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Shona McFarlane Retirement Village

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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Shona McFarlane Retirement Village
Category
Hospital Care
Address
66 Mabey Road
Avalon
Lower Hutt 5011
DHB
Hutt Valley
Phone
(04) 577 1090
Fax
(04) 567 3426
Email
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Web
Visit Website
Personnel
Manager
Tracey Sprott - (04) 577 1090
Owner
Ryman Healthcare - (03) 366 4069
Clinical Manager:
Dorien Preston
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Description
Named after the internationally acclaimed artist, writer and broadcaster, Shona McFarlane Retirement Village provides a full range of retirement lifestyle options along with the very best of resthome and hospital care from our friendly and caring staff.

ocated on the Mabey Road in Lower Hutt, the village encompasses views of the Western Hills, and enjoys easy access to the many parks and river walks along the beautiful Hutt River.

The village features the latest designs in retirement living including Independent Townhouses, Serviced Apartments and a Care Centre set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens.

The resort-style facilities include a hair salon, library, all-weather bowling green, gymnasium, dining room, bar, lounge and even and indoor heated swimming pool and spa! There is so much for residents to enjoy, along with many outings and events.

Living at Shona McFarlane Retirement Village isn't about slowing down, it's about having time to do so much more!

We welcome your call.
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care46
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
We welcome you to have a tour through our lovely hospital
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 30 Mar 2017
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes 24 hours, 7 days a week
Physiotherapist Yes
Occupational Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes We provide activities 7 days a week
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes
Accredited Visitors Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Other Personnel Yes
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes As above
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.
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Other Nursing Specialities Yes Our company has access to highly specialised nursing clinicans as required.
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Please feel welcome to contact Tracey Sprott the Village Manager to discuss your specific requirements at anytime.
Day Care Yes We offer private day care to residents, simply contact Tracey for further information.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes As above
Palliative Care Contract Yes As above
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 Tracey to ascertain the availability of these rooms.o
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 Tracey
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 Tracey 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 Tracey
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 Tracey 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: 8 Feb 2017
Interests & Activities
Shona McFarlane Retirement Village offers a complete range of activities and events in and around the village 7 days a week. We have dedicated staff committed to putting together a programme to the benefit of all of our residents. Please enquire for more information.
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals Shona McFarlane pride themselves on the wonderful array of meals and delights from the talented chefs and kitchen staff on site at the village.
Staffing Details Dedicated staff are on hand 24 hours per day, seven days a week.
Associated Complexes A member of the Ryman Healthcare Group
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please enquire for further information.
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Afrikaans Yes
Dutch Yes
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Nepali Yes
Samoan Yes
Shona Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
(Other comments) Yes We respect all denominations
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.00 km Across road from entrance
Shops 0.00 km Across road from entrance
Mall 2.00 km Queensgate Mall
Parks 0.00 km Avalon Park - next door
Library 2.00 km Beside town hall
Updated: 8 Feb 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 8 Feb 2017

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