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Vacancy
No
Name
Cambridge Oakdale
Category
Hospital Care
Address
58 Tennyson Street
Leamington
Cambridge
DHB
Waikato
Phone
(07) 827 4480
Fax
(07) 827 4100
Email
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Personnel
Manager
Soraya Martin - (07) 827 4480
Owner
Ultimate Care Group - (07) 827 4480
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Description
Ultimate Care Cambridge Oakdale is located in the Leamington, a short distance away from the charming town of Cambridge. With rural views, the rest home offers a dementia facility providing specialised, secure care for those assessed with Stage 3 dementia. It is a brand new purpose-built facility that complements the existing rest home which has recently been fully refurbished to a very high standard.

Along with high quality accommodation, our landscaped gardens offer views across the commons. Local amenities and shops are within walking distance, and transport is provided for community activities and twice weekly outings.

With an extensive activities programme the rest home has something for everyone, from quizzes, movie nights and concerts, through to mini golf, crafts and sing-a-longs. All meals are cooked on the premises and menus are reviewed by our dietician.

Our Clinical Services Manager, Jenny Crawford, has been with the team over 6 years, and loves seeing her residents happiness as the morning activities get into full swing. "Our home, is our residents home, and we have created an environment with a real sense of belonging for all our residents and their families".
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 3 Mar 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care14
Long term vacancyNo
Short term vacancyNo
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 18 Aug 2017
Testimonials
Testimonials

It is always difficult placing a family member in care. The staff at Oakdale have been fantastic in helping us all through this transition period. We appreciate the care given to Pete and understand with his dementia he is not always easy to be around! Thanks once again.
Updated: 10 Feb 2017
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes We have a team of dedicated registered nurses who are committed to providing the highest quality of care, led by a very experienced clinical manager
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Our care givers are all experienced in aged care and are committed to providing the best care possible for our elderly residents.
Physiotherapist Yes As required
Occupational Therapist Yes As required.
Own Social Worker Yes As required.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Our activities co-ordinator is on site 5 days a week. Our activities programme is regularly updated and promises to cater to a variety of interests and needs. Our programme incorporates day trips, one-to-one sessions and group sessions.
Hairdresser Yes Our hairdresser visits weekly. These services are provided at the residents own cost. We have our very own hairdressing salon.
Podiatrist Yes Our podiatrist visits 6 weekly.
Dietitian Yes Our menus are all dietitian approved. Individual dietitian input is available by referral. We are a very proactive organisation and we ensure all our meals are prepared to the highest standard
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Please call for further details
Other Personnel Yes We have a team of experts based in our National Support office in Wellington and at various other sites across the country. They are available 24/7 to support all of our staff.
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Palliative Care Contract Yes We are committed to providing palliative care under our palliative care contract. Our team are dedicated in this area of specialty working with local hospice.
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Generally speaking, people who are dying need care in four areas, physical comfort, mental and emotional needs, spiritual issues, and practical tasks. Their families need support as well. It is our goal to provide all of this at the end stage of life.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes Our clinical staff have the ability to manage any gastric management requirements
Oxygen Management Yes If you are prescribed oxygen our clinical staff are trained to manage your needs
Surgical Followup Yes If in the event you require post operative care following an operation, our clinical team can ensure you receive the best post op recovery plan.
Wound Care Yes We have an organisation wide wound policy plan for managing any types of wounds. We also have a National Wound Care specialist who guides our staff and offers updated education on wound management
Diabetic Care Yes We have no problem in managing your requirements for diabetes
Continence Advisor Yes Our trained registered nurses are happy to assist you with any continence assessment and recommend any necessary support
Infection Control Yes We have an organisational wide infection control programme. This has been endorsed by the Medical Officer of Health at the Canterbury District Health Board
Stomal Therapist Yes We can make referrals on your behalf
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Should you suffer from a stroke then our team are trained to assist in your recovery programme and meet your needs. Your care plan will be individually created to suit you.
Specialised Dementia Care Yes We have a secure dementia unit please refer to our service
Gerontological Care Yes All our staff are trained to deliver the highest standard of gerontology nursing.
Clinical Manager Yes We have a full time clinical nurse manager who oversees the clinical management of our residents by leading the team of registered nurses and caregivers. Our clinical nurse manager receives ongoing support from our National Clinical Coach
Psychologist No Available by referral.
Psychiatrist No Available by referral.
Updated: 14 Feb 2017
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes Respite care provides caregivers with a temporary rest while the person in their care continues to be looked after in a safe environment. Take a break knowing that your loved one is in extremely capable hands.
Carer Support Yes If you receive carer support we may be able to assist you if you wish to bring in your relative to our facility to enable you to have a break
Subsidised Yes Yes we provide a subsidised service
Private Paying Yes Yes we provide a private paying service
Booking can be made in advance Yes We can take advance bookings please call to talk to our facility manager
Updated: 14 Feb 2017
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Whilst we recognise that some people under the age of 65yrs may be assessed for admission into our facility. This assessment is undertaken on a case by case, in order for us to ensure we can meet that person's needs and provide the services they require
Day Care Yes Private day care can be arranged. Please contact the facility manager to discuss.
Palliative Care Contract Yes We are committed to providing palliative care under our palliative care contract. Our team are dedicated in this area of specialty working with our local hospice
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Generally speaking, people who are dying need care in four areas, physical comfort, mental and emotional needs, spiritual issues and practical tasks. Their families need support as well. It is our goal to provide all of this at the end stage of life.
Whanau Room Yes Yes we provide a quiet whanau room
Rooms (Single) Yes Yes we have a number of single rooms
Ensuite Yes Our rooms all have ensuites
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Residents are welcome to bring their own furniture with them (subject to space and safety constraints).
Alcohol Permitted Yes we have a happy hour for all residents to join in
Pets In Residence Yes We encourage pets to come and visit us.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes A personal phone line can be arranged. Additional fees apply.
Wifi Yes We are hoping early in 2017 we will be offering free Wi-Fi to all our residents and families.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes You can have individual heating requirements for your rooms
Newsletter Yes We provide a monthly newsletter
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes As an organisation with over 18 facilities we pride ourselves in implementing all of our policies to keep our residents and staff safe
Confused Residents Yes Specific actions are in place to ensure their safety and the privacy of other residents.
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have plenty of seating in our beautiful lounge
Outings Yes We plan a variety of interesting outings as per the activities programme. Outing suggestions from residents and family members are always welcomed.
Sprinklers Yes All our buildings meet the standards in the Building Code and we do have sprinklers in our facility
Audit report available Yes Please see the Ultimate Care Group website to access our latest audit report from the Ministry of Health.
Updated: 14 Feb 2017
Special Features
Special Features
We have a dedicated dementia unit, with beautiful outdoor gardens that are safe and secure for our residents to wander around safely in.
Updated: 26 Feb 2017
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
We have a dedicated activities co-ordinator who provides an interesting and stimulating programme of activities for our residents.

Our programme includes: regular entertainers, weekly van outings, shopping trips, music therapy, board games, arts and crafts, videos, quizzes, big print books, newspaper reading, scenic drives, garden visits and an exercise programme.

The activities programme also caters to residents who require one to one time the the activities co-ordinator.
Updated: 26 Feb 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals We have a popular menu with our residents that has been approved by a nutritionist and dietitian. Our menus run on a six week cycle, and are specifically created for Summer and Winter.
Staffing Details We have a full compliment of qualified staff and meet the safe staffing requirements set down by the Ministry of Health
Associated Complexes We also offer specialised dementia care, specialised palliative care and rest home level care. Our facility operates under the governance of the Ultimate Care Group.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please contact the facility manager for a detailed price list.
Updated: 26 Feb 2017
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Interpreter Yes We are happy to arrange for interpreter services should they be required
Updated: 26 Feb 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Updated: 26 Feb 2017
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.20 km
Shops 0.50 km
Parks 0.05 km Just across the road
Updated: 26 Feb 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes http://www.ultimatecare.co.nz/homes-and-villages/waikato/cambridge-oakdale.html
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 12 Feb 2016

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