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Promisia Eileen Mary
44 Trafalgar Street
Dannevirke 4930
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44 Trafalgar Street
Dannevirke 4930
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Darlene Amboy - 06 374 8241
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Eileen Mary Residential Care Centre is proud to provide a beautiful purpose built facility offering superior care in a relaxed environment with an ability to meet a variety of care needs. Whether you are seeking modern independent living units, internal residential care apartments, resthome or hospital level care we are the first choice for holistic care in Dannevirke.

Promisia Healthcare is proud to provide the care people need as they age we offer a full range of care - Resthome, Hospital, Respite, YPD, Dementia, Palliative, Adult Day Care, and Independent living.

We opened in 1998 and are Dannevirke's only modern, purpose built complex. Eileen Mary has a capacity for 58 residents across both resthome care and hospital-level care. We have 19 Licence to Occupy apartments within the facility offering 24 hour Resthome and Hospital Level care, in addition to our individual Resthome and Hospital Level beds. In addition, there are five independent living units.

Hospital care (sometimes called Continuing Care) is provided for residents who have a significant disability and/or medical concerns.
Expert assistance is delivered by a team of doctors and nurses, 24 hours a day, and provides a personally tailored hospital level care plan.
Our facility is equipped with state-of-the-art amenities, including spacious living quarters, delicious and nutritious meals, and a variety of engaging activities. Whether your loved one requires full-time care or just occasional assistance, we have the resources and expertise to provide the highest level of care.

We understand that choosing a care service can be a difficult decision, which is why we strive to make the process as easy as possible. Our staff is available around the clock to answer any questions you may have and to provide a tour of our facilities. We would be delighted to have the opportunity to talk with you about our care options. Please phone Darlene Amboy, our Facility Manager at 06 374 8241, or email eileenmary@promisia.co.nz. Our superior food services will delight you with freshly prepared home cooked meals and baking. This along with our ability to provide quality care, tailored to the unique needs of each resident means you will be provided every assurance that your needs are being met.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 19 Nov 2013
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 16
Vacancy Yes
1 Respite bed. Beautiful views.
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges Yes from $8.00/day up to $8.00/day as at 29 Aug 2023
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: 7 Dec 2023
Care Apartment Bed and Vacancy Details
Care Apartment Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 19
Care Apartment Vacancy Yes
Care Apartment Impending vacancy No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 7 Dec 2023
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes 24 hours 7 days week
Enrolled Nurse Yes Very experienced EN .
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes All fully qualified or under taking their training on the job.
Physiotherapist Yes As required.
Occupational Therapist Yes As required with unlimited access.
Social Worker (on site) Yes As required with unlimited access.
Diversional Therapist Yes Qualified and experienced DT. Interests and activities are planned with residents the focus. Regular activities and regular outings. Fortnightly activities planner.
Hairdresser Yes Hairdresser Salon on site with hairdresser visiting weekly and as requested.
Podiatrist Yes 6 weekly visits.
Dietitian Yes Assists with menu planning and reassessment of residents as required.
Accredited Visitors Yes Residents keep their own local GP. Specialists and Allied health professional visit as required.
Kaumatua Yes As required, unlimited access.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Chaplain and Pastoral Care Coordinator visits weekly and as requested.
Updated: 16 Sep 2014
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy Yes Visiting Stomal Therapist
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Visiting physiotherapist.
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup Yes Rehabilitation/convalescent care.
Primary Rural Health Care Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Other Specialties Yes Access as required.
Updated: 19 Nov 2013
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 1 dedicated bed for respite care
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes For our dedicated respite bed
Updated: 19 Nov 2013
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Yes, feel free to furnish your room with your belongings as we would like everyone to feel at home. Furniture can be provided if required.
Single Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes Licence to Occupy Apartments are suitable for couples.
Ensuite Yes In all apartments and Hospital level care rooms plus some stage 2 rooms (only 9 out of 58 rooms do not have ensuite).
Alcohol Permitted Yes Happy Hours provided.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Portable phone available. Phone connection to own room can be arranged at miminal cost.
Wifi Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes 3 comfortable lounges, 2 with TV,1 with bowling table. Pleasant outside courtyard with sunshade.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes Subsidised and Private.
Outings Yes We have our own van for regular outings.
Whānau Room No Can be arranged.
Māori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes However, all residents are invited to resident meeeting held 6 weekly.
Newsletter Yes Quarterly newsletter
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting Yes Semi rural - outlook to Puketoi and Ruahine Ranges and farmland.
Smoking Permitted Yes Designated outside smokers area.
Semi-Secure Yes External doors are sensored.
Updated: 1 Sep 2017
Special Features
Special Features
We pride ourselves on the 'homely and pleasant feel' of our home.
Updated: 19 Nov 2013
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Art, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Cards, Care and Craft, Chapel, Children, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Craft, Dancing, Electric beds, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Gardening, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Internet, Jigsaw, Library, Minibus, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Parties, Pastoral care, Pianist, Park, Probus, Quizzes, Reading, Roses, RSA, Senior Citizens, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Sky TV, Videos, Womens Institute
Updated: 19 Nov 2013
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
Details about meals All our meals are cooked fresh on site daily
Updated: 19 Nov 2013
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Interpreter Yes Available at request.
Māori - Te Reo Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 19 Nov 2013
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
(Other comments) Yes Regular visits from various church groups - individual visits, communion, hymns and services plus chaplain available as requested
Updated: 19 Nov 2013
Location Distance Details
Shops 1.00 Km 10 minute walk to shopping centre of Dannevirke
Parks 3.00 Km 30 -45 minute walk to local Domain which has a deer park, duck pond, playground, paddling pool, rose and flower gardens, sports ground
Library 1.50 Km 15 minute walk to local public library
Updated: 19 Nov 2013
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes Qualified Diversional Therapist.
Updated: 19 Nov 2013

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