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Radius St Joans Care Centre - Hospital Wing

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At a glance
Vacancy
Yes
Name
Radius St Joans Care Centre
Category
Hospital Care
Address
371 Peachgrove Road
Fairfield
East
Hamilton
DHB
Waikato
Phone
(07) 855 5701
Fax
(07) 855 7896
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Mrs Corrie Bronkhorst - 07 855 5701
Owner
Radius Care Ltd
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Description
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.

Our vision for Radius is to deliver “good old fashioned Kiwi values and standards” back into the aged care sector and this is a commitment shared by our strong nationwide network of 20 facilities. Each of these facilities share a responsibility to provide the best levels of professional nursing care, which is delivered by our staff to over 1400 residents.

So when the time comes to choose a care facility for yourself or a loved one, call any one of our managers to talk about your circumstances or just drop in for a chat. They will be more than happy to answer any questions you have, and will show you around any one of our facilities.

Radius St Joans is located in the Hamilton residential suburb of Fairfield just 5 minutes walk from town, it provides care for the elderly and young disabled.

Set on three and a half acres of beautiful park like surroundings, St Joans integrates rest home and private hospital with palliative, respite and some young disabled care.
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 17 Nov 2014
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care64
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Mostly all large bedrooms, some with semi-en suites. Residents are encouraged to personalise their rooms
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 21 Apr 2017
Testimonials
Please look at our website at www.radiuscare.net.nz.
Updated: 17 Nov 2014
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Nurse Practitioner No Currently we are working with a Nurse specialist weekly, residents are referred to her by our Clinical team.
Registered Nurse Yes Registered nurses available 24 hours per day.
Enrolled Nurse Yes As per our roster
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes Health care assistants are there to assist with all personal care needs.
Physiotherapist Yes Each resident is assessed by the Physiotherapist on admission and in conjunction with the the Physio-assistant continues with individualised programs 5 days per week. We also promote Thai Chi to all residents as part of our wellness program.
Occupational Therapist Negotiable Residents can be referred to an occupational therapist via our GP service or privately.The cost of the private service is paid by the resident.
Own Social Worker Negotiable Residents could be referred to this specialised service via our GP services.
Diversional Therapist Yes Residents could be referred to this service via our GP services
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Every week our team tailors a program to incorporate all the residents. Residents can choose to participate as much or as little as they choose. We encourage family members to remain involve and will often invite them on outings or special occasions.
Hairdresser Yes Hairdressing services are available on request of the resident or family. Our current hairdresser is on site three days per week. Appointments can be made at reception.
Podiatrist Yes A community podiatrist visit the facility every 6 weeks. Appointments can be made via the nursing staff.
Dietitian Yes Residents that presents with weight loss is referred to a dietician. The dietician would visit them on site for an assessment and develop a plan according to the needs of the resident.
Accredited Visitors Yes We are actively involved with the Stroke Foundation, The Federated Women's institute and the RSA.
Kaumatua Yes WE have a Kaumatua that advises us on specific needs of all Maori clients and he is available to meet with families and residents.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have a inter-denominational Chaplain available on Mondays and Thursdays. The role of the chaplain is to support all residents and their families with any spiritual needs.
Other Personnel Yes The Manager and the Clinical Nurse manager and the available 40 hours per week.
Updated: 17 Nov 2014
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Palliative Care Contract Yes Radius St Joans has a very close relationship with the Palliative care team. Palliative care is offered to all age groups and family members has the opportunity to stay with their loved one over night by arrangement.
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes Residents that requires special dietary management is also welcome.
IV Antibiotic Capability No If a short course of IV therapy is required, it could be arranged with the GP services or Anglesea Clinic.
Oxygen Management Yes Registered nurses can administer Oxygen on prescription and in emergency situation. They complete an annual competency assessment.
Surgical Followup Yes Residents are often send back to our care earlier than expected as we actively promote independence and Residents could access the Physio team for rehabilitation
Wound Care Yes St Joans has access to the wound specialist team from Waikato Hospital.
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes Residents could be referred to the continence nurse specialist team if required.
Infection Control Yes We have a dedicated Infection control coordinator
Stomal Therapist Yes
Psychiatric Care No Residents could be referred via our GP services to either Adult mental health services or Mental health services for the older person. The psychiatryteams usually visit residents on site.
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Tracheotomy Care Yes
Dialysis Yes Our staff is capable of continuing with home dialysis or coordinating community dialysis to Waikato Hospital.
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes The Clinical manager is available 40 hours per week and shares the on call with the Facility manager.
Psychologist No Residents could be referred to these services via our GP services. If this is a private arrangement the cost will be referred to the resident.
Updated: 21 Jan 2014
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We offer both hospital and rest home respite. Several of our Respite clients return for more Respite and subsequently long term care.
Carer Support or other Short Stay Yes We can provide carer support in both hospital and rest home care. Waikato hospital does refer clients for convalescent care as well.
Advance bookings taken Yes
Subsidised service Yes
Private paying service Yes
Updated: 21 Jan 2014
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes We provide care to several residents that is under 65. They attend outings together and we encourage community and family involvement.
Day Care Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes We accept residents from private GP practises for short term rehabilitation.
Palliative Care Contract Yes St Joans works in conjunction with Hospice and Palliative services to ensure residents are kept comfortable and pain free. Family members are encourage to remain involved with cares and they could stay overnight by arrangement.
Whanau Room Yes We have several lounge areas and a dedicated visitor lounge for family/ Whanau
Rooms (Single) Yes 39 Hospital level care rooms are single rooms and some does have a semi-en-suite.
Rooms (Shared) Yes Two bed rooms are also available.
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes
Ensuite Yes Our en-suites have a toilet and vanity in plus an extra storage unit. They can accommodate a full sling hoist to assist residents with toileting.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage residents to bring their own furniture and to personalise their bedrooms. We do have to ensure that the bed is suitable to deliver appropriate care.
Alcohol Permitted Yes Residents can have some alcohol in their rooms. we also have Happy hour as part of our activity program.
Pets In Residence Yes Although the facility does have cats, we encourage families to bring pets in to visit.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Every room is fixed with a hot water radiator and this could be adjusted to suite the resident. Lounge temperatures are controlled via a heat pump or radiators.
Maori Kaupapa Yes We do have a Cultural advisor to assist us with the delivery of safe cultural care. We also have a specific Maori Health care plan for all our Maori residents.
Residents Committee Yes Resident committee meeting is held bi monthly and all residents and family members are invited to attend
Family Committee No Family meeting are arranged as the need arises.
Newsletter Yes Radius care and the home does publish a quarterly news letter. This is send out to all residents and their families.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes We also have access to Mental Health for the older person to assist with this area. We also encourage our Nursing staff to complete the ACE program.
Lounges/seating areas Yes The facility does have 3 communal lounge areas and 1 private lounge for family/whanau
Outings Yes Outings are schedules as part of our activities program. Residents can choose to go along. Some of the outings does have a cost attached to them.
Smoking Permitted Yes We do have a dedicated smoking area for residents only.
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes Via the Ministry of Health website
Updated: 21 Jan 2014
Special Features
The facility has been operational since 1953 and is one of the first rest homes built in Hamilton. The home has a warm, friendly environment. The home is situated on 3acres with open gardens and mobility access to most areas. It is a home away from home.
The home is close to Five Cross Roads and Chartwell. We on the Orbitor bus route.
Updated: 21 Jan 2014
Interests & Activities
Music, choirs, church groups, schools, stroke group, indoor bowls, mobile library, arts for health, newspaper reading, chair exercises, gardening, foot spas, hand and foot massage, shopping, aromatherapy, happy hour, music programmes, cards, 500, bingo.
Updated: 14 Dec 2008
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals Cooked on site. Main meal at lunch time. Nice, home cooked meals. Home baking for morning and afternoon teas.
Staffing Details Registered nurses on site at all times. Manager and nurse co-ordinator on call. Two doctors, one on call 24 hours a day.
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 See the manager for details.
Updated: 11 Jun 2013
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Afrikaans Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Niuean Yes
Rarotongan Yes
Samoan Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 14 Dec 2008
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Non denominational Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Salvation Army Yes
Updated: 14 Dec 2008
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.25 km
Shops 0.20 km
Mall 2.00 km
Parks 1.00 km
Library 2.00 km Books on site. Delivered.
Updated: 19 Mar 2013
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 14 Dec 2008

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