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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Elmwood
Category
Hospital Care
Address
131 Hill Rd
Manurewa 2105
South
Auckland
Postal Address
P O Box 75-530, Manurewa 2243
DHB
Counties Manukau
Phone
(09) 269 0750
Fax
(09) 269 0751
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Anna Gildenhuys - (09) 269 0760
Owner
Oceania Healthcare
Other services
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Description
At hospital level care, Elmwood in Manurewa, South Auckland, has 75 beds.

A registered nurse is on duty 24-hours a day.

Rest home care (46 beds) is also available at Elmwood.

Care Suites (25) give rest home or hospital residents the chance to receive the care they need in a modern, well-appointed suite.

If you would like to know more please go to: www.oceanialiving.co.nz.
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 8 Dec 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care80
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Short stay Respite Care available
And long term hospital
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 27 Feb 2017
Testimonials
"I like the atmosphere. I like the company. You have got all the security here. The care is very good". Valerie Payne

"The quality of the staff is excellent. They are wonderful". Valerie Payne

"I feel like a spoilt senior - as though I live like a queen". Betty Bisman

"Wonderful staff". June McClure
Updated: 8 Dec 2016
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Nurse Practitioner Yes Available from CMDHB
Registered Nurse 304 Yes
Enrolled Nurse 40 Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers 1512 Yes
Physiotherapist 10 Yes On site physio and mobility therapist-40H/WEEK
Occupational Therapist No Available from CMDHB
Own Social Worker No Available from CMDHB
Diversional Therapist 35 Yes
Activities Co-ordinator 35 Yes
Hairdresser 30 Yes Contracted
Podiatrist As needed Yes Contracted
Dietitian As needed Yes Available through Oceania support office
Kaumatua Negotiable As required
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor 20 Yes And as required
Other Personnel Yes GP services
Updated: 8 Dec 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Palliative Care Contract Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes Available from CMDHB
Oxygen Management Yes On site
Surgical Followup Yes On site
Wound Care Yes Trained Registered nurses and support from CMDHB
Diabetic Care Yes Available from CMDHB
Continence Advisor Yes On site, supported by specialist from USL
Infection Control Yes On site
Stomal Therapist Yes Available from CMDHB
Psychiatric Care Yes Available from CMDHB
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Available from CMDHB. After rehabilitation care provided
Tracheotomy Care Yes Available from CMDHB
Dialysis Yes Available from CMDHB
Spinal Injuries Yes Available from CMDHB. After rehabilitation care provided
Gerontological Care Yes
Urology Yes Available from CMDHB.
Community Health Yes Available from CMDHB.
Clinical Manager Yes
Other Nursing Specialities Yes Available from CMDHB.
Psychologist Yes Available from CMDHB.
Psychiatrist Yes Available from CMDHB.
Other Post Graduate Specialities Yes
Updated: 8 Dec 2016
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Carer Support or other Short Stay Yes
Advance bookings taken Yes
Subsidised service Yes
Private paying service Yes
Updated: 8 Dec 2016
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes 10
Rooms (Shared) Yes 1 double room
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes
Ensuite Yes Toilet and Handbasin in rooms
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Limited amount
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence No Only visiting
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Can be arranged
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee No Residents do have regular meetings with staff
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes
Rural Setting Yes
Smokers Room Yes Smoker's area available outside
Smoking Permitted Yes Only in designated areas
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 8 Dec 2016
Special Features
A number of people are sent to us for "Slow stream rehabilitation" from Middlemore Hospital and Auckland Hospital.
A multidisciplinary team approach ensures a residents ability is maximised.
Updated: 8 Dec 2016
Interests & Activities
There is a well planned activities programme, which include indoor bowls,cards,crafts,music,concerts,cooking, housie, newspaper readings, bus outings, scenic trips, petanque, quizzes, sing-a-longs, Sky TV, spa bath, jigsaws and videos.

Residents have access to , Advocate services, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Arthritis society, Blind Foundation, Communicare, Greypower, Maori Women's Welfare League, Parkinson's Society and RSA.

Church services are held on site by various denominations.

Residents have access to the internet.
Updated: 8 Dec 2016
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals We cater for individual dietary needs. The kitchen manager is a qualified chef with years of experience in age care.
Staffing Details On site Admissions Co-ordinator to facilitate admissions.
Associated Complexes Elmwood village with 21 Apartments, 59 cottages and 23 New villas on site. St Johns Village, Hunters Corner, Papatoetoe, Auckland. The complex consist of 18 one and two bedroom cottages.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Fees as CMDHB Fees do not include: Hairdressing Certain medications Specialist visits outside the public health system Podiatry
Updated: 8 Dec 2016
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Afrikaans Yes
Cantonese Yes
Chinese Yes
Dutch Yes
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Interpreter Yes Can be arranged through outside agency
Italian Yes
Mandarin Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Niuean Yes
Punjabi Yes
Samoan Yes
Spanish Yes
Tagalog Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 8 Dec 2016
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes Anglican services held on Saturday mornings
Christian Yes
Hindu Yes
Inter denominational Yes Inter denomination service held on Wednesdays
Muslim Yes
Presbyterian Yes St Andrews Presbyterian church members are involved with a number of the residents.
Roman Catholic Yes Catholic service held on Fridays
Updated: 8 Dec 2016
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.10 km Bus stop outside complex.
Shops 0.10 km Small block of shops across the road.
Mall 2.00 km Southmall Manurewa.
Parks 0.50 km Auckland Botanical Gardens.
Library 1.50 km Manurewa Library (Mobile library bus service)
Updated: 8 Dec 2016
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Village Accreditation (Expiry date) Yes
RVA (Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand (Inc)) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association Registered Retirement Village? Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. RVA (Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand (Inc))
Updated: 8 Dec 2016

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