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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Grace Joel Retirement Village
Category
Hospital Care
Address
184 St Heliers Bay Road
St Heliers
Auckland
DHB
Auckland
Phone
(09) 575 1572
Fax
(09) 575 1579
Email
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Web
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Facebook
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Personnel
Manager
Murray Parkes - (09) 575 1572
Owner
Ryman Healthcare - (03) 366 4069
Clinical Manager
Susan Bekker
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Description
Ryman Healthcare have been providing retirement living and care options within one village community for over 30 years. Putting residents first has always been our priority, and our terms, care and innovation are a direct reflection of this. Because at Ryman, it's all about people.

Named after the well-known New Zealand painter, the Grace Joel Retirement Village provides a full range of retirement lifestyle options for the elderly.

The village encompasses 360 degree views bringing the world to your window - along with a full and varied activities programme.

Care centre residents have access to beautiful spacious lounges, dining areas and serene outdoor spaces. Living areas are warm and inviting and provide the perfect setting to meet with family and friends to relax and enjoy.

The resort-style facilities can include a hair and beauty salon, café and shop. Our villages have beautifully landscaped gardens where you can enjoy peaceful strolls or have the space for the grandchildren to play.

For your peace of mind, we have 24-hour security to ensure your safety at all times.

The village is adjacent to a fully equiped medical centre containing a pharmacy, physiotherapist, podiatrist, dentist and a wide range of doctors and specialists.

With all the luxuries of a five star hotel, and a warm and friendly atmosphere, it’s no wonder our residents exclaim….

“its the only place to be!”
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 15 Aug 2018
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 59
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy Yes
Additional Room CostsYes
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 21 Mar 2019
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Nurse Practitioner Yes Wound care nurse specialist in the Village
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes
Dietitian Yes
Accredited Visitors Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Chapel. Church services held weekly.
Other Personnel Yes
Updated: 26 Jun 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes We have oxygen concnetrators available on site for the private use of hospital residents if this is their prescribed therapy.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes Should a resident require this level of treatment our staff are trained in this type of intervention.
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes Diana Adu-Boahene
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Diana Adu-Boahene
Wound Care Yes We have a dedicated would care nurse at Grace Joel. Other staff are also skilled in current best practice in wound care.
Diabetic Care Yes Our staff are well trained in diabetic care and we are able to cater for diabetic diets.
Continence Advice Yes Our staff are well trained in continence management and we also have the ability to access specialist review as required.
Stomal Therapy Yes We are happy to access this service via the DHB as required.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes We have a visiting physiotherapist who will assess each resident and develop an individualised physical programme as appropriate.
Infection Control Yes We have an Infection Prevention Nurse who overviews all our infection prevention processes and all staff are trained in infection prevention techniques.
Clinical Management Yes We have a Hospital Coordinator who is experienced in caring for the older person and leads a team of skilled and committed registered nurses and Care givers.
Other Specialties Yes Our company has access to highly specialised nursing clinicans as required.
Updated: 26 Jun 2018
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
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 26 Jun 2018
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Every room is fully firnished, however should you wish to bring your own or extra furniture for your bedroom please discuss this with the Village Manager.
Single Rooms Yes All our rooms are single with ensuite. The rooms are beautifully proportioned and furnished with an electric bed, set of drawers, bedside cabinet, TV and low boy as well as a wardrobe. There are call bells beside the bed and in the ensuite
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes We have a number of large rooms that could be used to accommodate a couple. Simply check with the Village Manager to ascertain the availability of these rooms.
Ensuite Yes Yes every bedroom has its own ensuite with toilet, shower and handbasin.
Alcohol Permitted Yes We have Happy Hour every week.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Please feel welcome to contact the Village Manager to discuss your specific requirements at anytime.
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have a large lounge available for our residents as well as a second lounge that is smaller and more intimate for residents looking for a quieter area to relax in.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes We offer private day care to residents. Simply contact the Village Manager for further information.
Outings Yes We have vans and activity staff who will assist you to get out and about.
Whanau Room Yes We have a room available that offers family and visitors the opportunity to have time out. Simply ask staff and we will always do our best to assist our families at anytime.
Maori Kaupapa Yes Please discuss this with the Village Manager
Residents Committee Yes We hold meetings for residents every two months. All residents are invited to this meeting.
Family Committee No We hold relatives meetings twice a year. As well as this we always encourage family and friends to contact the appropriate manager directly and immediately if there is any issue of concern as we are committed to ensuring that we meet your expectations.
Newsletter Yes A newsletter is prepared and available every 4 months.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Please discuss this with the appropriate manager.
Confused Residents Yes Please discuss this with the appropriate manager.
Rural Setting Yes The views from this facility are beautiful with delightful gardens that are full of colour and interest.
Updated: 26 Jun 2018
Special Features
Special Features
Beautiful atrium floor with gardens, fish pond, petanque court, tables and chairs
Updated: 26 Jun 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Grace Joel Retirement Village offers a full and complete activities programme with dedicated activities coordinators. Please enquire for more information.
Updated: 26 Jun 2018
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details about Meals Our chef and team of dedicated specialist kitchen staff offer the finest in dining with menus which test the taste buds!
Staffing Qualifications and Details Our staff are committed to providing the very best of care.
Associated Complexes A member of the Ryman Healthcare Group
What's included in your fees and what's not Please contact the Village Manager for more information.
Updated: 26 Jun 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Chinese Yes
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Updated: 26 Jun 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
(Other comments) Yes We respect all denominations
Updated: 26 Jun 2018
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 26 Jun 2018

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

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