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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Jean Sandel Retirement Village
Category
Hospital Care
Address
71 Barrett Road
New Plymouth
DHB
Taranaki
Phone
06 751 4420
Fax
06 751 4475
Email
View Email Address
Web
Visit Website
Personnel
Manager
06 751 4420
Owner
Ryman Healthcare - 03 366 4069
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Description
The Jean Sandel Retirement Village is named after a proud New Plymouth citizen and one of New Zealand's most acclaimed surgeons. The village provides a full range of retirement lifestyle options along with the very best of resthome, hospital and dementia care from our caring and friendly staff.

Located in Whalers Gate close to the Base Hospital and Woolworths, the village is situated on an elevated and sunny site which encompasses views of the sea and Mt Taranaki.

The village features the very latest designs in retirement living providing architecturally designed Independent Townhouses and Apartments, Serviced Apartments and a Care Centre, set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens.

The resort-style facilities include an all-weather bowling green, indoor heated swimming pool and spa, gymnasium, internal atrium, beauty and hairdressing salon, library, dining room, internet cafe, bar, lounges, shop and even a movie theatre! There is so much for residents to enjoy, including village events and outings.

The modern village design concept, together with the friendly, caring staff, means residents enjoy the very best of retirement living.

Living at Jean Sandel Retirement Village isn't about slowing down - it's about having time to do so much more!

We welcome your call.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 7 Feb 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care26
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyNo
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 21 Sep 2017
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Negotiable
Dietitian Negotiable
Updated: 7 Feb 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes As above
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes Should a resident require this level of treatment our staff are trained in this type of intervention.
Oxygen Management Yes We have oxygen concnetrators available on site for the private use of hospital residents if this is their prescribed therapy.
Wound Care Yes Staff all skilled in current best practice in wound care and we are always keen to elicit expert advice or review as required.
Diabetic Care Yes Our staff are well trained in diabetic care and we are able to cater for diabetic diets.
Continence Advisor Yes Our staff are well trained in continence management and we also have the ability to access specialist review as required.
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.
Stomal Therapist 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.
Specialised Dementia Care Yes We offer a beautiful purpose built secure unit with homelike facilities and access to secure rooftop gardens.
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Other Nursing Specialities Yes Our company has access to highly specialised nursing clinicans as required.
Updated: 7 Feb 2017
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Please feel welcome to contact Jenny Todd the Village Manager to discuss your specific requirements at anytime.
Day Care Yes We offer private day care to residents, simply contact Jenny for further information.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes As above
Palliative Care Contract Yes As above
Whanau Room Yes We have a whanau room available that offers family and visitors the opportunity to have time out, make a cup of tea or coffee or make private phone calls. Simply ask our staff and we will always do our best to assist our families at anytime.
Rooms (Single) Yes All our rooms are single with ensuite. The rooms are beautifully proportioned and furnished with an electric bed, bedside cabinet and low boy as well as a wardrobe. There is a call bell beside the bed and ensuite
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes We have a number of large rooms that could be used to accommodate a couple. Simply check with Jenny to ascertain the availability of these rooms.
Ensuite Yes Yes every bedroom has its own ensuite with toilet, shower and handbasin.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Every room is fully firnished, however should you wish to bring extra furniture for your bedroom please discuss this with Jenny.
Alcohol Permitted Yes We have Happy Hour every week.
Pets In Residence Yes Some of our residents do bring pets with them however please always discuss this with Jenny prior to making these arrangements as we do need to ensure your pet will be able to settle in our environment.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes As above
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Maori Kaupapa Yes Please discuss this with Jenny Todd
Residents Committee No 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 Jenny direct 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
Confused Residents Yes As above
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.
Outings Yes We have vans and activity staff who will assist you to get out and about.
Rural Setting Yes The views from this facility are beautiful with delightful gardens that are full of colour and interest.
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 7 Feb 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy 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
Other details Yes Ryman Accreditation Programme
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 7 Feb 2017

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