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Holmwood Rest Home - Hospital

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At a glance
Vacancy
Yes
Name
Holmwood Rest Home
Category
Hospital Care
Address
114 King St
North Canterbury
Rangiora
Postal Address
114 King St Rangiora
DHB
Canterbury
Phone
(03) 313 8399
Fax
(03) 313 8398
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Claire Tovey - 021 278 0047
Owner
Oceania Healthcare - 0800 333 688
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Description
A homely elder-care facility; Holmwood offers hospital, rest home, respite and palliative care.

There are 35 hospital beds at this aged care facility.

Holmwood's staff have a wealth of experience in aged care and create a warm and friendly atmosphere for residents and their visitors.

In addition, a registered nurse is on duty 24 hours a day.

Holmwood Rest Home is part of the Oceania Group, a member of the New Zealand Aged Care Association.

You can find out more by going to www.oceaniahealthcare.co.nz.
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 27 Apr 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care35
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Please contact us for details of availability
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 26 May 2017
Testimonials

"My Mum came into your care in November. I have nothing but praise for all the wonderful care you gave us all, To all the staff, a million thankyous. Your kindness will not be forgotten."

I find Holmwood warm and friendly. There are wonderful carers and all the staff are friendly. Compliment from a resident.




Updated: 27 Apr 2017
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes We have a Registered Nurse available for 24 hour care.
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Physiotherapist Yes Weekly visits by qualified Phsyio and Physio assistant working three afternoons a week.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Our activities are resident driven with frequent shopping trips into the Palms or the Warehouse. Weekly outings. Twice weekly housie. Our activities co-ordinator is vibrant, funny, and works for our residents.
Hairdresser Yes We have a hairdresser every Monday
Podiatrist Yes We have a podiatrist who visits in our hospital every 6 weeks.
Dietitian Yes Available for consultation on meal plans and special needs. We have a four weekly cycle of menus which are set by our dietician to provide nutrionally balanced meals as well as providing for individual tastes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have a church service on a Thursday morning, with a different denomination each week.
Other Personnel Yes Volunteers assist our Diversional Therapist during the week.
Updated: 27 Apr 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Stomal Therapist Yes
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: 27 Apr 2017
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We have respite available depending on our current vacancy status. Please ring to enquire
Respite Yes
High Care Needs Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes Depending on vacancy level
Updated: 27 Apr 2017
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Shared) Yes
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Warm and sunny lounge areas with a pleasant outlook on to lovely gardens.
Outings Yes We have our own van available to residents for regular outings.
Rural Setting Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes In a desingated area.
Sprinklers Yes
Updated: 27 Apr 2017
Special Features
Holmwood Home and Hospital offers 24 hours rest home and hospital care in a friendly caring professional environment. We have been a part of the Rangiora Community for a number of years. Presbytarian Support opened Holmwood originally and then it came under the Qualcare umbrella. It is now part of Oceania Healthcare which is the third largest provider of Aged care in NZ. This supports Holmwood to have excellent systems while holding on to our excellent ties with our local community. "Local Care for Local people."
Updated: 23 May 2017
Interests & Activities
We offer a wide range of physically stimulative activities.
Activities: Monday to Friday 9:30am - 3:30pm.
Devotional group, bowls, quizzes, and discussion, church services, exercises, walks, outings, musical entertainment, housie,happy hour with entertainment.

We also have more sensory activities available, such as hand massage, aromatherapy, music, sensory area.
Updated: 27 Apr 2017
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals A wide variety of wholesome meals served meeting all types of diets. Residents are able to choose from options each meal time. Home baked morning and afternoon teas. Families and friends can come for a meal for a small surcharge.
Staffing Details Many of our Healthcare Assistants have the National Certificate in Health and Disability. We are constantly providing inservices each month to upskill our staff. We have a diverse range of staff of many cultures which enriches our environment for the residents we support
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Weekly fee as set by the industry. Additional charges for ensuited rooms.
Updated: 27 Apr 2017
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Chinese Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Interpreter Yes
Updated: 27 Apr 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
(Other comments) Yes We have a weekly religious service with a different denomination each week. We can can for all denominations depending on each individual wishes
Updated: 27 Apr 2017
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.50 km
Shops 0.50 km
Parks 0.50 km
Library 0.50 km To the Main Town Centre
Updated: 27 Apr 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 27 Apr 2017

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