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Elms Court on Middlepark

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Vacancy
Yes
Care Suite Vacancy
Yes
Name
Elms Court on Middlepark
Category
Hospital
Address
75 Middlepark Road
Upper Riccarton, Sockburn
Christchurch 8042
Region
Canterbury
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Mobile
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Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Richard Deuchrass - 027 555 3158
Owner
Elms Court
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Elms Court on Middlepark is conveniently located on Middlepark Road, next to St Thomas’s high school in Sockburn. We offer a wide range of services from standard non premium rooms right through to care suites, studios and apartments. Something for everyone’s needs and budget. All our rooms can provide both Rest Home and Hospital level care, which means you can relax knowing you won’t have the upheaval of moving again if your needs increase.

We have Registered Nurse cover 24hrs a day / 7days a week and very experienced care staff. Elms Court is known for its homely feel, created by a warm, friendly team who go out of their way to provide personalised care and make our residents feel like part of the family.

Elms Court on Middlepark has a wide range of activities to suit all. Immediately outside the premises is a bus shelter waiting to take those who are able anywhere in Christchurch. Furthermore, we also have a van for regular weekly outings. There are many options for the more able such as a short, pleasant walk to Upper Riccarton library, the shops or to the local park.

We are located just 2 minutes from Blenheim Road and just 5 minutes from Church Corner, so it’s a breeze for visitors to pop in, or get you out and about to local shops and cafes. Riccarton and Hornby Malls are also close by, should you need to grab any additional extra comforts.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Detail Status
Contract with Te Whatu Ora Yes
Certification Yes
ORA Applies No

Updated: 15 May 2023

Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 15
Vacancy Yes
Middlepark has a dedicated team of professional staff who all work to a very high standard of care. We welcome inquiries and we are happy to help people through the transition into care.
Impending vacancy Yes
Short stay considered Yes
Premium Accommodation Charges Some Rooms from $10.00/day up to $40.00/day as at 21 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 21
Care Suite Vacancy Yes
Middlepark has a dedicated team of professional staff who all work to a very high standard of care. We welcome inquiries and we are happy to help people through the transition into care.
Care Suite Impending vacancy Yes
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)

Updated: 21 Jun 2024

Testimonials
Testimonials
Mum is loving it at Middlepark. We are very impressed at how easy the process has been. We had visited another facility which we found disappointing and it made us feel as if we had no idea what we were getting into, but we found Middlepark was welcoming as soon as you stepped through the door and had a very homely feel. Mum is getting involved in the activities and enjoying the food. Staff are very caring and have great communication. Middlepark is clean and tidy and this has taken away the stress we felt when mum was living alone. We think that Middlepark is a great place and we are more than happy.

– Middlepark resident's son, May 2021.

Updated: 20 May 2024

Personnel
Personnel
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes Registered nurses are on duty 24 hours a day
Nurse Practitioner Yes Available on referral
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes A team of dedicated healthcare assistants are on duty 24 hours a day
Physiotherapist Yes A physiotherapist visits weekly, and we have a physio assist 4 days per week.
Occupational Therapist Yes Available on referral
Diversional Therapist Yes A Diversional Therapist works 3 days a week.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Activities coordinators are employed 5 days a week. Activities are provided 7 days a week.
Hairdresser Yes We have a custom built salon, the hair dresser visits weekly.
Podiatrist Yes A podiatrist visits approximately every six weeks.
Dietitian Yes
Accredited Visitors Negotiable
Kaumatua Yes On request
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes A weekly catholic service is held every Friday. We also have regular visits by local churches from the area

Updated: 21 Jun 2024

Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes Middlepark has an End of Life Contract
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Middlepark has an End of Life Contract to provide end of life care,
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes We welcome the support of community teams to come and administer IV therapy if required
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
ACC Rehabilitation Yes
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Management Yes Our Clinical Nurse Manager works Monday to Friday.
Other Specialties Yes As needed

Updated: 29 May 2023

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
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes

Updated: 29 May 2023

Features
Features
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Bed, Chair and bed side cabinet are provided
Single Rooms Yes All our rooms are single rooms with either a full ensuite or toilet.
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes Our care suits are large enough for a couple, they are purchased under an occupation right agreement.
Connecting Rooms Yes We have rooms connected by a shared bathroom, this is suitable for a couple.
Ensuite Yes Full and partial ensuites
Alcohol Permitted Yes Residents enjoy pre dinner drinks twice a week
Pets In Residence Yes Dogs Owners visit occasionally (Storm & Jack) A cat named Fluffy.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes At residents expense. Portable telephones and a phone in the lounge are available for residents use.
Wifi Yes We have free Wifi
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Variable as some rooms have wall or ceiling heaters and others have underfloor heating
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have four lounge areas residents and their families/representative are welcome to use.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes Middlepark has an End of Life Contract with the DHB
Outings Yes Van outings twice a week.
Whānau Room Yes We have a lounge that can booked for family events
Māori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes A residents meeting is held every month, family/representatives are welcome to join these meetings.
Newsletter No Elms Court on Middlepark Facebook page updated regularly
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes However we are not a secure (locked) Dementia facility.
Smokers Room Yes We have a smoking room
Smoking Permitted Yes We have a smoking room

Updated: 21 Jun 2024

Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Art, BBQ, Big print books, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Care and Craft, Church, Cooking, Craft, Digital camera, Electric beds, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Games, Garden, Gardening, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Library, Minibus, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Pastoral care, Quizzes, Reading, Shopping, Netflix

Updated: 21 Jun 2024

Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Please refer to management for details of fees
Staffing qualifications and details Our experienced clinical nurse manager works five days a week. We have registered nurses on duty twenty four hours. We have an experienced team of dedicated health care assistants.
Details about meals You can have breakfast in the dining room or served to you in your room. Lunch and dinner are served in the dining room. If you are unwell or prefer to eat in your room we take a tray to your room.
Internet access Free Wifi.
Associated Complexes Elms Court Resthome, Elms Court Life Care & Elms Court Village

Updated: 21 Jun 2024

Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Filipino Yes

Updated: 29 May 2023

Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Christian Yes
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Roman Catholic Yes

Updated: 29 May 2023

Distances
Distances
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.10 Km Bus at gate with seat
Shops 0.50 Km Avonhead, Bush Inn, Hornby
Mall 0.50 Km Bush Inn, Hornby
Parks 1.00 Km
Library 0.50 Km Riccarton, Hornby

Updated: 29 May 2023

Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)

Updated: 29 May 2023


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