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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Palms Home & Hospital
Category
Hospital Care
Address
54 - 56 Puhinui Road
Papatoetoe
Auckland 2025
Postal Address
56 Puhinui Road
Manukau
Auckland 2104
DHB
Counties Manukau
Phone
(09) 278 5966
Fax
(09) 278 5997
Email
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Personnel
Manager
Nilam Naidu - 09-2785966
Owner
Auckland Healthcare Group
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Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 15 Nov 2018
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 34
Vacancy Yes
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsNo
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 18 Jul 2019
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes Registered Nurse on duty 24hrs, 7 days a week.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Caregivers on duty 24hours, 7 days a week.
Physiotherapist Yes Weekly visit by Physiotherapist
Occupational Therapist Yes
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Activities Co-ordinator is available full time Monday to Friday
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes Routine visits
Dietitian Yes
Accredited Visitors Yes We have close contact with all medical Depts
Kaumatua Yes We are able to assist with providing a Kaumatua if one is required.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We are able to assist with providing a Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor if one is required.
Other Personnel Yes Directors and Management
Updated: 15 Nov 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We have support from South Auckland Hospice regarding pain management for End of Life care
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes
Dialysis Yes We care for dialysis residents. Peritoneal dialysis is carried out on site.
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
ACC Rehabilitation Yes
Tracheotomy Care Yes
Infection Control Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Other Specialties Yes Dialysis cares
Updated: 15 Nov 2018
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We offer short stay accommodation on a casual or regular basis.
Carer Support Yes We offer short stay accommodation on a casual or regular basis, providing relief for people who care for their elderly relatives at home.
Other Short Stay Programme Yes Day Care
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 15 Nov 2018
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes
Connecting Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes We have a telephone in each wing for residents use. A telephone can be installed in room.
Wifi Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Underfloor heating remains on constantly.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have two lounges and sheltered outdoor areas
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes Day Care is offered from 6am to 6pm any day of the week. No time limit - you are more than welcome to discuss with Manager
Outings Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Maori Kaupapa Yes Can be easily accessed
Residents Committee Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes Alzheimers type
Smokers Room Yes Outside closed in deck area
Smoking Permitted Yes Smoking is permitted in the designated areas
Semi-Secure No Two out door garden settings that are fully fenced
Updated: 15 Nov 2018
Special Features
Special Features
Home is on one level - no steps or stairs and exceptionally wide hallways.

Individual rooms with ensuites.
Updated: 15 Nov 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Happy hour and birthday celebrations
Sky TV, Hindi TV, Movies, videos, Breakfast in bed, Bingo,
Daily art and craft and activity programmes to suit all cultures.
Exercise, music, jigsaw, sing a longs, Physio needs, massage therapy, games, entertainers, shopping and trips.
, Aromatherapy, BBQ, Art, Cards, Classical Music, Church, Cooking, Craft, Dancing, Entertainers,Flower arranging, Games, Gardening, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Music, Newspaper reading, Quizzes.
Updated: 15 Nov 2018
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details about Meals Home cooked meals
Staffing Qualifications and Details Friendly and competent staff
Associated Complexes Kolmar Lodge Rest Home and Edmonton Meadows Care Home
What's included in your fees and what's not Please contact Manager
Updated: 15 Nov 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Cantonese Yes Staff
Chinese Yes Staff
Chinese dialect Yes
Cook Island Maori Yes Staff and residents
Dutch Yes
English Yes Staff and residents
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes Staff and Residents
Filipino Yes Registered Nurse
Gujarati Yes
Hindi Yes Staff and residents
Interpreter Yes
Mandarin Yes Staff
Maori - Te Reo Yes Residents
Niuean Yes Staff
Punjabi Yes Staff and residents
Rarotongan Yes
Samoan Yes Staff and residents
Tongan Yes Staff and residents
Updated: 15 Nov 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Non denominational Yes
Updated: 15 Nov 2018
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport   Public transport is two minutes away. Train Station 5 minutes and Airport 15 minutes.
Shops   We are two minutes from Manukau City Centre and Super Centre and close to all amenities.
Mall   Hunters Plaza and Westfield Manukau. Botany Town Centre 15 minutes away.
Parks   Allenby Park is 1km and The Gardens in Maurewa is a 5 minute drive.
Library   Three major libraries. Two at Manukau including Government Library and one in Papatoetoe which is 3 minutes away.
Updated: 15 Nov 2018
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
Care Association New Zealand Yes
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes Training done onsite under Careerforce
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes Training done onsite under Careerforce
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes Found on Government website Recent audit showed full compliance with 3 years certification.
Other details Yes Eldernet
Care Association New Zealand CareerForce Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 15 Nov 2018

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

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