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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Radius Matua
Category
Hospital Care
Address
124 Levers Rd
Matua
Tauranga
DHB
Bay of Plenty
Phone
(07) 576 2802
Email
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Personnel
Manager
Craig Shipton - 07 576 2802
Owner
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Description
Radius Matua is a modern bed rest home, hospital and dementia care facility that provides round the clock care for those who can no longer manage safely on their own.
We put the diverse care needs of our residents first. Our staff provide individualised care, that allows all our residents to live with dignity and as independently as possible.
Our park-like gardens and sheltered court yards provide a tranquile place to relax and spend time.
All the rooms of our residential care facility have their own individual attached ensuite.

We provide: - On site registered nurses 24 hours a day.
- Qualified staff on duty 24 hours a day.
- Breakfast and snacks served in individual rooms; other meals served in the communal dining room.
- Emergency call bells in all bedrooms.
- On site weekly church service.
- Access to specialist services in the hospital includes physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dietician and podiatry
- A full activities programme.
- Tasty nutritious meals; special and vegetarian meals are available if required.
- Flexible visiting hours.
The majority of the rooms are single, with a few double rooms for married couples or those who prefer the company.
All residents rooms are temperature controlled, and equipped with a telephone outlet and television points.
The hospital’s interior is designed to create a warm and comfortable atmosphere. Rest home lounges flow onto central courtyards "bringing the outdoors in".
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 10 May 2012
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care64
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyNo
Our hospital rooms are all single, spacious and many have attached ensuite bathrooms.Please call Raewyn for availability.
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 24 Mar 2017
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes 24 hour registered nurse cover.
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes We have the services of a partime registered physiotherapist contracted to Radius Matua
Occupational Therapist Yes We have the services of a part time occupational therapist contracted to Radius Matua who assesses all long term clients on admission and as required.
Own Social Worker Negotiable Available upon request.
Diversional Therapist Yes An Activities team deliver a stimulating and varied activity programme working closely with the Allied Health team and nursing staff.
Hairdresser Yes We have our own resident hairdresser (men's & ladies)who operates from Radius Matua's hairdressing salon Monday to Friday.
Podiatrist Yes We have the services of Matua Foot Clinic Podiatry contracted to Radius Matua who visit six weekly. A fee is payable for this service unless prescribed by the doctor (e.g. diabetics)
Dietitian Yes Food Solutions provide dietary services. Our food menus are audited by the registered dietitian bi annually or as required to ensure that our clients individual dietary requirements are met.
Kaumatua Yes Available by referral to Huria Marae. Huria Kaumatua provide inservice and policy support to Radius Matua.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Chaplaincy services are available following consultation with staff.
Other Personnel Yes
Updated: 16 Jul 2013
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes By referral.
Wound Care Yes Staff training in wound care management is ongoing. Up to date techniques are used to promote healing.
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes Information and training provided by external trainer. Resident's are assessed as required for continence training and product use. We aim to promote independence and dignity.
Infection Control Yes Our infection control nurses work closely with our quality committee and promote staff education to ensure best practise in infection control.
Stomal Therapist Yes Available through the Bay of Plenty District Health Board stoma nurse who provides staff training in stoma cares.
Psychiatric Care No By referral.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Service is provided by our own physiotherapy and occupational therapy team to promote independence for those who have suffered a stroke.
Tracheotomy Care Yes
Specialised Dementia Care Yes We have a purpose built specialised 18 bed dementia unit.
Gerontological Care Yes
Urology No By referral.
Clinical Manager Yes We have two Clinical Managers one who oversees the Resthome and Dementia Unit, and the other oversees the Hospital.
Other Nursing Specialities Yes ACE trained care assistants. Dementia care. Palliative care.
Anthroposophical Care No This holistic form of care can be sought if appropriate.
Psychologist No By referral.
Psychiatrist No By referral.
Other Post Graduate Specialities Yes Palliative care.
Updated: 16 Jul 2013
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Palliative care is provided by our very experienced nurses in our hospital.
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes Our hospital rooms are all single, spacious and many have attached en suite bathrooms.
Rooms (Shared) No We have no shared accomodation.
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes Couples can have single rooms close to each other.
Ensuite Yes Many of our rooms have en suites and some have shared en suites
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage residents to bring their own furniture and special possessions to personalise their room.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes We have two cats, goldfish, bird aviary and three turtles in our specially designed enclosure.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet No Family and friends are permitted to bring pets into visit.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Private phone numbers are available. The contract is directly with Telecom.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes One wing of the hospital has underfloor heating. All other rooms and corridors in the hospital have thermostatically controlled wall mounted heaters.
Residents Committee No Residents meetings are held quarterly with all the management team and family members are welcome to attend.
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Policy and regular staff training.
Confused Residents Yes We pride ourselves with the understanding and the care we give for those with dementia related disorders.
Lounges/seating areas Yes Internal atrium in the hospital, TV lounges and quiet lounges.
Outings Yes Outings are arranged by our Activities team to a variety of locations on a regular basis. Our purpose built van has a wheelchair hoist.
Smokers Room No No smoking is permitted inside the building.
Smoking Permitted Yes We have designated outdoor areas for smoking.
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 16 Jul 2013
Interests & Activities
Activity programme - our diverse programme includes - Art, Board games, Bowls, Cards, Care and Craft, Church services, , Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Entertainers, Entertainment, Gardening, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Newspaper reading, Shopping, Movie time.

We have exercise classes which are run two times a week by our activity team who have a broad knowledge of rehabilitation - two classes (Sit & Be Fit and Too Fit to Sit). These classes are very popular and lots of fun.

Shopping trips and van outings are popular in our comfortable, purpose built van with wheelchair hoist.

Inner court yards and raised gardens are pleasurable for those who enjoy pottering in the garden and being outdoors.
Updated: 16 Jul 2013
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals All meals are prepared on site seven days a week. Breakfast, hot meal midday, teatime meal, morning and afternoon tea and supper are provided.
Staffing Details Our facility is staffed with registered nurses, enrolled nurses, and experienced care assistants. We have registered nurses on 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.
Associated Complexes Radius Care is a New Zealand owned and operated company that specialises in delivering the very best levels of rest home and private hospital care for our elderly population and our young disabled who require special care.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Details of our fees and services are available on request. Fees do not include personal toiletries, haircuts, podiatry, personal newspaper, Sky TV and personal telephone.
Updated: 16 Jul 2013
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Dutch Yes We have Dutch staff.
English Yes
Filipino Yes We have Filipino nurses and care assistants.
Maori - Te Reo Yes We have Maori staff.
Updated: 6 Jul 2011
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Inter denominational Yes Radius Matua is interdenominational - services are taken by Anglican, Catholic, Presbyterian, and Baptist church members. Radius Matua recognises the spiritual beliefs for all, regardless of religious beliefs.
Updated: 16 Jul 2013
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.50 km We are on the Bay Hopper bus route which departs regularly from Levers Road.
Shops 1.50 km Cherrywood shopping centre.
Mall 6.00 km Tauranga City shopping centre and malls.
Parks 0.50 km Fergusson Park is 5mins drive away.
Library 6.00 km Tauranga City Public library.
Updated: 7 Jul 2011
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 16 Jul 2013

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