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|Contract with DHB||Yes|
|Updated: 5 Mar 2013|
|Approximate number of beds at this level of care||46|
|For enquiries please contact Anne Sweeney, Clinical Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org and feel free to look at our website at www.assisi.co.nz|
|Additional Room Costs||Some Rooms|
|Updated: 22 Jun 2018|
|Type||Hours Per Week||Status||Details|
|Registered Nurse||Yes||Two registered nurses on 24 hours per day in the Hospital, plus additional clinical management hours.|
|Enrolled Nurse||Yes||An enrolled nurse works under the supervision of the registered nurse to asist with resident care and supervision|
|Physiotherapist||Yes||Contracted therapist, also undertakes staff training in Manual Handling. Assisi also has a Physiotherapy Assistant Monday to Friday mornings (4 hours each per day).|
|Occupational Therapist||Negotiable||Contracted as required.|
|Own Social Worker||No||Referrals to Community Social Workers if necessary|
|Diversional Therapist||Yes||Therapists cover 6 days per week. Diversional Therapy hours are 9am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday plus 3.5hrs on Saturdays.|
|Activities Co-ordinator||No||see Diversional Therapy|
|Hairdresser||Yes||Our Hairdresser comes in 4 days per week. This is a user pays service.|
|Podiatrist||Yes||Podiatrists visits on site monthly|
|Dietitian||Negotiable||Contracted Dietitian service.|
|Accredited Visitors||No||Our Sisters of Mercy on site provide support for residents and their families. We also have a group of pastoral care visitors.|
|Kaumatua||Yes||One of our long serving Maori staff members provides support as requested.|
|Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor||Yes||Priest says Mass 3 days per week at 10.30am. A communion service is held on Tuesdays & Fridays at 4pm Other religious services are provided once per week (Wednesdays). Assisi has a strong Pastoral care service.|
|Updated: 17 Nov 2016|
|Specialities or Areas of Expertise||Status||Details|
|End of Life/Palliative Care||Yes||We provide palliative care to all our residents as they require end stage care. We also admit people for Palliative care.|
|Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management||Yes||Registered Nurses skilled in this activity. We also have access to resource nurses at the DHB.|
|IV Antibiotic Capability||No||District Nurses currently provide this ativity.|
|Oxygen Management||Yes||We own an oxygen concentrator, and have an oxygen supply on site at all times, for those with prescribed needs|
|Surgical Followup||Yes||We provide general post surgical follow up for those residents who require this care.|
|Wound Care||Yes||Registered nurses have undertaken extra training in wound care management. We utilise the DHB Nurse Practitioner for wound care as required.|
|Diabetic Care||Yes||Our nurses are up to date in diabetic management. We utilise specialist nurses from the District Health Board as necessary.|
|Continence Advisor||Yes||Product consultants are utilised as required. DHB personnel available.|
|Infection Control||Yes||All registered nurses and enrolled nurses are skilled practitioners in infection control.|
|Stomal Therapist||No||Registered nurses are skilled in stomal management.|
|Psychiatric Care||No||Mental Health Services for the Elderly are utilised as necessary.|
|Stroke Rehabilitation||Yes||Our staff are experienced in post stroke management of persons admitted for long term care.|
|Tracheotomy Care||No||We will train staff should the need arise to provide this care.|
|Dialysis||Yes||We have staff trained in CAPD management.|
|Specialised Dementia Care||No||We accept residents with early stage dementia. We refer on to speciallised dementia care as requied.|
|Gerontological Care||Yes||Our nurses attend conferences & study days to keep themselves up to date with current trends.|
|Updated: 17 Nov 2016|
|Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay||Status||Details|
|Respite||No||We do not routinely provide respite care services, unless we have a vacancy at the time of request, when we will consider a short term admission|
|Carer Support||No||We will consider a request, if we have a vacancy at the time of enquiry.|
|Subsidised||Yes||Yes, if the person qualifies.|
|Private Paying||Yes||Yes if we can meet the needs at the time if request.|
|Booking can be made in advance||No||We are unable to take advance bookings as we do not have dedicated respite beds.|
|Updated: 31 Mar 2017|
|Under 65 yrs with Disability||Yes||On a case by case basis.|
|Palliative Care Contract||No||Palliative Care funding is available following assessment via the palliative care team and Disability Support Link.|
|Other End of Life/Palliative Care||Yes|
|Whanau Room||Yes||Assisi's Whanau Room has it's own ensuite, telephone, couch, table and chairs, and is across the hall from a kitchen for tea and coffee. Meals may be purchased from our Food Service Dept|
|Rooms (Single)||Yes||All our rooms are single.|
|Ensuite||Yes||All but 9 of our 46 Hospital rooms have access to a shared ensuite (One ensuite between 2 rooms)|
|May Bring Own Furniture||Yes||This can be discussed prior to admission. Own furniture is limited to size and safety for the residents.|
|Alcohol Permitted||Yes||Unless contra indicated. Please discuss with the nurse in charge at the time of admission. Alcohol is limited, and managed by the nurse manager.|
|Pets In Residence||Yes||Assisi has an aviary, fish pond and 1 cat.|
|Negotiate To Bring Own Pet||No||Our building layout is not suitable to individual pets.|
|Phone Access In Own Room||Yes||Assisi operates a switchboard from which residents can have a phone in their room, with an internal extention number. There is a small monthly charge with all cell and toll calls on charged.|
|Resident can adjust heating in own room||Yes||To a degree, the heating system is thermostatically controlled.|
|Residents Committee||Yes||A monthly Resident Committee is held, this is open for all Residents to attend. This meeting is chaired by the Executive Manager|
|Family Committee||No||However, we have regular family meetings involving members of the multidisciplinary team and the residents nominated family members.|
|Newsletter||Yes||Assisi puts out a Christmas newsletter to families. Families are also encouraged to participate in our annual familiy satisfaction survey.|
|Policy for management of challenging behaviour||Yes||Policy in place.|
|Confused Residents||Yes||Yes, as long as they can be managed in a large setting|
|Lounges/seating areas||Yes||There are a number of lounges through the facility for both large and small gatherings. There are covered seating areas in our extensive grounds.|
|Outings||Yes||Outings are encouraged for those residents who are able.|
|Rural Setting||Yes||Assisi's 3 acres of grounds is set within a further 10 acres of farm land and is surrounded by lifestyle blocks and small farms. We are 15 minutes from cenral city and a large shopping mall.Cafes are nearby.|
|Smokers Room||No||Our facility is totally smoke free for all staff & residents|
|Smoking Permitted||No||We are a totally smoke free environment.|
|Semi-Secure||No||While we have gates on our driveways we are not a secure site.|
|Sprinklers||Yes||Sprinklers & smoke detectors are through out the building.|
|Audit report available||Yes||Families may request to see our most recent audit report on site.|
|Updated: 31 Mar 2017|
|Atawhai Assisi has 16 premium rooms in our hospital.
These rooms are larger than other rooms, and have access to a full ensuite shared with one other person. A surcharge applys. Please contact us for details.
|Updated: 19 Jun 2015|
Activity Programme: Assisi has a strong activity & outings Programme, utilising volunteers where possible.
Bingo is played weekly and enjoyed by many of the residents.
Bowls: Residents play for a trophy weekly. Target bowls is also played weekly.
Breakfast in bed: Most residents have breakfast in bed / in their own room.
Chapel: We have a large dedicated Chapel on site. Services are held regularily.
Entertainment: Assisi has various groups entertaining on a regular basis, providing a range of entertainment,including music.
Exercises: Exercise to Music is a daily Monday to Friday programme with the Physiotherapy Assistants.
Garden: Assisi is situated in 3 acres of flat, parklike grounds, with over 500 roses.
Our volunteer librarian visits weekly and obtains books pertinent to resident interests. An reasonable library of big print books are also available on site.
A range of board games are available. We have some keen scrabble players, and where numbers are available, various card games are supported.
Children are always welcome and school children visit, most frequently around Christmas time.
Cooking- Occasional cooking programmes are held with residents. Recent activities have included jam and pickle making.
Electric beds- Most beds are electric, able to be operated by the residents in most circumstances, with all new purchases being beds that go very close to the floor.
Email- some parts of the hospital are email capable.
Our office staff are happy to receive emails for our residents.
|Updated: 5 Apr 2018|
|Details re Meals||Assisi offers a continental Breakfast each day. We offer a light midday meal with the main meal is in the evening.|
|Staffing Details||The Hospital has 24 hour / 7 day a week registered nursing cover. Caregiver ratio's are based on care levels.|
|Associated Complexes||Waiatarua Mercy Parklands Auckland, St Catherines Resthome Auckland, Mercy Hospice Auckland.|
|Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include||Hairdressing costs, own newspapers, a phone in their room, podiatry costs in most instances plus any other personal spending.|
|Updated: 19 Jun 2015|
|Afrikaans||Yes||We have some Afrkaan speaking staff willing to assist with interpretation.|
|Dutch||Yes||Some staff members happy to assist if necessary.|
|Fijian Indian||Yes||Staff members able to assist|
|Filipino||Yes||Some assistance available|
|Interpreter||No||Services avaailable for some languages|
|Maori - Te Reo||Yes||Staff members willing to assist if required.|
|Samoan||Yes||Staff able to assist|
|Tongan||Yes||Staff able to assist|
|Updated: 29 Apr 2010|
|Inter denominational||Yes||An inter-demoninational service is held every Wednesday afternoon. All resideents are welcome at the Catholic services.|
|Roman Catholic||Yes||Assisi is a catholic facility owned by the Sisters of Mercy Aotearoa NZ. Assisi was built in 1971 by the Franciscan Missionaries of the Divine Motherhood. Mass is held 3 mornings per week, and a communion service twice per week.|
|(Other comments)||Yes||Catholic services are held 5 days per week, all residents are welcome, inter-deminational services services are held weekly by varying denominations.|
|Updated: 2 Aug 2011|
|Public Transport||2.00 km||Assisi is 1.5 kms outside the city boundary. The nearest bus route is 2 kms away.|
|Shops||2.00 km||The Hillcrest shopping centre is our nearest centre, this provides full services. A New World supermarket is also around 2km away. Not accessable via mobility Scooters.|
|Mall||6.00 km||The City Centre is 10 minutes away. Westfield Shopping Centre (Chartwell) is approximately 15 minutes away.|
|Parks||4.00 km||Hamilton City Gardens offer beautiful walkways, cafe and is wheelchair accessible.|
|Library||2.00 km||Assisi has a voluntary Librarian who visits our residents, gets to know their tastes in literature, then sources books from the Hillcrest Branch of the Hamilton Public Library. Assisi also has a number of books in our in-house library.|
|Updated: 29 Apr 2010|
|Credentials & Membership||Status||Details|
|National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies)||Yes|
|National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential)||Yes||Several staff have completed the National Certificate, others are working towards it.|
|National Certificate in Diversional Therapy||Yes||Two staff members have National Certificate.|
|New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)||Yes||We are a member of NZACA|
|Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.||No||Available from request to the Executive Manager|
|Updated: 19 Jun 2015|