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Springlands Lifestyle Village - Blenheim

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Vacancy
Soon
Care Suite Vacancy
Yes
Name
Springlands Lifestyle Village - Blenheim
Category
Hospital
Address
5 Battys Road
Springlands
Blenheim 7201
Postal Address
Same as above
Region
Nelson Marlborough
Phone
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Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Naomi Nailer - 03 577 5208
Owner
Metlifecare - 0800 909 303
Nurse Manager
Gert Aliping
Sales Executive
Naomi Nailer - 03 577 5208
Other services
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Springlands Lifestyle Village is part of Metlifecare, offering a boutique village environment in the heart of Blenheim. Our care is deeply personal and personalised. We support every resident to live a fulfilling life in a safe and welcoming setting that feels like home where you can continue doing the things you love.

We take time to get to know you, so we can better support and care for you. With the comfort and security of 24/7 excellent clinical care and an activity calendar with a great variety, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to connect with like-minded souls who share your passions.

Explore how our Aged Residential Care can support you: https://www.metlifecare.co.nz/aged-care
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Detail Status
Contract with Te Whatu Ora Yes
Certification Yes
ORA Applies No

Updated: 17 Aug 2022

Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 26
Vacancy Soon
We have twenty three rooms and all of which have ensuite and flat screen TV with five Freeview channels. The current rooms available can also be used as swing respite care.
Impending vacancy Yes
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges Yes from $40.00/day up to $60.00/day as at 19 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 Please enquire

Updated: 21 Jun 2024

Care Suite Bed and Vacancy Details
Care Suite Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 15
Care Suite Vacancy Yes
We have Care Studios available for purchase with care packages designed to suit the individual as well as being certified for Resthome Level Care
Care Suite Impending vacancy No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)

Updated: 21 Jun 2024

Personnel
Personnel
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse 24hrs/7days Yes Gert Aliping is our Care Service Manager with many years of experience in the Aged Care Sector. She is supported by a team of very experienced and passionate Registered Nurses
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes A team of 25 experienced and hard working Caregivers majority level 3 and level 4 trained. They pride themselves on the Care we provide to our Residents. These Caregivers are lead by a team of experienced Registered Nurses on-site 24/7.
Physiotherapist Yes Staff will arrange as required.
Occupational Therapist Yes Staff will arrange as required.
Diversional Therapist Yes 2 Qualified & Registered Diversional Therapists are on-site running a variety of activities across the Resthome and Hospital Wings
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes On-site Salon, bookings required.
Podiatrist Yes Podiatrist visits site every 3-4 weeks, Staff will arrange appointment times as required.
Dietitian No The menu is reviewed annually by a Dietitian/Nutritionist.

Updated: 17 Aug 2022

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
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
ACC Rehabilitation Yes
Spinal Injuries Care Yes
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Clinical Management Yes

Updated: 17 Aug 2022

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 Respite Care available depending on vacancies.
Carer Support Yes
Other Short Stay Programme Yes
High Care Needs Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes Depending on vacancies

Updated: 17 Aug 2022

Features
Features
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes All rooms and studios are single with ensuites and include a flat screen TV
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Ensuite Yes All rooms and studios have ensuites.
Alcohol Permitted Yes As per Clinical Care Plans
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Wifi Yes Wi-fi access in each room - at own individual cost
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes In some rooms this is possible. In other rooms the heating is adjusted at a central location.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes During the day or in the evening, enjoy the company of fellow guests in the lounge complete with large screen television, Sky TV, gas fire and luxurious lounge suites.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes Regular outings are planned by our Activities Coordinator, input from Residents is encouraged to make sure we cater for everyone.
Whānau Room Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes We provide an outdoor covered area for smokers.
Semi-Secure Yes

Updated: 17 Aug 2022

Special Features
Special Features
Springlands Lifestyle Village is a Privately owned Village, offering a boutique retirement option for those of you who like the best. Set in mature park like surroundings, bordered by the beautiful spring fed Murphy’s stream meandering through rose gardens, lilies and iris. With views to Springlands Green, the Richmond Ranges and the Wither Hills you can laze your days away watching the seasons change and feel at one with the beautiful landscaped gardens inspired by leading landscape designer Ben McMaster. This beautiful setting sets the scene for the architecturally designed individual apartments and care studios that are contained within an elegant and luxuriously appointed building designed to meet your every need.

Updated: 17 Aug 2022

Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Board games, Classical Music, Digital camera, Email, Entertainment, Games, Garden, Gas Fire, Happy Hour, Indoor Games, Internet, Library, Movies, Newspaper reading, Outings, Park, Parties, Pastoral care, Pianist, Quizzes, Reading, Roses, Sky TV, Shopping, Rugby games

Updated: 17 Aug 2022

Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
Staffing qualifications and details We are a privately owned boutique facility and we pride ourselves on the level of care our staff provide. It is important to all of our staff that you feel welcome and comfortable in your new home.
Details about meals All meals are prepared on-site in our kitchen using fresh, locally sourced produce whenever possible. While the menu is officially reviewed every 24 months by a nutritionist/dietitian our staff are constantly seeking feedback and input from Residents. Residents are given a choice breakfast, daily

Updated: 17 Aug 2022

Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Māori - Te Reo Yes
Nepali Yes

Updated: 17 Aug 2022

Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
(Other comments) Yes All denominations welcome.

Updated: 17 Aug 2022

Distances
Distances
Location Distance Details
Public Transport The Blenheim Bus North Route passes the Village along Middle Renwick Road with the choice of two stops within easy walking distance. The service operates on the hour between 9.40am and 2.40pm Monday to Friday excluding Public Holidays.
Mall Springlands Shopping Centre is within walking distance and provides; a doctors surgery, chemist, post office, bank, cafe, garden centre and supermarket.
Parks Springlands Lifestyle Village is located directly across Murphys Creek from beautiful Springlands Green. The lounge opens up onto a large deck which looks out over the creek and Springlands Green.
Library We have a three comfortable libraries to choose from with a wide selection of books available onsite. We also provide a computer and internet access for Residents in the library.

Updated: 17 Aug 2022

Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Other details Yes Proud sponsors of the Graeme Dingle Foundation and the Mako's Rugby team
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)

Updated: 17 Aug 2022


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