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Maryann Home & Hospital
59 Brecon Road
Stratford 4332
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PO Box 318
Stratford 4352
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Michelle Parrett - 06 765 7551
Agecare Central Ltd
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Agecare Central Limited is a locally owned Charitable Organisation operating both Maryann Home, Hospital Dementia Unit and Marire Home. It has a strong community focus and commitment to the care of the elderly.


To be a leading provider of high quality community and residential care.


Hei kaiarahi i roto I nga mahi whakatau arataki tangata, kia kounga hoki to atawhai.


Agecare Central is committed to providing person-centre care based on the model of Te Whare Tapa Wha encompassing spiritual, family/whanau, physical and emotional wellbeing within a safe, caring environment.


E pumau ana a Agecare Central Ltd ki te atawhai i te tangata i runga ano i te tauira o Te Whare Tapa Wha, ara e whai whakaaro ana ki tona taha wairua, taha whanau, taha tinana, taha hinengaro hoki. He mahi e pikau ana i roto i te ahuru mowai.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 22 Nov 2022
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 32
Vacancy Yes
We have vacancies at this level of care
Impending vacancy Yes - Hosptial level availability
Short stay considered Yes
Premium Accommodation Charges Some Rooms as at 17 Apr 2024
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Please enquire
Updated: 24 May 2024
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes Our highly trained and experienced RN's provide 24/7 onsite cover. Regular training is given to all members of our RN team to ensure they remain skilled in all areas and are able to provide the best evidence based care to our residents.
Nurse Practitioner Yes The residents at Maryann are lucky to have the support of a Nurse Practitioner Wendy Walsh from Third Age Health.
Enrolled Nurse Yes We have a very experienced EN who works alongside the RNs to care for the residents at Maryann home
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes The caregivers at Agecare Central have a high level of regular training to keep them up to date with evidenced based best practice. Lots of our caregivers hold a current Level 4 certificate. All of our residents working in our Dementia unit hold a dementia care qualification
Physiotherapist Yes We have a physio who comes to the home once per week
Occupational Therapist Negotiable We are able to arrange for a Occupational Therapist to visit if required by the resident.
Social Worker (on site) No We are provided Social worker support from the social worker team at Taranaki Base Hospital.
Diversional Therapist Yes We have a fully qualified Divisional Therapist.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes At Maryann home we offer activities 7 days a week.
Hairdresser Yes We provide an onsite Salon and the hairdresser visits weekly. If residents prefer we are able to arrange for them to also visit one of many local hair salons.
Podiatrist Yes We have a Registered Podiatrist who visits 6 weekly or sooner if required.
Dietitian Yes All our menu's have Dietitian over site and advise. They are closely monitored by the Dietitian to ensure they meet nutritional standards and maintain a good variety of meals. Food is available to all residents 24 hours a day.
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Yes We have close links we our local Kaumatua. They are always willing and welcomed to come to the home if a resident/whanau wishes them to.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Spiritual advisors are available for our residents and religious denominations also visit on a regular basis.
Other Personnel Negotiable At Maryann home we have close links to Hospice Taranaki. We are able to provide palliative/comfort cares to our residents. All our palliative care residents receive regular visits and support from the Hospice nurses and where required Hospice Dr's.
Updated: 22 Nov 2022
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes Contract with Hospice Taranaki, excellent support (Doctors, Clinical and Education)
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes End of Life, Advanced Directives and Care Planning
Wound Care Yes Access to Wound care, Clinics and Specialists
Diabetic Care Yes Insulin Therapy as prescribed, Podiatry visits and Diabeties Educator/Clinic
Continence Advice Yes Visits by referral
Stomal Therapy Yes Visits by referral
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Field Officer visits as required. Provides Education.
ACC Rehabilitation Yes
Spinal Injuries Care Yes
Infection Control Yes Infection Control Co-ordinator on staff, Contract with Risk management Unit at DHB for infection control advice and education
Surgical Followup Yes RN on site to assess, surgical care.
Psychiatric Care No Mental Health Services for the Older Person, Specialist and Case Workers visit as required for Rest Home and Hospital level residents.
Clinical Management Yes Nurse manager and Clinical manager.
Other Specialties Yes RN's take responsibility for Clinical portfolio's e.g. wound care
Updated: 22 Nov 2022
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
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 22 Nov 2022
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Ensuite Yes We have two ensuite rooms in the Hospital and three ensuite rooms in the Dementia Unit.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes We have 2 cats a special dog that visits
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Wifi Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Cafe No Food is available 24/7
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We have a designated Palliative Room with an electric bed its own en-suite bathroom and kitchenette available.
Palliative Care Contract Yes Palliative Education and training for staff through Link Nurse meetings and Hospice educator.
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes Day care provided for Dementia Level of care.
Outings Yes We provide a seated van for all outings. They go to lots of different places throughout Taranaki twice per week more if required
Whānau Room Yes
Residents Committee Yes Residents meet with management quarterly.
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes In designated areas.
Semi-Secure Yes
Updated: 22 Nov 2022
Special Features
Special Features
Currently building an extension to home 18 more bedrooms at Rest Home, Hospital and Dementia level of care
Updated: 22 Nov 2022
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
The Activities Co-ordinator provides an interesting program which includes crafts, games, exercises, entertainment, library visit, big print books, bowls, bingo, gardening, mens shed, sing a longs, newspaper reading, concerts, travel-van provided, walking group, music and interdenominational.
Updated: 22 Nov 2022
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Please contact the Nurse Manager or the Clinical Manger for further information.
Details about meals All the food is prepared and cooked on the premises. We have the taste and goodness of home cooking with Registered Dietician approval.
Internet access Fiber internet is available throughout the home
Updated: 22 Nov 2022
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Māori - Te Reo No Available on request.
Updated: 22 Nov 2022
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Non denominational Yes A variety of different religious denominations regularly visit our Home.
Updated: 11 Apr 2013
Location Distance Details
Shops 1.10 Km We have van service which offers residents regular trips to town with a variety of shops including banks, supermarket, clothing shops etc as well as a cinema.
Parks 1.10 Km We are closely situated to a number of lovely parks around Stratford with a bush walk way across the road which is a few minutes walk to the local swimming pool.
Library 1.10 Km We have a library service which visits regularly.
Updated: 22 Nov 2022
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes Society of Divisional Therapist Inc
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 22 Nov 2022

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