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Radius St Joans - Hospital Wing

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Radius St Joans
371 Peachgrove Road
Hamilton 3214
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371 Peachgrove Road
Hamilton 3214
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Julie Mendoza - 07 855 5701
Radius Care Ltd
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Lydia Lophus
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Radius Care is a New Zealand owned and operated company that specialises in delivering the very best levels of rest home and private hospital care for our elderly population and our young disabled who require special care.

Our vision for Radius is to deliver “good old fashioned Kiwi values and standards” back into the aged care sector and this is a commitment shared by our strong nationwide network of 20 facilities. Each of these facilities share a responsibility to provide the best levels of professional nursing care, which is delivered by our staff to over 1400 residents.

So when the time comes to choose a care facility for yourself or a loved one, call any one of our managers to talk about your circumstances or just drop in for a chat. They will be more than happy to answer any questions you have, and will show you around any one of our facilities.

Radius St Joans is located in the Hamilton residential suburb of Fairfield just 5 minutes walk from town, it provides care for the elderly and young disabled.

Set on three and a half acres of beautiful park like surroundings, St Joans integrates rest home and private hospital with palliative, respite and some young disabled care.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Detail Status
Contract with Te Whatu Ora Yes
Certification Yes
ORA Applies No

Updated: 17 Nov 2014

Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 55
Vacancy Yes
Mostly all large bedrooms, some with semi-en suites. Residents are encouraged to personalise their rooms
Impending vacancy Yes
Short stay considered Yes
Premium Accommodation Charges Yes from $0.00 -$39.00/day up to $50.00/day as at 13 Jun 2024
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Yes

Updated: 14 Jun 2024

Please look at our website at www.radiuscare.net.nz.

Updated: 17 Nov 2014

Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes Registered nurses available 24 hours per day.
Nurse Practitioner No Currently we are working with a Nurse specialist weekly, residents are referred to her by our Clinical team.
Enrolled Nurse Yes As per our roster
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Health care assistants are there to assist with all personal care needs.
Physiotherapist Yes Each resident is assessed by the Physiotherapist on admission and in conjunction with the the Physio-assistant continues with individualised programs 5 days per week. We also promote Thai Chi to all residents as part of our wellness program.
Occupational Therapist Negotiable Residents can be referred to an occupational therapist via our GP service or privately.The cost of the private service is paid by the resident.
Social Worker (on site) Negotiable Residents could be referred to this specialised service via our GP services.
Diversional Therapist Yes Residents could be referred to this service via our GP services
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Every week our team tailors a program to incorporate all the residents. Residents can choose to participate as much or as little as they choose. We encourage family members to remain involve and will often invite them on outings or special occasions.
Hairdresser Yes Hairdressing services are available on request of the resident or family. Our current hairdresser is on site three days per week. Appointments can be made at reception.
Podiatrist Yes A community podiatrist visit the facility every 6 weeks. Appointments can be made via the nursing staff.
Dietitian Yes Residents that presents with weight loss is referred to a dietician. The dietician would visit them on site for an assessment and develop a plan according to the needs of the resident.
Accredited Visitors Yes We are actively involved with the Stroke Foundation, The Federated Women's institute and the RSA.
Kaumatua Yes WE have a Kaumatua that advises us on specific needs of all Maori clients and he is available to meet with families and residents.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have a inter-denominational Chaplain available on Mondays and Thursdays. The role of the chaplain is to support all residents and their families with any spiritual needs.
Other Personnel Yes The Manager and the Clinical Nurse manager and the available 40 hours per week.

Updated: 17 Nov 2014

Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes Registered nurses can administer Oxygen on prescription and in emergency situation. They complete an annual competency assessment.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes Residents that requires special dietary management is also welcome.
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes Radius St Joans has a very close relationship with the Palliative care team. Palliative care is offered to all age groups and family members has the opportunity to stay with their loved one over night by arrangement.
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
IV Antibiotic Capability No If a short course of IV therapy is required, it could be arranged with the GP services or Anglesea Clinic.
Dialysis Yes Our staff is capable of continuing with home dialysis or coordinating community dialysis to Waikato Hospital.
Wound Care Yes St Joans has access to the wound specialist team from Waikato Hospital.
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes Residents could be referred to the continence nurse specialist team if required.
Stomal Therapy Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Tracheotomy Care Yes
Infection Control Yes We have a dedicated Infection control coordinator
Surgical Followup Yes Residents are often send back to our care earlier than expected as we actively promote independence and Residents could access the Physio team for rehabilitation
Psychiatric Care No Residents could be referred via our GP services to either Adult mental health services or Mental health services for the older person. The psychiatryteams usually visit residents on site.
Clinical Management Yes The Clinical manager is available 40 hours per week and shares the on call with the Facility manager.

Updated: 21 Jan 2014

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 both hospital and rest home respite. Several of our Respite clients return for more Respite and subsequently long term care.
Carer Support Yes We can provide carer support in both hospital and rest home care. Waikato hospital does refer clients for convalescent care as well.
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes

Updated: 21 Jan 2014

Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage residents to bring their own furniture and to personalise their bedrooms. We do have to ensure that the bed is suitable to deliver appropriate care.
Single Rooms Yes 39 Hospital level care rooms are single rooms and some does have a semi-en-suite.
Shared Rooms Yes Two bed rooms are also available.
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Ensuite Yes Our en-suites have a toilet and vanity in plus an extra storage unit. They can accommodate a full sling hoist to assist residents with toileting.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Residents can have some alcohol in their rooms. we also have Happy hour as part of our activity program.
Pets In Residence Yes Although the facility does have cats, we encourage families to bring pets in to visit.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Every room is fixed with a hot water radiator and this could be adjusted to suite the resident. Lounge temperatures are controlled via a heat pump or radiators.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes We provide care to several residents that is under 65. They attend outings together and we encourage community and family involvement.
Lounges/seating areas Yes The facility does have 3 communal lounge areas and 1 private lounge for family/whanau
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes We accept residents from private GP practises for short term rehabilitation.
Palliative Care Contract Yes St Joans works in conjunction with Hospice and Palliative services to ensure residents are kept comfortable and pain free. Family members are encourage to remain involved with cares and they could stay overnight by arrangement.
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes Outings are schedules as part of our activities program. Residents can choose to go along. Some of the outings does have a cost attached to them.
Whānau Room Yes We have several lounge areas and a dedicated visitor lounge for family/ Whanau
Māori Kaupapa Yes We do have a Cultural advisor to assist us with the delivery of safe cultural care. We also have a specific Maori Health care plan for all our Maori residents.
Residents Committee Yes Resident committee meeting is held bi monthly and all residents and family members are invited to attend
Family Committee No Family meeting are arranged as the need arises.
Newsletter Yes Radius care and the home does publish a quarterly news letter. This is send out to all residents and their families.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes We also have access to Mental Health for the older person to assist with this area. We also encourage our Nursing staff to complete the ACE program.
Smoking Permitted Yes We do have a dedicated smoking area for residents only.

Updated: 21 Jan 2014

Special Features
Special Features
The facility has been operational since 1953 and is one of the first rest homes built in Hamilton. The home has a warm, friendly environment. The home is situated on 3acres with open gardens and mobility access to most areas. It is a home away from home.
The home is close to Five Cross Roads and Chartwell. We on the Orbitor bus route.

Updated: 21 Jan 2014

Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Music, choirs, church groups, schools, stroke group, indoor bowls, mobile library, arts for health, newspaper reading, chair exercises, gardening, foot spas, hand and foot massage, shopping, aromatherapy, happy hour, music programmes, cards, 500, bingo.

Updated: 14 Dec 2008

Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not See the manager for details.
Staffing qualifications and details Registered nurses on site at all times. Manager and nurse co-ordinator on call. Two doctors, one on call 24 hours a day.
Details about meals Cooked on site. Main meal at lunch time. Nice, home cooked meals. Home baking for morning and afternoon teas.
Associated Complexes Radius Care is a New Zealand owned and operated company that specialises in delivering the very best levels of rest home and private hospital care for our elderly population and our young disabled who require special care.

Updated: 11 Jun 2013

Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Afrikaans Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Māori - Te Reo Yes
Niuean Yes
Rarotongan Yes
Samoan Yes
Tongan Yes

Updated: 14 Dec 2008

Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Non denominational Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Salvation Army Yes

Updated: 14 Dec 2008

Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.25 Km
Shops 0.20 Km
Mall 2.00 Km
Parks 1.00 Km
Library 2.00 Km Books on site. Delivered.

Updated: 19 Mar 2013

Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA)

Updated: 14 Dec 2008

The Ministry of Health conducts regular audits of Residential Care Facilities. They can be found HERE.