered Nurse (eg Wound Care, Medication) Yes Yes Yes
Hospice Yes Yes Yes
Attendant Care (ACC) No Yes Yes
Sitter Service/Companions Yes Yes No
Personal Care (Showering, Dressing) Yes Yes Yes
Updated: 11 Sep 2009
Specialities or Areas of Expertise.
Specialities or Areas of Expertise.StatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Stomal Therapist Yes
Other Nursing Specialities. Yes
Wound Care. Yes
Diabetic Care. Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control. Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Dementia Care No
Gerontological Care Yes Within Nurse Maude Assocaition
Other Post Graduate Qualifications Yes
Dietitian Yes
Community Health Nurses Yes
Updated: 11 Sep 2009
Domestic Assistance
TypeSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Meals (Frozen) Yes No No
Home Help (Housework/Cleaning etc.) Yes Yes No
Shopping Assistance Yes Yes No
Updated: 11 Sep 2009
Subsidy Details
Details of subsidy: Home help, personal care, District Nurse, Carer Support, Sitter Service, Linen all possible, DSS funded (Assessment required), Equipment hire, Linen could be funded through Disability Allowance
Updated: 11 Sep 2009
Languages Spoken
Cook Island Yes
English Yes
Interpreter Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 11 Sep 2009
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
Home and Community Health Assocation Yes
Home and Community Support Sector Standards (Standards NZ) Yes
Home and Community Health Assocation
Updated: 11 Sep 2009