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McKenzie HealthCare

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Vacancy
Yes
Name
McKenzie HealthCare
Category
Hospital Care
Address
2 McKenzie St
South Canterbury
Geraldine
Postal Address
2 McKenzie HealthCare, 2 McKenzie St, Geraldine, 7930
DHB
South Canterbury
Phone
(03) 693 8299
Fax
(03) 693 8267
Mobile
0210708518
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Hazel Harrison - (03) 693 8299
Owner
McKenzie HealthCare Ltd
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Description
"To provide the highest standards of holistic nursing care in a safe and comfortable environment"
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 18 Jun 2013
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care35
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyNo
Please call to check availability on the day for hospital and palliative care beds
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 29 May 2017
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes McKenzie HealthCare is Certified as a Medical and Aged Care Hospital. Registered Nurses Specialising in Gerontology on duty 24 hrs a day providing additional medical knowledge when its needed
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes All our Health Care Assistants have training in aged care.
Physiotherapist Yes We have a contractual arrangement with our local Physiotherapist for the provision of physiotherapy services
Diversional Therapist Yes We have a fully qualified Diversional Therapist leading a team of dedicated Activity Therapists. It is the responsibility of the DT to formulate the activity programme for individual residents and groups according to assessed need.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Activity co-ordinators support the Diversional Therapist in activity programme delivery.
Hairdresser Yes Hair dressing is done on site at McKenzie HealthCare by a very good and caring hair dresser. Grooming is a very important part of feeling better about oneself.
Podiatrist Yes We have regular visits from the Podiatrist. Charges are passed on at cost
Dietitian Yes Our menu is reviewed by a dietician to ensure it meets the special needs of our resident population
Kaumatua No We work with Maori and Pacific cultural advisors.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor No We have weekly in- house church services for those wishing to attend. Catholic, Presbyterian and All Denominations.
Updated: 23 Feb 2015
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Palliative Care Contract Yes McKenzie HealthCare has a contract with South Canterbury DHB to provide Palliative Care Services
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes The Geraldine Community has donated funds to provide the "Smith Unit" to provide palliative care services at McKenzie HealthCare. Specialised end of life support and care services are provided by the GP and specialised support through SCDHB.
Oxygen Management Yes In the provisional of medical services we provide bottled oxygen and oxygen concentrators. Registered Nurses use a Digital Oxipulsometer to ensure Oxygen is being supplied at the correct concentrations to meet the patient's needs
Wound Care Yes All Registered Nurses at McKenzie HealthCare are trained in wound management and only quality products are used to ensure the best results
Diabetic Care Yes 24 hour registered nursing support for those with diabetes
Infection Control Yes Jenny our Registered Nurse maintains full infection control at McKenzie Health care
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Specialised Dementia Care No McKenzie Healthcare is supported through consultant psych gerontologist Medical and Nursing staff at the SCDHB
Gerontological Care Yes Care of the older person at McKenzie HealthCare is something our staff take pride in doing well.
Clinical Manager Yes Hazel Harrison is our Nurse Manager RN, PGCE Gerontology, MBA. She provides leadership and support for the dedicated care team.
Updated: 23 Jan 2015
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes Please ring for availability
Carer Support Yes Please ring for availability
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 3 Feb 2015
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes As a community private hospital and rest home for Geraldine we provide a wide range of services. We welcome enquiries for residential care for the younger person
Day Care Yes Our daycare services are very popular taking in day care clients from as far as Temuka.
Palliative Care Contract Yes McKenzie HealthCare is contracted for Palliative Care and provides safe and competent End of Life nursing services for the Geraldine Community.
Rooms (Single) Yes Rooms at McKenzie HealthCare are single rooms
Rooms (Shared) Yes we have 2 shared rooms
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes We have two rooms that can accommodate a couple.
Ensuite Yes McKenzie HealthCare have ensuites.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage a small amount of personal furniture. Please discuss this with the nurse in charge on admission taking into consideration the location and layout of the room
Alcohol Permitted Yes The Diversional Therapists manage "Happy Hour" and moderate social drinking may be permitted according to client need
Pets In Residence Yes Frodo the house trained rabbit and 2 cats Smokey and Jack live with us.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet No Own pets may be able to visit after discussion with the manager.
Wifi Yes Wifi is available to purchase.
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes There is a well attended monthly resident forum for all residents and two elected resident representatives.
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes At this stage we are not able to manage clients whose confusion has them persistently wandering into unsafe areas. However mild confusion and limited wandering is quite acceptable
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes A van is provided for the regular outings as arranged by the Diversional Therapist
Rural Setting Yes Located on the outskirts of Geraldine there is a lovely peaceful rural outlook
Smokers Room No We are a Smoke-free facility
Smoking Permitted No We are working to be fully smoke-free
Semi-Secure Yes We have 24hour CCTV security in operation externally.
Sprinklers Yes McKenzie HealthCare is fully sprinklered for client safety
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 22 Aug 2016
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes Marcia Burgess is our Senior Diversional Therapist holding this qualification.
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes Health Care Assistants with additional qualifications are encouraged through career pathways
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes McKenzie HealthCare are members of HCPNZ and the South Canterbury Branch SCHCPNZ.
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 18 Jun 2013

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