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CHT Bernadette Home & Hospital - Main Hospital Plus New Matakana Wing

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Vacancy
Yes
Name
CHT Bernadette Home & Hospital
Category
Hospital Care
Address
25 Taupo Avenue
Tauranga
Mt Maunganui
Postal Address
25 Taupo Avenue Mt Maunganui
DHB
Bay of Plenty
Phone
(07) 575 4855
Fax
(07) 574 1106
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Anita Ward - 07 5754 855
Owner
CHT
Other services
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Description
Known for beautiful warm climate, the Mt Manunganui location of CHT Bernadette Home & Hospital provides rest home and hospital residents with the best of care and a sense of home.

Close to Bayfair Shopping Centre, Churches and local beaches, residents and guests can enjoy an outing or relax in the outdoor spaces on site.

CHT is a leading provider of residential care with over 50 years experience and a proud history of innovative facility design and service delivery.

CHT provides quality care in your community.

As an independent healthcare trust, CHT focuses all energy and resources into caring for residents, their families and communities.


Amenities provided:

• Gardens
• Outdoor seating spaces
• BBQ area
• Shared lounge spaces
• Shared dining room
• Activities programme
• Organised outtings
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 31 Jan 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care49
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Yes, Rest Home and New Hospital rooms available. A range of options available to suit. Including our new Matakana Hospital wing with large rooms and ensuites.
If these are not available then we have an older wing with toilets.

Rest Home rooms available.
Longterm, palliative and respite occupancy available.

Come and Visit, you wont be disappointed.
www.bernadette.co.nz
Impending vacancyYes - Yes rooms available now.
Updated: 24 Mar 2017
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Nurse Practitioner Yes Nurse Manager & Assistant Nurse Manager - full time.
Registered Nurse Yes Nurses on duty 24 hours a day 7 days per week in our Hospital. Plus Weekdays in Rest Home with our 24 hour hospital backup. Nurse Manager and Assistant Nurse Manager here full time on weekdays and on call.
Enrolled Nurse Yes One Enrolled Nurse plus a team of NZ Registered Nurses.
Physiotherapist Yes Regular visits sheduled plus on call.
Diversional Therapist Yes Here weekdays plus assistant
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Activities Diversional Therapist arranges a busy ongoing calendar of events.
Hairdresser Yes A qualified hairdresser visits fortnightly.
Podiatrist Yes 6 weekly & on call
Dietitian Yes Regular Dietician reviews.
Kaumatua Yes In contact with local Marae
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Regular visits. Resident can have their own chaplan visit.
Updated: 27 Apr 2012
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes Able to offer Palliative care.
Oxygen Management Yes Oxygen bottles and Oxygen generators on site.
Wound Care Yes Nurse manager and assitant manager have a depth of experience in wound care.
Continence Advisor Yes Nurse manager
Infection Control Yes Nurse Manager
Updated: 18 Dec 2006
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Younger Person contract.
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes All rooms single throughout the complex.
Rooms (Shared) No Nill shared rooms.
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes Some larger hospital rooms could suit couple.
Ensuite Yes Yes ensuited rooms available. New Matakana hospital wing every room with own full ensuit-toilet and shower. Other hospital rooms have a ensuitewith toilet only.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Subject to approval by management, you may bring some of your own furniture.
Alcohol Permitted Yes In consultation with Management and GP.
Pets In Residence No No pets.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet No Resident animals onsite are not possible.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Phone sockets in all bedrooms. Resident arranges with a phone company for their own number and account at their own cost. Portable phone is also available.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Hospital has underfloor central heating thoughout Thermostats in bedrooms throughout the facility.
Residents Committee Yes Monthly meetings
Newsletter Yes Quarterly
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes New Matakana Hospital has own lounge area and and its own internal courtyard. The main hospital also has its own lounge and internal courtyard with sunscreen.
Outings Yes We have a 12 seat coach for agile Rest home residents.
Rural Setting No Near Bayfair shopping Close to doctors and chemists. Not far from the beach.
Smokers Room No Smoking outside only.
Smoking Permitted Yes Smoking in restricted areas outside only.
Semi-Secure No We cannot take wanderers.
Sprinklers Yes Fully Fire sprinklered and smoke alarmed throughout the complex.
Updated: 27 Apr 2012
Special Features
Bernadette Lifecare located in Mt Maunganui adjacent to the Bayfair shopping complex and nearby medical centres. Founded in 1987 with the mission to provide quality, dignified and friendly care for the elderly.

This family owned rest home and hospital delivers an exceptional level of medical care as well as offering services that meet the human an spiritual needs for a fulfilling life, giving residents and their families peace of mind.
Opened as a Rest home, Bernadette Lifecare extended to hospital services in 1996 and now has 86 hospital beds and 27 Rest Home beds in the facility.

Our new hospital Matakana wing opened in 2014 providing Large premium rooms with full ensuites and large, airy and well appointed rooms.

Bernadette is proud of its history of providing top quality medical service has earned us a reputation as one of the best aged care home and hospitals in the Bay of Plenty.

Updated: 8 Jan 2015
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Coach outings for those able, Advocate, we refer to support groups as necessary, Big print books, Breakfast in bed, Classical Music, Digital photos of residents, Email, Entertainers, Fax, Internet, Library, Meal choices, Music, Organ, RSA visit., Minibus, Visitors, , Rose garden, Quizzes, Outings, Music, Internet email, Happy Hour, Entertainers
Updated: 18 Dec 2006
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals Our menu is regularly reviewed by an advising Dietitian. All meals are prepared in our own kitchen. A continental style breakfast is served from 7.30am Lunch is served at 12.30pm. This is the main meal of the day. Special diets and likes and dislikes are catered for. There are 2 choices of meals at tea time. Soup, fruit and cheese is also served. Biscuits and cake are available at morning tea and afternoon tea. Caregiver will provide additional snacks as required.
Staffing Details Client focused care is important and staff make it a priority to attend to the needs of the residents. Our CEO provides Administration Management. The Nurse Manager and assistant Nurse manager meet all Ministry of health operational requirements and impliment policies and procedures. More than one Registered Nurse is on duty at all times, plus on call backup. Caregivers are all required to undertake training 3 months initial training and assesment plus ongoing training.We use the ACE Program.
Associated Complexes Not associated with other complexes.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include On admission the Nurse Manager or a Registed Nurse will provide you with details. Office personnel may also assist. Fees cover the requirements set by our DHB contract. Other additional services can be arranged at aditional cost to the resident. Refer to our admission contract and fees shedules for more information.
Updated: 26 Apr 2011
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Other Information Yes Interpereters available by arrangement.
Updated: 18 Apr 2011
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Non denominational Yes Non Denominational. Residents have the opportunity to follow their own beliefs.
(Other comments) Yes No religous affiliations all religions welcome.
Updated: 18 Dec 2006
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.50 km Intercity Bus and Bay Hopper Bus service runs down Girven Road
Shops 0.50 km Bayfair Mall
Mall 0.50 km Bayfair Shopping Mall is located within easy walking distance.
Parks 0.50 km Granada Park is nearby.The beach is less than 10 minutes walking distance away.
Library 4.00 km We take residents to Public Librarys located at Mt Maunganui.
Updated: 18 Dec 2006
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Village Registration not Required No Not Required.
Other details Yes Bernadette Lifecare upholds and maintains its current Certification and undergoes regular sheduled reviews.
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 27 Apr 2012

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