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Leslie Groves Hospital

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Vacancy
No
Name
Leslie Groves Hospital
Category
Hospital Care
Address
321 Taieri Road, (Cnr Taieri & Helensburgh Road)
Wakari
Dunedin 9010
DHB
Southern (Otago)
Phone
03 476 3045
Fax
03 476 3046
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Lyneta Russell - 03 476 3045
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Description
Situated within a park like setting the Leslie Groves Hospital provides 31 beds for those assessed as requiring hospital level residential care.

Residents have large, modern private rooms, with their own ensuites, ideal for personalising with momentos and treasures. There are both Standard and Premium rooms as well as four palliative care rooms with a lounge area available for family use.

In-house activities are provided daily with both individual and group activities planned to meet the needs of all residents. Our activities staff also offer regular events, trips, outings and visits from local entertainers.

"Home cooked" style meals and snacks are prepared on site and laundry is also serviced on site.

Registered nurses supervise resident care 24 hours/day seven days a week.

Tha chaplain visits regularly and interdenominational services are held weekly.

We value the dignity and self worth of the people we support and encourage them to retain control of their lives as much as possible. The people we care for will be encouraged in their individuality as we cherish the richness of diversity.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 8 Feb 2013
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care31
Long term vacancyNo
Short term vacancyNo
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 17 Aug 2017
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Negotiable As required on an individual basis
Diversional Therapist Yes
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes
Dietitian Negotiable As required on an individual basis
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Barbara Dineen is our chaplain. Barbara visits regularly and is always available for special occasions
Other Personnel Yes Maintenance
Updated: 22 Jun 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Palliative Care Contract Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We have some extra large rooms especially for palliative residents, and a family lounge for the families of palliative residents. We work closely with the hospice and other professionals to provide end of life/palliative care.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Dialysis No We will consider residents requiring dialysis on an individual basis
Specialised Dementia Care Yes The "Taieri" unit is a 23 bed specialised hospital unit (psychogeriatric). Staff working in this unit have additional training in care of people with dementia. The unit has a registered nurse 24 hours/day.
Gerontological Care Yes
Updated: 22 Jun 2017
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: 27 Mar 2013
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes Leslie Groves works in Caring Partnership with St Johns Parish Roslyn. Weekly services are held at the hospital, conducted by the chaplain or a member of St Johns. Other denominations are catered for as requested.
(Other comments) Yes
Updated: 19 May 2016

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