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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Papakura Private Hospital
Category
Hospital Care
Address
7a Youngs Road
Papakura
South Auckland
Papakura
DHB
Counties Manukau
Phone
(09) 299 6444
Fax
(09) 299 6760
Email
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Web
Visit Website
Personnel
Manager
Barbara Spence - 09 299 6444
Owner
Owen & Gaylene Purdon
Other services
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Description
Excellence in Caring.
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 16 Jul 2014
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care45
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 24 Mar 2017
Testimonials
Please refer to our Webpage.
Updated: 16 Jul 2014
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 24/7 Yes There is at least one Registered Nurse on every shift with additional on call backup as required. Our registered staff are competent clinical practitioners who under go regular training and review.
Enrolled Nurse Yes Experienced Enrolled Nurses work under the supervision of Registered Nurses.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes All staff are encouraged to work towards formal qualifications in Caregiving. In addition regular in service training is provided to staff in a wide variety of topics pertinent to aged care and chronically ill.
Physiotherapist Yes A contracted Physiotherapist provides intensive treatment to clients on an as required basis two days per week. She is ably assisted by an experienced Physiotherapy Aid four days per week. Succesful stroke rehabilitation has occurred within the facility.
Occupational Therapist Negotiable Contracted service available on an as required basis.
Own Social Worker Yes Hospital Administrator is an experienced Social worker
Activities Co-ordinator Yes A varied activites programme is available.
Hairdresser Yes Onsite fortnightly on a Thursday morning. Perms and Colours are available with prior bookings.
Podiatrist Yes Rostered six weekly cycle of service provision, however more frequent visits are able to be negotiated. Diabetic clients receive podiatry service free of charge other clients will be billed for this service.
Dietitian Yes A fully comprehensive nutritional assessment and associated treatment programme is in place. Where necessary a contracted service is available. Menus are reviewed by the contracted dietician two yearly.
Accredited Visitors Negotiable Staff are happy to liase with external sevices to facilitate the provision of this service when required.
Kaumatua Yes Staff will assist in facilitation of this service.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes A regular interdenominational service is held. Staff are happy to assist in the facilitation of ongoing contact with clients requirements
Updated: 21 Mar 2013
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Palliative Care Contract No The facility provides quality palliative care to its clients. The staff have extensive experience in this area and prides itself in their communication with family members at this time. All staff are required to complete palliative care training.
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes The facility liases with South Auckland Hospice and maintains any pre admission relationship with Hospice that clients may have had. Staff are happy to accommodate family who may wish to be invloved in end of life cares.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes Staff are experienced with provision of this service and will liase with their contracted dietician to ensure the clients needs are met.
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes All Registered Nurses complete IV training provided by CMDHB.
Oxygen Management Yes The facility provides oxygen therapy via portable concentrators and its staff are happy to liase with the respiratory service when required.
Surgical Followup Yes The facility will ensure follow up requirements for surgical patients are met via clinic attendance on an as required basis.
Wound Care Yes Staff have access to a contracted wound care specialist for the management of complex wounds.
Diabetic Care Yes Staff are experienced in the management of Diabetes and where necessary will liase with CMDHB specialist services.
Continence Advisor Yes Staff are experienced in the management of incontinence. The facility utilises quality disposable products and strives to maintain clients dignity at all times.
Infection Control Yes A comprehensive Infection Control Programme is in place. Staff receive reglular training in infection contol best pratices. A Benchmarking programme with other like facilities operates and provides confirmation of satisfactory infection control.
Stomal Therapist No The facility utilises the services of the CMDHB stoma service on an as required basis.
Psychiatric Care Yes A Registered Nurse with extensive psychogeriatric experience is employed by the facility. Liasion with CMDHB services will be maintained for clients under their care.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes The facility has been involved with succesful stroke rehabilitation through the input of the contracted physiotherapist. The facility also utilises the services of an experienced speech language therapist.
Tracheotomy Care Yes This care will be provided on an as required basis.
Dialysis Yes Staff will facilitate this service on an as required basis.
Spinal Injuries Yes On an as required basis.
Gerontological Care Yes Staff have extensive experience in this area of care. Regular in service training is provided to staff in matters relating to gerontological care.
Urology No Staff are experienced in the management of indwelling catheters.
Clinical Manager Yes A Clinical Manager with extensive experience in Hospital level of care is in control of the clinical service. Staff have access to oncall clinical consultation on a 24/7 basis.
Other Nursing Specialities Yes As referred to previously extensive psychogeriatric experience is available.
Psychologist No Staff will liase with this service on an as required basis.
Psychiatrist Yes Staff will liase with this service on an as required basis.
Updated: 21 Mar 2013
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes Currently hold CMDHB Hospital Respite Contract. This enables forward booking via Counties Manuaku Respite Coordiantor for those clients eligable for hospital level respite. Other respite will be available dependent on bed availability.
Carer Support or other Short Stay Yes As vacancies are available. This will incur additional costs to the client over and above the actual carer support amount.
Advance bookings taken Yes For Counties Manukau contracted bed only.
Subsidised service Yes Those clients qualifying for contracted bed will be fully subsidised dependent on allocated allowances and authorised by the Respite Coordinator. Discuss all respite requests with Needs Assessor regarding possible subsidy.
Private paying service Yes Dependent on bed availability full private repsite at hospital level will be available.
Updated: 21 Mar 2013
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Contract in place for younger physically disabled service probition.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Shared) Yes
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes Variety of alcoholic beverages served with meals
Pets In Residence Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes All rooms have a jack point in them
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes Residents are welcome to smoke in designated areas set aside for them
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Updated: 10 Apr 2014
Interests & Activities
Activity Programme. Operates Tuesday to Friday with a wide variety of activities tailored to the individuals needs and capabilities.
Aged Concern is available to act as client advocate if neccessary.
Onsite library service is provided by the Papakura Public Library. Weekly interdenominational Church services are held.
Internal Court Yard with a variety of potted plants which clients can tend if desired.

Updated: 12 Dec 2013
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals Home cooked meals prepared onsite
Staffing Details Registered Nursing Staff on duty 24 hrs per day. Doctors rounds twice weekly.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Hairdresser & Ambulance transfer
Updated: Unknown
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Interpreter Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Samoan Yes
Updated: Unknown
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Updated: Unknown
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.40 km Bus stop and Great South Road about 400 meters
Shops 0.10 km Dairy about 100 meters
Mall 1.00 km Roselands Shopping Centre, 1km Papakura CBD. Southgate Takanini, 1.2km from Hospital
Parks 0.80 km Great South Road near CBD. 500m to Estuary
Library 1.00 km Papakura Public Library, also provides onsite service
Updated: 30 Apr 2014
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
Care Association New Zealand Yes
CareerForce Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Care Association New Zealand CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 13 Jan 2017

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