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Karadean Court Lifecare

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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Karadean Court Lifecare
Category
Hospital Care
Address
5 Queen St
North Canterbury
Oxford
DHB
Canterbury
Phone
(03) 312 4891
Fax
(03) 312 3527
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Phyllis Gardyne - 03 3124891, 0276100085
Owner
Ultimate Care Group - (03) 312 4891
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Description
Ultimate Care Karadean Court is the only specialist aged care facility in Oxford, a tranquil rural town with beautiful mountain views. Karadean Court is close to local shops, cafes and the library. We have spacious rooms, premium studio rooms and large lounges looking out to the stunning views over the hills in mid-Canterbury. Our chef creates exceptional meals for all of our residents. The level of care is exceptional, and friendly staff like to have a laugh and a joke with residents. With an excellent day care and popular activities programme, all residents are made to feel welcome, safe in the knowledge that there is 24 hour emergency support. We would love to show you around and talk with you about how we can help you or your loved one with their needs and goals.
"We have a beautiful home, overlooking the hills surrounding Oxford, and there are always lovely inviting smells wafting from the kitchen. Our residents remain very active and supportive of each other, and our staff are totally committed to providing outstanding care".
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 31 Jan 2017
DHB Respite Care Booking Service
DHB Respite Care Booking Service
We provide DHB Respite Care Booking Service.
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care27
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 23 Aug 2017
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes We have a dedicated team of registered nurses who are committed to providing the best possible care that meets each residents individual needs.
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Our team of care givers are passionate about what they do. They provide a home like environment for our residents as well as taking care of their daily needs. Care givers undergo continuous training and auditing.
Physiotherapist 4/mth Yes As well as a Physiotherapist attending our facility we have a physio assistant who is also available.
Occupational Therapist Yes Should an Occupational Therapist service be required we are happy to make a referral
Diversional Therapist Yes Our divisional therapist oversees our activities programme ensuring each residents individual needs are being met
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Our activities coordinator assists with our activities programme which includes trips out and about as well as a lot of in house fun
Hairdresser Yes We have a hairdresser that visits once a week so you don't have to go far to have a bit of a hair do!
Podiatrist Yes Our Podiatrist visits 6 weekly
Dietitian Yes We work closely with the dietitian at Canterbury District Health Board
Kaumatua Negotiable
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Other Personnel Yes We have a great team of experts at our National Support Office in Wellington who provide guidance when needed, especially for our team of clinicians.
Updated: 16 Feb 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Generally speaking, people who are dying need care in four areas, physical comfort, mental and emotional needs, spiritual issues and practical tasks. Their families need support as well. It is our goal to provide all of this at the end stage of life.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes Our clinical staff are skilled to be able to manage any gastric or naso-gastric requirements.
Oxygen Management Yes If oxygen is prescribed, then our clinical staff are trained to manage your oxygen therapy
Surgical Followup Yes If you require post- operative recovery, we can assist you with this. Please call to discuss with our Clinical Nurse Manager
Wound Care Yes Our team of registered nurses are trained in wound management. We also have a National Wound Nurse who oversees wound management in all of our facilities
Diabetic Care Yes Your diabetic needs can be managed by our highly trained staff
Continence Advisor Yes Our registered nurses are trained in continence assessment and can provide you with the information you need to manage any continence related issues.
Infection Control Yes Our organisation has an infection control programme that has been endorsed by the Medical Officer of Health of Canterbury District Health Board
Stomal Therapist Yes If you require this service we are happy to make a referral on your behalf
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Our physio and registered nurses are on hand to be part of the team to assist with rehabilitation should you suffer from a stroke
Gerontological Care Yes We believe our staff are trained to deliver high standard of gerontological care
Clinical Manager Yes We have a highly trained clinical nurse manager who oversees all of our registered nurses as well as our caregivers
Updated: 16 Feb 2017
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We can offer Respite Care, please call our facility and we can discuss your needs
Carer Support Yes We can also assist you with Carer Support
Subsidised Yes Yes we provide subsidised care
Private Paying Yes Yes we provide private paying service
Booking can be made in advance Yes We can take advance bookings please call us to discuss further.
Updated: 19 Feb 2017
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Our core business is Aged Care, however if you are closed to 65 we will consider your needs. Please call us to discuss.
Day Care Yes Yes we can provide daycare
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Generally speaking, people who are dying need care in four areas, physical comfort, mental and emotional needs, spiritual issues and practical tasks. Their families need support as well. It is our goal to provide all of this at the end stage of life.
Whanau Room Yes yes we can provide a quiet room for you for privacy
Rooms (Single) Yes yes we have single rooms available
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes We have a room that could accommodate couples please give us a call to enquire
Ensuite Yes Yes our rooms have ensuites
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We welcome you to bring your own pieces of furniture to compliment your room.
Alcohol Permitted Yes In moderation.
Pets In Residence Yes one cat
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes We have no problem with allowing your pets to come and visit you.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes You can set up your own private telephone contract with the provider of your choice
Wifi Yes We are working very hard to bring Wi-fI exclusive for residents and families. We hope to have this available early in 2017
Resident can adjust heating in own room No The heating in our bedrooms are controlled by our maintenance team
Maori Kaupapa No As required
Residents Committee Yes We hold regular residents meetings
Newsletter Yes We have monthly newsletters.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Our organisation prides itself on owning a range of policies to assist our staff in delivering safe and quality care. Policy for management of challenging behavior is just one of them
Confused Residents Yes At times some of our residents will present with some form of confusion. Are staff are all trained to recognise and manage this.
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have plenty of seating areas, both inside and outside.
Outings Yes We have a great time taking our residents out on some great trips
Rural Setting Yes We are situated in a beautiful rural setting
Smokers Room No Smoking area outside only
Smoking Permitted Yes Outside area allocated
Sprinklers Yes We have a building and warrant of fitness and and the building code we must comply with certain regulations, as a result we have a sprinkler system throughout our facility
Audit report available Yes Please see the Ministry of Health for our last audit report
Updated: 19 Feb 2017
Special Features
Special Features
Rural setting.Travel to appointments arranged on an individual basis.
Updated: 31 Jan 2017
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Cards group, entertainment, exercise classes, newspaper reading, videos, children welcome, Senior Citizens, Probus (local one available), activity programme, art, cards, church, religious services, cooking craft, electric beds, email, entertainment, entertainers, exercises, garden, indoor games, library, meal options, outdoor games, videos, movies, music, views, newspaper reading, quizzes, shopping, Sky TV, outings, canine friends.
Updated: 31 Jan 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals Meals prepared by a fully qualified chef.
Staffing Details 24hr registered nursing cover. High staffing ratios
Associated Complexes We are a part of the Ultimate Care Group of Aged Care Facilities.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please contact Facility Manager for a list of costs
Updated: 31 Jan 2017
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Chinese Yes
Dutch Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Interpreter No Sourced as required.
Japanese Yes
Korean Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 31 Jan 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
(Other comments) Yes Union Church
Updated: 31 Jan 2017
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport   Van for outings and transport
Shops 1.00 km As above
Parks 1.00 km
Library 1.00 km In house as well
Updated: 31 Jan 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 31 Jan 2017

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