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Beetham HealthCare Ltd
Hospital Care
50 Beetham Avenue
Lytton West
Gisborne 4010
Postal Address
PO Box 152, Gisborne 4040
06 869 0028
06 869 0029
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Diane Bell - General Manager - 06 869 0028
Beetham HealthCare Ltd
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Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 13 Oct 2014
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care17
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
This new purpose built facility has opened and is now accepting residents for hospital level care.
Impending vacancyYes - Yes
Updated: 17 Nov 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes 24/7. Our team of Registered Nurses are supported by 3 senior Registered Nurses, Clinical Services Manager, Quality Coordinator and General Manager.
Enrolled Nurse Yes Our Enrolled Nurse plays an important support role to the Registered Nurses.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Ratio 1:5 at peak care times. We have experienced Health Care Assistants who are supported by Registered Nurses at all times.
Physiotherapist Yes We have a very experienced Physiotherapist and additional services can be purchased as required.
Occupational Therapist No Available on request.
Own Social Worker No Available on request.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Two Activity Coordinators provide individual and group programmes according to client assessed needs.
Hairdresser Yes We have an experienced hairdresser operating from our hairdressing salon.
Podiatrist Yes A beauty therapist experienced in podiatry is available.
Dietitian Yes Available on request.
Kaumatua Yes Providing support for the blessing of the rooms and meeting the needs of our Maori residents.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Negotiable Visiting.
Updated: 4 Nov 2015
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Palliative Care Contract Yes Contracts for Palliative Care can be based on Aged Care contracts or specific palliative care contracts on a case by case basis. Please refer to your case manager for clarification. Beetham provides for this level of care.
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Accredited in the use of the Liverpool Care Pathway. Registered Nurses are on duty 24/7 to ensure full nursing and medical interventions available in support of those requiring End of Life cares.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes Our Registered Nurses are proficient in managing PEG and Nasogastric tube feeding.
Oxygen Management Yes Oxygen is available at Beetham Healthcare and staff are trained and equipped to ensure it is used appropriately. Long term oxygen use is often provided by our Oxygen Concentrators.
Wound Care Yes Specialist care services ensure the most appropriate dressings, care and techniques are used to promote healing and optimise comfort.
Diabetic Care Yes We have 24 hour Registered Nurse support for those with diabetes.
Continence Advisor Yes An initial 3 day assessment on admission ensuring appropriate continence regimes and products are used.
Infection Control Yes Our infection control nurse works closely with the DHB infection control nurse.
Stomal Therapist Yes Staff are trained in Stoma care.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Our Registered Nurses are supported by a Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist and Activities Coordinator to help clients recover from a stroke.
Dialysis Yes Staff are training in the administration of dialysis.
Spinal Injuries Yes
Specialised Dementia Care Yes 12 bedded unit.
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: 4 Nov 2015
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 30 Jan 2015
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Those with some form of dementia.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes By arrangement.
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Beetham Healthcare has certification for the Liverpool Care Pathway, which is the Gold Standard Package.
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes All residents have single rooms.
Rooms (Shared) No There are no shared rooms. Arrangement can be made for those who require the sharing of accommodation.
Ensuite Yes All rooms are ensuited.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes This is encouraged to personalise the environment.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Residents are encouraged to continue lifetime pleasures where they don't interfere with recommended treatment regimes.
Pets In Residence Yes Bella the Beetham cat.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Residents are encouraged to have their own phone.
Residents Committee Yes This is coordinated by the Quality Coordinator.
Family Committee Yes Quarterly meetings for the family or Next of Kin are arranged to give an opportunity to air concerns and be brought up to date with what is happening.
Newsletter Yes Quaterly newsletter to families.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Policy and regular staff training.
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Small wings (homes) ensure lounges are light and friendly.
Outings Yes
Rural Setting Yes Outskirts of the city.
Smoking Permitted No No smoking permitted inside the homes. There is a smoking area provided outside.
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes This is a new purpose built facility with the latest state of the art sprinkler systems.
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 4 Nov 2015
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Art, Big print books,, Breakfast in bed, Cards, Care and Craft, Chapel, Children, Classical Music, Dancing, Digital camera, Email, Entertainment, Entertainers, Exercises, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Happy Hour, Indoor Games, Internet, Jigsaw, Lectures, , Movies, Music, Pastoral care, Quizzes, Reading, Singing, Sky TV, Videos
Updated: 4 Nov 2015
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals Kitchen and dietary needs are catered for "in house". Dietary preferences are respected and accommodated.
Staffing Details There are Registered Nurses on duty 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
Associated Complexes We are proud to be associated with Beetham Lifestyle village. Beetham Healthcare is not part of a group and is privately owned company.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Hair cuts, personal items like clothing, toiletries and treats. Other services such as massage and podiatry are provided on request.
Updated: 3 Oct 2011
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 3 Nov 2014
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Inter denominational Yes Though predominately a Christian based ethos Beetham Healthcare recognises the significance of spiritual health for all regardless of religious belief system.
Updated: 3 Oct 2011
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
CareerForce Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 3 Oct 2011