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Leslie Groves Hospital

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Leslie Groves Hospital
321 Taieri Road, (Cnr Taieri & Helensburgh Road)
Dunedin 9010
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321 Taieri Road
Halfway Bush
Dunedin 9010
Southern (Otago)
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Sean Kelly - 03 476 3045
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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
Detail Status
Contract with Te Whatu Ora Yes
Certification Yes
ORA Applies No

Updated: 8 Feb 2013

Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 31
Vacancy No
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges Some Rooms from $20.00/day up to $30.00/day as at 24 Apr 2024
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Yes

Updated: 21 Jun 2024

Type Hours Per Week Status Details
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 Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Palliative Care (Contracted) 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.
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes
Dialysis No We will consider residents requiring dialysis on an individual basis
Wound Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup 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 Stay Status Details
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 Affiliations Status Details
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

The Ministry of Health conducts regular audits of Residential Care Facilities. They can be found HERE.