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Radius Elloughton Gardens
1 Pages Road
Timaru 7910
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Same as above
South Canterbury
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Kim Harris - 021 317 360
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Anne-Kathrin Bretzke - 0800 155 155
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Kim Harris - 03 684 4688
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Elloughton Gardens is a stately old house steeped in South Canterbury history. Originally built in 1893, the home is now a stunning Radius Care facility.

Elloughton Gardens is located in Marchwiell, a 10 minute drive North of Timaru. With sea views on one side and mountain views on the other, Elloughton Gardens is ideally situated in a rural environment.

A majority of the rest home rooms open out to their own patio, most have en suite toilets and some have full en suites.

Elloughton Gardens has 3 courtyards, with entertainment and BBQ areas.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 12 Jan 2020
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 52
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Premium Room Charges Some Rooms as at 23 Jun 2022
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: 23 Jun 2022
To All the Nurses, Carers and Support Staff - in short, ALL the ANGELS at Elloughton whose loving care, dedication, and overall SUBLIME devotion to our mother, until her passing, this we can never repay.

Just to say a heartfelt thanks for service above and beyond the call of dedication to our Mum, and to we the family too, it was truly memorable.

Thank you for helping her passing so dignified and beautiful.

With Sincere Thanks and Heartfelt Appreciation
In sincere gratitude
Updated: 12 Jan 2020
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse 200 Yes The Clinical Nurse Manager and her team team of dedicated Registered Nurses provide quality care 24 hours a day for our residents.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Our highly trained HCA's already hold or are are working towards their National Qualifications in Aged Care in order to provide the best care for your family member. The HCA's work under the direction of our Registered Nurses.
Physiotherapist Yes Our Registered Physiotherapist provides individual assessments and progress plans for those residents who require treatment. In addition we have a dedicated HCA who assists residents with their physio exercise plans, hold "walking bus" sessions and general exercise classes to maintain independence.
Occupational Therapist Negotiable Can be accessed as needed.
Social Worker (on site) Negotiable Timaru hospital is able to assist us with any apsects.
Diversional Therapist 52 Yes We have two activities co-ordinators, providing individualised and group activities to support, stimulate, and encourage our residents to maintain their independence, cognition and wider community links.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes The in house hair salon is run by our qualified hairdresser Michelle. Bookings are twice a twice weekly and also available for special occasions.
Podiatrist Yes Our podiatrist is Central Podiatry. Nathan Dixon provides service to the facility bi-monthly and on demand.
Dietitian Yes Our Registered Dietitian meets with all new residents and then as health needs change. Our meals are homely and cooked on site. All our menus are developed in conjunction with the dietitian to ensure maximum nutrition and enjoyment.
Kaumatua Yes The Kumatua visits the facility weekly and as required.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We encourage all individuals to maintain their community religious links where possible. In addition we hold regular Christian church services for denominations of Catholic , Anglican and All denominations.
Updated: 12 Jan 2020
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes All our Registered Nurses are trained in the use and care of specialist gastric feeding techniques.
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes All our Registered Nurses are trained to Hospice New Zealand standards for Palliative care, including pain management techniques. We support the identified needs of each individual and their families.
Dialysis No via Timaru Public Hospital
Wound Care Yes All our Registered Nurses have specialist knowledge and up to date training in wound care. We are also well supported by the companies Wound Care Specialist.
Diabetic Care Yes Visits by primary care PHO nurse specialist and dietician advice.
Continence Advice Yes Elloughton gardens contracts a Specialist Continence Advisor.
Stomal Therapy No Via primary care PHO
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Intensive physiotherapy available and specialist via Timaru Public Hospital
Tracheotomy Care No via Timaru Public Hospital
Spinal Injuries Care No via Timaru Public Hospital
Infection Control Yes In house dedicated Registered Nurse for Infection Control. Members of Bug Control and specialist link through Medlab South.
Surgical Followup No via GP or Timaru Public Hospital
Psychiatric Care No via Timaru Public Hospital
Primary Rural Health Care No via Timaru Public Hospital
Clinical Management Yes Our full time Clinical Nurse Manager is Sreejamol, she is supported by a full time team of dedicated Registered Nurses
Updated: 12 Jan 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 We offer respite care which you can access through negotiation with your NASC provider.
Carer Support Yes We offer carer support options of care for your family member again you can access this through negotiation with your NASC provider.
Subsidised Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 12 Jan 2020
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage residents to personalise their rooms with their own furniture and belongings.
Single Rooms Yes All of our rooms are sunny and spacious and have partial or full en suite facilities.
Shared Rooms No There are no shared rooms
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes We have one large room dedicated to a couple
Ensuite Yes We have various room configurations. All our rooms have at least an ensuite toilet and hand basin facility.
Alcohol Permitted Yes We have "happy hour" every Friday afternoon.
Pets In Residence Yes We have "Pat Pets" who regularly come to visit.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Residents are able to install their own phone line.
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Our facility is controlled centrally by a computer and can be adjusted to suit the individual needs.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have a 2 large, bright lounges for main events, a smaller lounge for board games, bridge club, dvd's and other activities for residents to select themselves. Also a 4th quiet lounge/conservatory area overlooking the water feature and a 5th lounge with views out to the mountains.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes All RN and hospital level HCA's have Palliative Care training to Hospice new Zealand standards in order to support residents and families holistically towards end of life .
Palliative Care Contract Yes Individual palliative contracts are welcome, we support the whole family.
Outings Yes A modern bus has been purchased for the enjoyment of our residents. This accepts wheel chairs.
Whanau Room Yes
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes We have an active residents forum with monthly meetings.
Family Committee Yes Family meetings are held annually and the clinical nurse and manager are available any time to discuss family needs.
Newsletter Yes Quarterly Radius company magazine the Orbiter and quarterly Elloughton Gardens newsletter are on display and available to take away.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting Yes Mountain views and numerous rooms have spacious patios and courtyard areas.
Smokers Room No Radius Elloughton Gardens is a Smoke free environment.
Smoking Permitted No Our home is smoke free and we are working towards our grounds also being fully smoke free.
Updated: 12 Jan 2020
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Stimulating and varied activities programme to reduce loneliness and boredom, these activities include : art, BBQ, big print books, board games, bowls, bridge, canine friends, cards, care and craft, children visiting, Church services, classical music, concerts, Dancing, Email, Entertainers, Exercises, Games, Garden, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Jigsaws, Minibus, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings,Petanque, Pianist, Picnic facilities, Quizzes, Reading, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Sky TV on our wide-screen, Theater, Videos, BBQ
Updated: 6 May 2019
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Please see management for individual details.
Staffing qualifications and details We have a generous quota of staff on board and are fortunate to have a committed, educated and caring team who enjoy supporting and encouraging our residents in their activities of daily living.
Details about meals Our meals are nutritious and home-cooked to provide maximum enjoyment and nutritional value. Individual tastes are catered for and our dietician plans nutritional requirements for all new admissions
Associated Complexes As leaders in care, Radius currently owns 22 residential care facilities throughout New Zealand, and we enjoy the benefits of being associated with a dynamic and resident-centered philosophy of care.
Updated: 6 May 2019
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Arabic Yes
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Interpreter Yes
Italian Yes
Kannada Yes
Malayalam Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Punjabi Yes
Samoan Yes
Updated: 6 May 2019
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes Services are provided by church volunteers.
Baptist Yes Services are provided by church volunteers.
Brethren Yes We have a number of residents who have close links with the local Brethren community.
Christian Yes The Roman Catholic church brings Holy Communion weekly to the Catholics in our facility.
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes We welcome all beliefs, and support individual values and inclusiveness in our special environment.
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes Services are provided by church volunteers.
Non denominational Yes Inter-denominational services are provided twice-yearly at special times - ie. Easter and Christmas - for all residents to enjoy.
Presbyterian Yes Services are provided by church volunteers.
Roman Catholic Yes
Updated: 6 May 2019
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.20 Km across the road
Shops 0.20 Km across the road
Mall 1.00 Km Northtown Mall is a 2-minute drive away
Parks 2.00 Km We have 7 acres of grounds, and there are a number of parks within a short drive.
Library 5.00 Km The local library in town is a short distance away. We do have a library service on site.
Updated: 28 Jul 2009
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Care Association New Zealand Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Care Association New Zealand New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village?
Updated: 6 May 2019

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