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Powley - Metlifecare Care Home
Hospital Care
135 Connell Street
Blockhouse Bay
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(09) 627 0700
(09) 627 0701
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Angela Lennan - 09 627 0795
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Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 3 Feb 2016
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care39
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
We have availability in Serviced Apartments where we can deliver higher levels of care. Call Helen Pearson on 09 826 2018 for more information or a private tour.
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 21 Apr 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes We have Registered Nurses on duty at all times.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Our Caregivers are all involved with the Aged Care Education programme developed by the Health Education Trust. This programme is recognized by the NZ Qualifications Authority
Physiotherapist Yes We have a physiotherapist who visits the Facility regularly
Occupational Therapist Yes We have a Occupational Therapist who visits the site regularly
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Our Activities Co Ordinator plans a programme for the Residents. There is a sesssion each morning and afternoon during the week
Hairdresser Yes We have a Hairdresser on site
Podiatrist Yes The Podiatrist visits the Care Facility each month
Dietitian Yes We have access to a Dietitian when required
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We are fortunate to have our own Chapel on site and Services are held every Sunday morning. We have visiting Clergy also
Updated: 3 Feb 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes Staff are trained in Palliative Care and liase with Hospioce as required
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes Our Staff are able to manage this aspect of Care
Oxygen Management Yes Our Staff are trained in the Management of Oxygen Therapy
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes Our Staff are trained in Wound Care and have access to Woundcare Specialist with the District Health Board if necessary
Diabetic Care Yes Our Staff are trained in the management of Diabetes
Continence Advisor Yes Our Staff are trained in Continence Management and have access to specialist services with the District Health Board if required
Infection Control Yes We have aaan Infection Control, Resource Nurse on site and an Infection Control Advisor if required
Stomal Therapist Yes Staff are trained in Stoma Management & have access to Specilaist Services in the District health Board if necessary
Tracheotomy Care Yes
Gerontological Care Yes Staff are trained in all aspects of Gerentological Care
Updated: 3 Feb 2016
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes This service is dependant on bed availability
Carer Support or other Short Stay Yes
Subsidised service Yes
Private paying service Yes
Updated: 3 Feb 2016
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We are able to provide Palliative Care here at Metlifecare Powley
Rooms (Single) Yes All rooms at metlifecare Powley are single rooms with their own ensuite toilet and handbaisin
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Residnets may bring their own furniture - Nurse Manager to be consulted first
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Residents Committee No We have a Residents Meeting which is held each month
Family Committee No Resindte Family are welcome at the Monthly residents Meeting and we also hold a partners'Family Meeting once a month
Newsletter Yes The 'Powley Post' is published each Quarter
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have 2 lounges and a courtyard seating area
Outings Yes We have a regular Bus Trip as part of the Activities Programme for Residents
Rural Setting No We have established gardens and trees on the site
Smoking Permitted Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 3 Feb 2016
Special Features
Every room has its own ensuite toilet and handbaisin
Updated: 3 Feb 2016
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Age Concern, Big print books, Bingo, Board games, Breakfast in bed, Chapel, Church, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Digital camera, Entertainers, Entertainment, Games, Exercises, Happy Hour, Indoor Games, Massage, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Pastoral care, Quizzes, Reading, Singing
Updated: 3 Feb 2016
Languages Spoken
Arabic Yes
Chinese Yes
Chinese dialect Yes Mandarin
Cook Island Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Mandarin Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Niuean Yes
Polish Yes
Rarotongan Yes
Samoan Yes
Updated: 3 Feb 2016
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
(Other comments) Yes We have a Chapel on site and a Sunday Service is held. St saviours hold a Church Service in the Facility once a month and we have a visiting Chaplin each week. Other spiritual/eligious affiliations can be catered for.
Updated: 3 Feb 2016