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Lister Home
Lister Home
24 Innes Street
Waimate 7924
Postal Address
Lister Home
PO Box 25
Waimate 7960
South Canterbury
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Mandy Workman - 03 689 8935
Incorporated Society
Clinical Manager
Daphne Del Castillo - 03 689 8935
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Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 4 Oct 2012
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
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 33
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered Yes
Premium Accommodation Charges No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 No
Updated: 24 May 2024
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse 24 Yes Registered Nurse available 24 hours a day
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers 24 Yes
Physiotherapist Yes Our physio comes in twice a week
Diversional Therapist Yes We have two fully qualified Diversional Therapists.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes On Saturdays our activities takes over from the Diversional Therapists
Hairdresser Yes Visits twice a week and by appointment as required.
Podiatrist Negotiable
Dietitian Yes Calls every six weeks
Accredited Visitors No Community groups in Waimate visit on a regular basis.
Kaumatua Yes As and when required.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Visits at least one a week and more often when required for both residents and staff.
Other Personnel Yes Our Administration team is skilled and always willing to assist.
Updated: 21 Nov 2019
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We are certified to deliver palliative care
Wound Care No Some staff are trained in wound care
Continence Advice Yes Staff are trained in the management of continence
Infection Control No Staff are specially trained in the infection control
Surgical Followup Yes Please see us for more details
Clinical Management Yes Clinical management is undertaken by the Nurse Manager.
Updated: 21 Nov 2019
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 We have one dedicated respite bed.
Carer Support Yes
Private Paying Yes We are happy to discuss this on an individual basis.
Updated: 2 Apr 2013
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes A specialist palliative care unit is available
Outings Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Updated: 23 Jul 2013
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Advocate, Alzheimer's Society, Aromatherapy, Art, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Cards, Care and Craft, Children, Church, Classical Music, Companion Club, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Dancing, Digital camera, Electric beds, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Gardening, Greypower, Happy Hour, Holidays, Housie, Indoor Games, Internet, Jigsaw, Library, Lions, Lotto, Massage, Men, Minibus, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Organ, Outings, Park, Parties, Pastoral care, Petanque, Pianist, Picnic facilities, Probus, Quizzes, Reading, Roses, Rotary, RSA, Senior Citizens, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Sky TV, TAB, Vegetarian, Videos, Views, Womens Institute
Updated: 18 Dec 2005
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
Details about meals All meals cooked on site. Breakfast in bed ,resident input into designing menus.
Updated: 21 Nov 2019
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes on a rostered basis
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Non denominational Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Updated: 10 Jan 2013
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes We have one fully trained diversional therapist and one completing the training
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA)
Updated: 10 Jan 2013

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