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Takanini Rest Home

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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Takanini Rest Home
Category
Hospital Care
Address
9-11 Taka St
Takanini
South Auckland
Auckland
DHB
Counties Manukau
Phone
(09) 298 1352
Fax
(09) 299 6619
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Yvonne Kleyn - 021 223 7493
Owner
Oceania Healthcare - 0800 333 688
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Description
We assist all residents to live as independant as possible. We believe in teamwork with family and friends. TLC is part of staff training.
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 13 May 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care48
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyNo
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 29 May 2017
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 228 Yes Care is overseen by R/N Clinical Cordinator, there is also a Registered Nurse on each shift
Physiotherapist 8 Yes on site x 2 days a week with full time on site Physiotherapy assistant.
Occupational Therapist Negotiable By arrangement with R/N
Own Social Worker No Work closely with community social workers
Diversional Therapist 65 Yes 3 therapists
Hairdresser Yes on site 2x weekly
Podiatrist Yes contracted Podiatrist calls every 6 weeks
Dietitian Yes by negotiation for special diets and authorises 4 weekly summer and winter menus
Kaumatua Yes via Papakura MARAE
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Interdenominational services are held each week. Anglican and RC ministers call every 2 weeks for communication.
Other Personnel Yes Kitchen, cleaning and Laundry staff.
Updated: 15 May 2017
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
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes via Clinical Manager /R/N & USL
Infection Control Yes VIA Clinical Manager
Stomal Therapist No Available from community if nessasary
Psychiatric Care No consult with Counties Manukau
Specialised Dementia Care Yes
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Other Nursing Specialities Yes Nursing education Intensive care experience
Psychologist No Working with DHB
Psychiatrist No Working with DHB
Updated: 15 May 2017
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes Subject to bed availability
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 15 May 2017
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes Via GP services - POAC
Whanau Room Yes Small lounge room is available for use by residents and their families
Rooms (Single) Yes All rooms are single
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes 1 room
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes Clinical Coordinator will assess - may depend on medical diagnosis
Pets In Residence Yes Bird and a cat
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes only in rare circumstances and depending on what pet
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Residents Committee Yes Held every two months
Family Committee Yes Have had information evenings for relatives.Monthly meeting schedule with relatives.
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes main lounge plus 2 small ones in resthome
Outings Yes every week via site van plus other special trips once or twice month - coffee/cafe trips, special functions
Smokers Room No covered area by Laundry room
Smoking Permitted Yes Only outside under supervision.
Sprinklers Yes
Updated: 15 May 2017
Special Features
We create a family environment and believe that TLC is mostly what our residents need.
Updated: 15 May 2017
Interests & Activities
Our 2 Activities staff members provide residents with a wide range of activities, all chosen with the needs of the residents in mind. When possible, activities are also relevant to what is happening in the world and our locality.
Our facility specialises in decorating with an emphasis on current events, such as Anzac Day; Easter, Queen’s Birthday; Mother and Fathers day, Matariki.

We have lovely entertainers that would get your toes tapping and singing. We create an environment of having fun, families are welcome to join in.
Updated: 15 May 2017
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals All our meals are cooked on site
Staffing Details We have separate Household staff from Care staff
Associated Complexes We are part of the Oceania Group.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Hairdresser fee not included
Updated: 15 May 2017
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Afrikaans Yes
Chinese Yes
Chinese dialect Yes
Cook Island Yes
Croatian Yes
Dutch Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
German Yes
Indonesian Yes
Korean Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Samoan Yes
Shona Yes
Swahili Yes
Tagalog Yes
Tokelauan Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 15 May 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes communion every fortnight
Inter denominational Yes service once a week
Roman Catholic Yes communion once every 2 weeks
(Other comments) Yes We support residents to exercise their own Religious Affiliations and accept the differences.
Updated: 15 May 2017
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport   100 metres to Great South Rd - taxi stand and bus & 300 METRES to Train station
Shops 3.00 km to 2 shopping centres - Papakura Township and Takanini Southgate Shopping Centre
Mall 10.00 km Manukau Westfield Mall and South Mall, Manurewa
Parks 5.00 km Botanic Gardens - Hill Rd Manuwera
Library 3.00 km 2 Libraries - Papakura and Manuwera Mobile library service calls every fortnight
Updated: 15 May 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
ISO (International Organization for Standardization) Yes via BVQI
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes via Training provider - WELLCARE who have sessions 3 hrs every week for Caregivers
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) Yes
Other details No Training done inhouse with Career pathways.
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 15 May 2017

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