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Kemp Home and Hospital

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At a glance
Vacancy
Yes
Name
Kemp Home and Hospital
Category
Hospital Care
Address
21 Te Pene Avenue
Titahi Bay
West
Porirua 5022
Postal Address
PO Box 52081
DHB
Capital & Coast
Phone
(04) 236 8099
Fax
(04) 236 6176
Email
View Email Address
Web
Visit Website
Personnel
Manager
Valelia Gibb - (04) 236 8099
Owner
Wellington City Mission - (04) 477 5960
Other services
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Description
The staff at Kemp Home and Hospital undertake to provide
a professional and caring environment with opportunities for elders to live a dignified and fulfilling daily life.

We believe in:

the individuality of those in our care and their right to make informed choices through our interaction with them and their families,

and

in creating a pleasant living environment with professional care and the encouragement of activity, both mental and physical, to maintain the optimum quality of life.
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 7 Mar 2012
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care43
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 23 Feb 2017
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 8x40 Yes Registered nurses on all shifts supervise and take responsibility for all care
Enrolled Nurse 2x40 Yes
Physiotherapist 0.00 Yes Services available as prescribed. Physiotherapist visits at least weekly.
Own Social Worker 0.00 No All services provided by Capital Support and Capital Coast staff.
Hairdresser Yes Available Tuesdays. Very reasonable rates for both men and women.
Podiatrist Yes Podiatrist visits twice monthly.
Dietitian Yes Annual Dietician audit of all meal servcies
Accredited Visitors Yes Accredited canine visitor, weekly.
Kaumatua Yes For both Maori and Pacific Island clients
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Anglican Chaplain on staff. Anglican Church Service each Thusday. Services for people of other Christian denominations and other faiths as requested. Chapel and hall available.
Other Personnel Yes Medical Officer, experienced in geriatric care available at all times.
Updated: 13 Feb 2015
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes Currently undertaking advanced qualifications
Psychiatric Care Yes
Specialised Dementia Care Yes All registered and assistant nursing staff receive training in the care of clients with dementia
Clinical Manager Yes
Other Nursing Specialities Yes Registered nurses have advanced qualifications and/or experience in gerontology.
Updated: 20 May 2009
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Advance bookings taken Yes Limited to availability
Subsidised service Yes
Private paying service Yes
Updated: 22 Mar 2013
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 Also play room for children
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Shared) Yes
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes
Ensuite Yes Shared
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes Residents 'Happy Hour' each Saturday
Pets In Residence Yes We currently have two cats, budgies and fish.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Clients pay for private line, or cordless phones available for use in each Wing.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Adjustable heating available in each room.
Residents Committee Yes Independent chairperson, families welcome.
Family Committee Yes As residents committee
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Eleven areas of varying sizes
Outings Yes
Rural Setting Yes Suburban setting with extensive sheltered gardens including rose garden and gazebo.
Smokers Room Yes Two smoking areas available for residents.
Smoking Permitted Yes We have an allocated smoking area
Semi-Secure Yes Facility locked at 5pm each night.
Sprinklers Yes Full smoke detectors, sprinklers and alarm systems in all areas. Internal evacuation systems with internal smoke and fire stop doors.
Updated: 22 Mar 2013
Special Features
Suburban setting with extensive sheltered gardens including rose garden and gazebo.

Nursing students from Whitiriea Polytechnic and care giver students from a variety of institutions undertake learning experience and add to our daily experiences.
Updated: 20 May 2009
Interests & Activities
Activity programme: We have an extensive daily activity programme with a variety of activities suitable for clients of all abilities. Some activities such as Pacific Island music and drumming for people of other cultures.
Family members welcome


Advocacy Services, Age Concern and Alzhiemers visits on request and as required


Massage and Aromatherapy: used by nursing staff


Big print books: An extensive collection


Blind Foundation and Hearing Association Affiliations


Board games and Jigsaw Puzzles: We have a large collection. Quiz sessions weekly


Bowls


Meal choices, Breakfast in bed and special diets catered for. Vegetarian option available


Canine friends visit weekly. Budgies and fish in house


Care and Craft (some rsidents go to Care 'n' Craft on Wednesdays, held at local Church).


Chapel: available to all denominations and faiths. Weekly Anglican and Catholic Services. Anglican Chaplain on staff.


Children welcome. Playroom and toys available. Some rooms overlook Kura school


Singing and sing a longs weekly and weekly classical music appreciation group


Concerts and entertainment: regularly


Cooking; Maori/Pacific Island cooking monthly, at Kemp's Maori/Pacific Island Club.


Dancing and Socials


Electric beds


Exercises for all levels of ability daily


Fax available


Garden: extensive sheltered gardens and barbecue area. An outstanding rose garden.Gardening club


Happy Hour every Saturday afternoon


Housie/Bingo weekly


Library: Inhouse and Porirua library service


Maori Women's Welfare League,


Minibus and regular outings, shopping trips to Porirua (North City Plaza) Thursdays. Titahi Bay shopping centre next to the facility.


Newspaper reading daily


Organ and pianos available for use


Park: Kemp Hospital is situated next to Kura Park and opposite Kura school


Parties: Families are welcome to celebrate family occasions in our hall. Catering and catering facilities available


RSA: We are within walking distance of the local RSA and have close association with them. Many of the men and women in our facility are RSA members


Views from most bedroom and lounge windows


Visitors welcome at all times.
Updated: 20 May 2009
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals All meals provided including morning and afternoon teas and snacks as desired. Facilities for tea and coffee and heating food in each unit
Staffing Details Each unit is staffed by a team of Registered Nurses and Caregivers, led by a Nurse Manager who is responsible for the day to day running and quality of care in the unit.
Associated Complexes Also listed as Rest Home.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include All hotel services including personal laundry provided in cost.
Updated: 20 May 2009
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Cook Island Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Interpreter Yes
Japanese No We are situated in Porirua and participate in the Sister City exchanges with Nishio, a city similar to ours and S.E. of Ngagoya
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Niuean Yes
Samoan Yes
Tongan Yes
Other Details Yes Tokalau, Cook Island Maori & All Pacific Island languages
Other Information Yes Staff at Kemp Home and Hospital wish to make admission and stay at Kemp as pleasant and supportive as possible for clients of all cultures and ethnic groups. There are people on the staff who are fluent in Maori, all Pacific and several Asian languages.
Updated: 29 Jun 2010
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes Kemp Chaplain Brenda Stade provides a Church service each week on Thursday, at St Nicholas Chapel, Kemp Home.
Christian Yes
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes Christian, L.D.S, Buddhist. Muslim
(Other comments) Yes Open to people of all Christian denominations and other faiths. Clergy and religious representatives are welcome and we will strive to provide support in any way possible.
Updated: 5 Apr 2013
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.03 km On main bus route to Porirua station and shopping centres. Bus stop outside.
Shops 0.20 km Adjoining local shopping centre
Mall 3.00 km Extensive shopping and parking at North City plaza (5 minute drive)
Parks 0.10 km Adjoining local sports ground
Library 2.00 km Porirua library and museum with restuarant at Pataka (4 minute drive)
Updated: 20 May 2009
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association Yes
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) Yes
Other details Yes Ministry of Health: Hospital Licensing and Ministry of health: Health and Disabilty Services Certification.
New Zealand Aged Care Association
Updated: 20 May 2009

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