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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Radius Elloughton
Category
Hospital Care
Address
1 Pages Road
Marchwiel
South Canterbury
Timaru
DHB
South Canterbury
Phone
(03) 684 4688
Fax
(03) 688 5848
Email
View Email Address
Web
Visit Website
Personnel
Village Manager
Jesse Schell - 0800 155 155
Facility Manager
Michael Fitzgerald - 03 684 4688
Other services
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Description
Elloughton Gardens is a stately old house steeped in South Canterbury history. Originally built in 1893, the home is now a stunning Radius Care facility.

Elloughton Gardens is located in Marchwiell, a 10 minute drive North of Timaru. With sea views on one side and mountain views on the other, Elloughton Gardens is ideally situated in a rural environment.

A majority of the rest home rooms open out to their own patio, most have en suite toilets and some have full en suites.

Elloughton Gardens has 3 courtyards, with entertainment and BBQ areas.
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 4 Oct 2012
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care69
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Have both premium beds and standard rooms available for long term hospital care.
Availability for end of life care and palliative care
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 28 Feb 2017
Testimonials
To Rose and all the other Nurses, Carers and Support Staff - in short ALL the ANGELS at Elloughton whose loving care, dedication, and overall SUBLIME devotion to our Mother June, until her passing, can never be repaid.

Just to say heartfelt thanks for service above and beyond the call of dedication to Mum, but we the family too, was truly memorable.

Thank you for helping her passing so dignified and beautiful.

SIMPY THE BEST
With Sincere Thanks and Heartfelt Appreciation
In sincere gratitude
Arohanui
Updated: 25 Jan 2017
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 200 Yes We have a Clinical Nurse Manager (Registered Nurse) who leads a team of full time dedicated registered nurses. A registered nurse is in our facility 24 hours per day.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes We have healthcare assistants under the direct supervision of the registered nurse. Our HCA's either have or are working towards full Aged Care qualifications to support their practice and to provide the best care for your family member.
Physiotherapist Yes Active Health provides individual physiotherapy and a progress plan for those residents who require treatment. We have a dedicated HCA to continue the plan and run a walking bus to maintain independance and reduce the prevalence of falls.
Occupational Therapist Negotiable Can be accessed as needed.
Own Social Worker Negotiable Timaru hospital is able to assist us with any apsects.
Diversional Therapist 52 Yes We have two activities co-ordinator, together they provide individualised or group activities to support, stimulate, and encourage our residents to maintain their independence and cognition.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes Michelle our hairdresser attends the inhouse salon. She is available for bookings twice weekly but will make herself available to residents for special occasions.
Podiatrist Yes Our podiatrist is Central Podiatry. Nathan Dixon provides service to the facility bi-monthly and on demand.
Dietitian Yes Our dietician meets with all new residents and as health needs arise. Our meals are homely and cooked on site. All our menus are developed in conjunction with the dietician to ensure maximum nutrition and enjoyment.
Kaumatua Yes Peter Hopkinson visits the facility weekly and as required.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We encourage all individuals to maintain their community church links where possibe. In addition we hold regular weekly services at Elloughton Gardens, these are Catholic masses, Anglican church holds monthly service and also an all denominations service.
Updated: 25 Jan 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes All our nurses are trained in palliative care and pain management techniques to support the needs of individuals and their families requiring palliative care.
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes All out registered nurses are trained in the use and care of gastric feeding techniques.
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup No via GP or Timaru Public Hospital
Wound Care Yes All our registered nurses have specialist wound care training. We are also supported by the company wound care specialist.
Diabetic Care Yes Visits by primary care PHO nurse specialist and dietician advice.
Continence Advisor Yes Our specialist advisor is through our product supplier.
Infection Control Yes In house dedicatd nurse for infection control. Members of Bug Control and specialist link through medlab south.
Stomal Therapist No Via primary care PHO
Psychiatric Care No via Timaru Public Hospital
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Intensive physiotherapy available and specialist via Timaru Public Hospital
Tracheotomy Care No via Timaru Public Hospital
Dialysis No via Timaru Public Hospital
Spinal Injuries No via Timaru Public Hospital
Primary Rural Health Care No via Timaru Public Hospital
Gerontological Care Yes Timaru is well-serviced by a dedicated Gerontologist and supporting nurse assessors. All RN's hold post RN registration Gerontology qualifications
Clinical Manager Yes Our full time clinical nurse manager is Christine, she holds additional specialist qualifications in palliative care, pain management, infection control and Gerontology.
Psychiatrist Yes via Timaru Public Hospital
Updated: 7 Jun 2013
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We offer respite care which you can access through negotiation with your NASC provider.
Carer Support or other Short Stay Yes We offer carer support options of care for your family member again you can access this through negotiation with your NASC provider.
Advance bookings taken Yes
Subsidised service Yes
Updated: 8 Jun 2012
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes Individual palliative contracts are welcome, we support the whole family.
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes All RN and hospital level HCA's have palliative care training to suport residents and families holistically.
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes All of our rooms are sunny and spacious and have partial or full en suite facilities.
Rooms (Shared) No There are no shared rooms
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes We have one large room dedicated to a couple
Ensuite Yes The vast majority of rooms have full ensuite with shower as a wet room. All our rooms have ensuite toilet facilities.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage residents to personalise their rooms with their own furniture and belongings.
Alcohol Permitted Yes We have "happy hour" every Friday afternoon.
Pets In Residence Yes Currently we have 1 cat, 1 dog and 1 bird in residence.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Residents are able to install their own phone line.
Resident can adjust heating in own room No Our facility is controlled centrally by a computer and can be adjusted to suit the individual needs.
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes We have an active residents committee with monthly residents' meetings.
Family Committee Yes Family meetings are held annually and the clinical nurse and manager are available any time to discuss family needs.
Newsletter Yes Quarterly Radius company magazine the Orbiter and quarterly Elloughton Gardens newsletter are on display and available to take away.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have a central lounge for main events, a smaller lounge for board games, bridge club, dvd's and other activities for residents to select themselves. Also a third lounge which holds the library. Numerous outdoor courtyards are ideal.
Outings Yes A modern bus has been purchased for the enjoyment of our residents. This accepts wheel chairs.
Rural Setting Yes Spacious grounds (7 acres) overlooking farmland.
Smoking Permitted No Inside our facility is non smoking. There is a small outside areas designated for smoking.
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes Our excellent audit report can be viewed at Radius Elloughton Gardens on request at the front desk or via the Ministry of Health web site.
Updated: 7 Jun 2013
Interests & Activities
Stimulating and varied activities programme, including: art, BBQ, big print books, board games, bowls, bridge, canine friends, cards, care and craft, children visiting, Church services, classical music, concerts, Dancing, Email, Entertainers, Exercises, Games, Garden, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Mens group, Minibus, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Petanque, Pianist, Picnic facilities, Quizzes, Reading, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Sky TV on our wide-screen, Theatre, Videos
Updated: 7 Jun 2013
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals Our meals are nutritious and home-cooked to provide maximum enjoyment and nutritional value. Individual tastes are catered for and our dietician plans nutritional requirements for all new admissions
Staffing Details We have a generous quota of staff on board and are fortunate to have a committed, educated and caring team who enjoy supporting and encouraging our residents in their activities of daily living.
Associated Complexes As leaders in care, Radius currently owns 20 residential care facilities throughout New Zealand, and we enjoy the benefits of being associated with a dynamic and resident-centred philosophy of care.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please see management for individual details.
Updated: 7 Jun 2013
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes Services are provided by church volunteers.
Baptist Yes Services are provided by church volunteers.
Brethren Yes We have a number of residents who have close links with the local Brethren community.
Christian Yes The Roman Catholic church brings Holy Communion weekly to the Catholics in our facility.
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes We welcome all beliefs, and support individual values and inclusiveness in our special environment.
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes Services are provided by church volunteers.
Non denominational Yes Inter-denominational services are provided twice-yearly at special times - ie. Easter and Christmas - for all residents to enjoy.
Presbyterian Yes Services are provided by church volunteers.
Roman Catholic Yes
Updated: 16 Dec 2008
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.20 km across the road
Shops 0.20 km across the road
Mall 1.00 km Northtown Mall is a 2-minute drive away
Parks 2.00 km We have 7 acres of grounds, and there are a number of parks within a short drive.
Library 5.00 km The local library in town is a short distance away. We do have a library service on site.
Updated: 28 Jul 2009
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 22 Sep 2011

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