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San Michele Home and Hospital

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San Michele Home and Hospital
175 College Street
Te Awamutu
Te Awamutu 3800
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Samritha Yean - (07) 871 6226
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Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 23 Feb 2012
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 13
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered Yes
Premium Accommodation Charges No
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Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Please enquire
Updated: 1 Dec 2023
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes Registered nurse on duty 24 hours a day
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Our Caregivers have all completed their ACE training.
Physiotherapist Yes Contracted as required
Occupational Therapist Negotiable
Diversional Therapist Yes Originally employed as an Enrolled Nurse, our Diversional Therapist is fully qualified and has been with us for twelve years. .
Hairdresser Yes Hairdresser visits as requested
Podiatrist Yes
Dietitian Negotiable Our menu is approved by a dietitian. Our cooks are experienced in providing suitable meals to meet all residents needs. Home baked morning and afternoon tea provided.
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua No Not at present but would source one if needed
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes As requested we can arrange for a chaplain from any denomination. Catholic communion with lay preacher weekly.
Updated: 27 Oct 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 Our registered staff are trained in PEG feeding
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Our staff are trained in Palliative Care. Liaison with palliative care DHB team.
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Infection Control Yes Our Infection Control Registered Nurse attends bi- monthly meetings with the Waikato Infection Control group and supports education for staff.
Surgical Followup Yes
Clinical Management Yes Experienced Nurse Manager available Monday to Friday from 7am to 4pm.
Updated: 9 Sep 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 Depending on bed availability
Carer Support Yes Depending on bed availability
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 9 Jan 2014
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Shared Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Not Provided. Costs to resident to install.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Two lounges
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Outings Yes Diversional Therapist takes residents to church morning teas, shopping outings, country drives and concerts.
Māori Kaupapa Yes As required
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes In designated outside area.
Updated: 9 Sep 2020
Special Features
Special Features
Small family orientated rest home and hospital promoting independence and catering for both elderly and young disabled. Friendly and informal with wholesome home cooked meals. Please feel free to visit or contact us.
Updated: 9 Jan 2014
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Church, Age Concern, outside entertainers, care and crafts, RSA, bowls, cards, bingo, visiting, games afternoons, music appreciation.
Updated: 6 Nov 2007
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Please contact Business/Facility Manager for a list of charges.
Updated: 9 Jan 2014
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Afrikaans Yes We have an Afrikaans speaking staff member
Dutch Yes We have a Dutch staff member
English Yes
Updated: 8 Oct 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Updated: 27 Aug 2012
Location Distance Details
Shops 1.00 Km
Parks 0.50 Km
Library 1.00 Km
Updated: 6 Nov 2007
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Care Association New Zealand Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes Diploma in Diversional therapy
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Care Association New Zealand New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 15 Jan 2019

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