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Princess Alexandra Retirement Village

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Vacancy
No
Name
Princess Alexandra Retirement Village
Category
Hospital Care
Address
145 Battery Road
Ahuriri
Napier
Napier 4110
DHB
Hawke's Bay
Phone
06 835 9085
Fax
06 835 9082
Email
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Web
Visit Website
Personnel
Manager
Jodie Dunn - 06 835 9085
Owner
Ryman Healthcare - 03 366 4069
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Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 9 Nov 2015
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care60
Long term vacancyNo
Short term vacancyNo
Enquiries welcome.
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 26 Jun 2017
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes
Physiotherapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes 7 days a week
Hairdresser Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Updated: 23 Jun 2014
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Our Clinical Manager is highly experienced in palliative care and leads a team of experienced Registered nurses and caregivers in this area.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes Should a resident require this level of treatment our staff are trained in this type of intervention.
Oxygen Management Yes We have oxygen concnetrators available on site for the private use of hospital residents if this is their prescribed therapy.
Wound Care Yes Staff all skilled in current best practice in wound care and we are always keen to elicit expert advice or review as required.
Diabetic Care Yes Our staff are well trained in diabetic care and we are able to cater for diabetic diets.
Continence Advisor Yes Our staff are well trained in continence management and we also have the ability to access specialist review as required.
Infection Control Yes We have an Infection Prevention Nurse who overviews all our infection prevention processes and all staff are trained in infection prevention techniques.
Stomal Therapist Yes We are happy to access this service via the DHB as required.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes We have a visiting physiotherapist who will assess each resident and develop an individualised physical programme as appropriate.
Specialised Dementia Care Yes We offer a beautiful purpose built secure unit with homelike facilities and access to secure rooftop gardens.
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes Our Clinical Manager is highly experienced in caring for the older person and leads a team of skilled and committed registered nurses and care givers.
Other Nursing Specialities Yes Our company has access to highly specialised nursing clinicans as required.
Other Post Graduate Specialities Yes By negotiation
Updated: 29 Jul 2014
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We can offer respite if vacancy available in care centre (including dementia) or serviced apartment.
Carer Support Yes Day care and respite in dementia unit
Private Paying Yes
Updated: 29 Jul 2014
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Please feel welcome to contact Jodie Dunn the Village Manager to discuss your specific requirements at anytime.
Day Care Yes We offer private day care to residents, simply contact Jodie for further information.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes As above
Palliative Care Contract Yes As above
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Whanau Room Yes We have a whanau room available that offers family and visitors the opportunity to have time out, make a cup of tea or coffee or make private phone calls. Simply ask our staff and we will always do our best to assist our families at anytime.
Rooms (Single) Yes All our rooms are single with ensuite. The rooms are beautifully proportioned and furnished with an electric bed, bedside cabinet and low boy as well as a wardrobe. There is a call bell beside the bed and ensuite
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes We have a number of large rooms that could be used to accommodate a couple. Simply check with Jodie to ascertain the availability of these rooms.
Ensuite Yes Yes every bedroom has its own ensuite with toilet, shower and handbasin.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Every room is fully firnished, however should you wish to bring extra furniture for your bedroom please discuss this with Jodie.
Alcohol Permitted Yes We have Happy Hour every week.
Pets In Residence Yes Some of our residents do bring pets with them however please always discuss this with Jodie prior to making these arrangements as we do need to ensure your pet will be able to settle in our environment.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes As above
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Maori Kaupapa Yes Please discuss this with our friendly Jodie.
Residents Committee No We hold meetings for residents every two months. All residents are invited to this meeting.
Family Committee No We hold relatives meetings twice a year. As well as this we always encourage family and friends to contact Katherine direct and immediately if there is any issue of concern as we are committed to ensuring that we meet your expectations.
Newsletter Yes A newsletter is prepared and available every 4 months.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes As above
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have a large lounge available for our residents as well as a second lounge that is smaller and more intimate for residents looking for a quieter area to relax in.
Outings Yes We have vans and activity staff who will assist you to get out and about.
Rural Setting Yes The views from this facility are beautiful with delightful gardens that are full of colour and interest.
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 19 Aug 2015
Special Features
Special Features
Princess Alexandra Retirement Village recently won the Retirement Village section of the Napier City Garden competition for the second year in a row. The gardens at Princess Alexandra have been looking immaculate and it is all thanks to our wonderful and talented gardener Jennie Bloomfield.
Updated: 15 Aug 2016
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Princess Alexandra Retirement Village will have a full and complete activities programme arranged by full time dedicated staff.
Updated: 23 Jun 2014
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals We provide delicious home cooking and baking. While we have a set menu we do cater for individual preferences and special dietary requirements. All our menus are prepared with a dietitans input to ensure that we provide a nutricious balanced diet. Our main meal is served at lunch time and we provide home made morning and afternoon tea and suppers. Fruit is available for the residents to help themselves to at anytime.
Staffing Details Our staff attend the Ace training programme to ensure that they have all the skills necessary to assist our residents. We pride ourselves on haveing staff who are lovely, nurturing, gentle people who do an amazing job.
Associated Complexes We are a part of the Ryman Group of care facilities.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please contact management for more details.
Updated: 23 Jun 2014
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Non denominational Yes
(Other comments) Yes We respect all denominations
Updated: 23 Jun 2014
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 5.00 km City
Shops 1.50 km Ahuriri Shopping Centre
Mall 5.00 km City
Parks 0.10 km South Pond, public reserve next door
Library 5.00 km City
Updated: 23 Jun 2014
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 6 Jan 2009

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