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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
Promisia Healthcare Limited
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Promisia is a New Zealand based care provider with a focus on providing quality personalised care. Our aim is to be the aged care provider of choice in our local communities, delivering quality care to our residents and peace of mind to their families and whānau.

Promisia Eileen Mary is a modern retirement village and resthome situated just a short walk from downtown Dannevirke. We provide a range of living and care options including Resthome, Hospital and Independent living, where people are supported to live their lives in a safe and vibrant community that extends to local community volunteers supporting a range of activities.

Promisia Eileen Mary is a place where our competent professional staff are committed to caring for people to a high standard, we have a deep sense of responsibility to our people and fostering trust is integral in the way we care. This is a place where you will be supported to live you best life with opportunities to engage in inspiring and active ways.

Our hospital level 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.

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 fm.eileenmary@promisia.co.nz
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 14
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 21 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 Please enquire
Updated: 24 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 19
Care Suite Vacancy Yes
Care Suite Impending vacancy No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 24 May 2024
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes 24 hours 7 days week
Enrolled Nurse Yes
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: 7 May 2024
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: 7 May 2024
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: 7 May 2024
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 No However, all residents are invited to resident meeeting held 6 weekly.
Newsletter Yes
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: 7 May 2024
Special Features
Special Features
We pride ourselves on the 'homely and pleasant feel' of our home.
Updated: 7 May 2024
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: 7 May 2024
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
Details about meals All our meals are cooked fresh on site daily
Updated: 7 May 2024
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: 7 May 2024
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: 7 May 2024
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: 7 May 2024
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes Qualified Diversional Therapist.
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Police checked Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA)
Updated: 7 May 2024

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