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Horowhenua Masonic Village Care Home - Continuing Care

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Care Suite Vacancy
Horowhenua Masonic Village Care Home
685 Queen Street East,
Levin 5510
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Rachel de Burgh - 06 368 8144, extension 224
Horowhenua Masonic Village - 04 569 8512
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Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 14 Aug 2012
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 29
Vacancy Yes
Respite care may be booked through out the year as we have a dedicated respite bed.
Impending vacancy No - short term and long term
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges Some Rooms from $15.00/day up to $15.00/day as at 22 Feb 2024
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 No
Updated: 29 May 2024
Care Suite Bed and Vacancy Details
Care Suite Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 9
Care Suite Vacancy No
Lovely caresuite available
Care Suite Impending vacancy No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 29 May 2024
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes We have three Charge Nurses who cover day to day running of each Unit. They are responsible for residents wellbeing and staff working in their Unit.We employ registered nurses for each shift 24/7.
Nurse Practitioner No We have a Clinical Nurse Manager who oversees the residents wellbeing for the entire facility. This includes employment, training, competencies amongst other areas to ensure wellbeing and best practice care for residents.
Enrolled Nurse Yes We have one Enrolled Nurse to support the clinical team in the delivery of care.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Caregivers are all completing training or have already completed caregiving courses. We also provide on going compulsory training for all staff.
Physiotherapist Yes The Physiotherapist visits weekly. We aim to optimise and maintain a resident's independence and mobility . In addition to physiotherapy offered within our contract, extra visits may be able to be offered at the residents own cost.
Occupational Therapist 64 Yes We have an Occupational Therapist on site for referrals as required.
Social Worker (on site) No We can access the support of a Social Worker with a referral to Mid Central Health or the Arohanui Hospice whichever is more appropriate.
Diversional Therapist 40 Yes Three members of the activities team are progressing with their Diversional Therapy qualifications.
Activities Co-ordinator 40 No Our activities team offers daily activities ie van outings,crosswords, newspaper reading,entertainers and craft activities amongst others. The activities team meet with all residents to provide individual residents with meaningful and focused activities.
Hairdresser 12 Yes Salon onsite for appointments.
Podiatrist Negotiable The Podiatrist visits 6 weekly. The cost is at the residents own expense unless there is a clinical cause for a referral to be made by the medical or clinical team eg diabetes.
Dietitian 10 Yes We have a contracted Dietician who visits fortnightly and oversees the menus, kitchen and any resident concerns ie weight loss.
Accredited Visitors Negotiable We do our best to address the resident's need. We have access to interpreters as required.
Kaumatua Yes Our local Iwi Kaumatua addresses cultural queries or concerns. Our Maori Framework Group staff representatives will seek our Kaumatua's input in relevant policy development and review.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We access a Spiritual Advisor through Arohanui Hospice as requested. We run Church Services on Sundays and Communion on Wednesdays. These are led by local parishes. If a certain denomination is requested we can access the appropriate spiritual leader.
Other Personnel Yes While residents may choose to retain their own GP, there is an option to transfer to the onsite GP. Our GP visits residents who require medical assessment as requested by our clinical team. In addition he also reviews facility residents three monthly.
Updated: 13 Dec 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We work closely with our GP and Arohanui Hospice Palliative Care team to provide palliative and end of life cares. All our registered nurses are palliative care trained.
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes This is managed in conjunction with the District Nurses.
Dialysis Yes Residents receiving dialysis receive this through Mid Central Health.
Wound Care Yes If increased wound management is required we are able to access the Wound Management Specialist nurses through Mid Central Health service.
Diabetic Care Yes The community Diabetic Nurse and the Dietician work closely with our staff to provide best practice care to diabetic residents.
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy Yes We can access Mid Central Health community service.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Tracheotomy Care Yes We can access Mid Central Health community service.
Infection Control Yes We have a registered nurse who oversees the management of Infection Control practices. We also work closely with Mid Central Health DHB and Public Health as required.
Clinical Management Yes Rachel de Burgh is our Clinical Nurse Manager. She oversees all clinical staff, staff training, competencies and compliance.
Other Specialties Yes Palliative Care nursing. Wound Management Nurse. Infection Control Nurse.
Updated: 30 Sep 2020
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay Status Details
Respite Yes Dedicated respite care bed available. Bookings essential.
Carer Support Yes
Other Short Stay Programme Yes
High Care Needs Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 28 May 2018
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes All Bedrooms have Toilet and Basin in Ensuites
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes You can relocate existing connections from your own Home and make a new connection or account.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Column Radiator heaters with manual adjustment or separate underfloor heating controls in each room
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes Liverpool Care Pathway
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes We have a Day activity programme, known as the HMV Club, running on a Tuesday and Thursday. Contact Cherie on ext 235 for more information
Outings Yes Village Van and scheduled outings
Whānau Room Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents No Do not provide Stage 3 / Dementia Care
Rural Setting Yes Situated within 6.3 hectares of semi rural park-like surroundings, 2.5km from Town Centre
Smokers Room Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes Residents of Facility Only
Semi-Secure Yes Remote Controlled Entrance Gates during the hours of darkness. Doors alarmed after hours
Updated: 30 Sep 2020
Special Features
Special Features
This facility provides a modern well equipped and homely environment for 35 Hospital Care Residents. All bedrooms are single with an en suite and a range of services including onsite allied health services. These are available for subsidised and private paying Residents including long-term, Respite or convalescent care and carer relief.
Our full service Accommodation Fees include the following;
Doctors Visits, excluding Specialist Fees
Nurse Practitioner visits
Prescription Charges, excluding Specialists
Full Laundry Service, excluding personal Dry cleaning
Transport to local appointments and outings
Podiatrist Visits
Occupational Therapy
Diversional Therapy

Rehabilitation Service

The Village Rehabilitation Service caters for older people of the MidCentral region who require further rehabilitation to improve their level of independence and quality of life.

Our service is complimentary to the services already available in the community.

Our main contract is with the MidCentral District Health Board for 'Slow Stream Rehabilitation'. Most people who access our service come from either Palmerston North or Horowhenua hospitals.

Our service provides facilities for clients to;

Live as an Inpatient
Attend as an Outpatient
Receive our services at Home
Individual programmes are established for each person.

Our service aims to maximise a person's independence and autonomy, which provides a greater choice for how and where they may live their lives.

Our environment is homely and comfortable, with each client able to enjoy the privacy of their own room.

This service provides a highly qualified interdisciplinary team which includes;

Registered Nruses
Occupational Therapists
Speech Language Therapist

Rehabilitation Assistants
Designated Caregivers
Our Team has a proven track record with years of collective experience and aspires to provide exceptional service in a therapeutic, safe and supportive environment.

Updated: 5 Aug 2014
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Aromatherapy, Activity programme, BBQ, Big print books, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Cards, Chapel, Concerts, Craft, Dancing, Electric beds, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Flower arranging, Games, Gardening, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Internet, Jigsaw, Library, Massage, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Petanque, Pastoral care, Pianist, Picnic facilities, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Videos
Updated: 30 Nov 2006
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Our full service Accommodation Fees include the following; Doctors Visits, excluding Specialist Fees, Prescription Charges, excluding Specialists, Full Laundry Service, excluding personal Drycleaning, Transport to local appointments and outings, Podiatrist Visits, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Diversional Therapy, Dietitian
Staffing qualifications and details Charge Nurses supervise Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses and Caregivers to care for the 76 residents in the Facility and provide emergency support to the Flats and Villas in the Village
Details about meals Resident's Meals are set by the Dietitian. Staff are trained and qualified in Percutaneous Enteral Gastrostomy Feeding.
Updated: 3 Nov 2014
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Chinese Yes
Chinese dialect Yes
Danish Yes
Dutch Yes
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
German Yes
Mandarin Yes
Māori - Te Reo Yes
Swahili Yes
Updated: 30 Nov 2006
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Updated: 30 Nov 2006
Location Distance Details
Public Transport Levin Town Bus Services has 3 stops within our Village to take Residents into town and back
Shops Village Shop onsite which provides most basic necessities
Mall 2.50 Km Levin Township
Parks 1.50 Km Memorial Park
Library 2 Libraries onsite
Updated: 30 Nov 2006
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes 2 Staff qualified
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes Accredited
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 4 Nov 2011

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