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Ultimate Care Madison
Hospital Care
144 Queen Street West
Levin 5510
(06) 367 2305
(06) 367 2308
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Sonya Smith - (06) 367 2305
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Situated in a picturesque setting with a sunny, spacious private courtyard and a quiet friendly atmosphere is Ultimate Care Madison. Our small boutique retirement village has well-appointed one- and two-bedroom spacious villas. Double occupancy rooms are also available. Our central courtyard enjoys all day sun, and has a large aviary, and well manicured gardens.

For those looking for companionship we have beautiful communal lounges. We also offer great food and a dedicated dining area. Our purpose built facility includes a hospital should your care needs change.

Facility Manager Sonya Smith has been at Ultimate Care Madison for over 6 years and says, "We really do offer exceptional care, you’ll find the staff loyal and friendly. We tailor activities to meet our residents’ needs."

This facility has a specialist dedicated respite room with a waiting list

Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 12 Jan 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care26
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyNo
Impending vacancyNo
Updated: 24 Feb 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes There is a Registered Nurse on every shift
Enrolled Nurse Yes We have two enrolled nurses who work varied days and shifts
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes All our care staff have either completed the Ace training programme or are working towards an equivalent Career Force qualification. As you enter Madison you will see a honours board that records our staff's achievements
Physiotherapist Negotiable We are able to access a Physio if required
Occupational Therapist Negotiable
Own Social Worker Negotiable
Diversional Therapist Yes Our DT has been with us for over 10 years. Sandra runs a very comprehensive programme that caters for every level of care
Activities Co-ordinator Yes We have an assistant that comes and helps Sandra 1 day per week for specific outings
Hairdresser Yes Our salon is situated in Brooklyn wing. Our hairdresser is available Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons - bookings made with receptionist
Podiatrist Yes Our mobile podiatrist visits approximately every 6 weeks
Dietitian Yes We have a dietitian who oversees our 4 week cycle menu. She is also available for consultation over specific diets if required.
Accredited Visitors Yes The facility is visited by a number of allied services
Kaumatua Negotiable A Kaumatua is available on request
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have regular visiting from non denominational church groups and a church visitor
Updated: 12 Jan 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes Relationship with Arohanui Hospice
Oxygen Management Yes Long term oxygen concentrator available
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes Access as required
Infection Control Yes
Stomal Therapist Yes Access as required
Gerontological Care Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: 12 Jan 2017
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We have a specific respite room available. If Supportlinks have identified that respite is required, please ring or come in and talk with us. Process will be explained at time of visit
Advance bookings taken Yes
Subsidised service Yes
Updated: 13 Oct 2016
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes Our core business is Aged Care and if you are close to 65 we are more than happy to discuss your needs individually. Please feel free to call our manager.
Day Care Yes Our day care residents are encouraged to join in with the facility activities programme
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We are committed to providing palliative care under our palliative care contract. Our team are dedicated in this area of specialty working with local hospice.
Whanau Room Yes We have a private room available for meetings should you require one.
Rooms (Single) Yes Manhattan Wing rooms have a shared ensuite - situated between two rooms
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes We do have double rooms at the front of the facility that can accommodate a couple
Ensuite Yes Shared ensuites on Manhattan wing
May Bring Own Furniture Yes A bed, overtable and bedside cabinet are supplied in rooms. Residents are encouraged to bring in other belongings that makes the room feel more homely as long as the environment is clutter free - safety issue
Alcohol Permitted Yes We do have happy hours
Pets In Residence Yes We have a facility cat named Maddie. We welcome visits from other pets
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Whilst we cannot accommodate everyone's pet as much as we would love to, we are happy to accommodate any pets that would like to pop in for a visit.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes This is at resident cost. Price on application.
Wifi No We are working very hard to bring wi-fi to our residents and their families, we hope to have this in place in early 2017.
Resident can adjust heating in own room No The facility has gas under floor heating ensuring the facility is warm at all times.
Residents Committee Yes Two monthly resident meetings are held. Families are encouraged to attend. Date is displayed on wall beside the sign in register.
Family Committee No Families are welcome to meet with management/RNs at any time
Newsletter Yes Quarterly newsletters will be emailed to families, or available at reception.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Our organisation has a range of policies that staff are required to follow. We do have a management of challenging behaviour
Confused Residents Yes At times some of our residents may become confused. Our staff are trained to manage this.
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have two lounges (one that can be booked for birthdays, anniversaries etc) and a community hall. The Manhattan lounge has tea/coffee facilities for visitors.
Outings Yes Our Diversional Therapist runs a very robust activity programme which includes outings
Smokers Room Yes Designated outdoor area available
Smoking Permitted Yes In designated area only
Sprinklers Yes As part of the building code all of our facilities have a full sprinkler system in place.
Audit report available Yes Please check out the Ministry of Health website for our latest report
Updated: 24 Feb 2017
Special Features
We have a lovely courtyard in the middle of the facility that has a fish pond and an aviary for residents enjoyment. Sky TV in the Manhattan lounge for all the exciting sporting events.
Updated: 12 Jan 2017
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Advocate, Age Concern, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, , Companion Club, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Digital camera, Electric beds, Email, Entertainers, Exercises, Fax, Flower arranging, Games, , Garden, Golf, Happy Hour, Indoor Games, , Library, Lotto,Mobility Van, Music, Newspaper reading, Organ, Outings, Parties, Pastoral care, Pianist, Pool, Sing-a-longs, Shopping, Videos
Updated: 12 Jan 2017
Additional Information
Details re Meals We have a 4 week rotational menu. Menu is overseen by a Qualified Dietitian
Staffing Details The Madison has a Registered Nurse on 24 hours per day and all care givers have the National Certificate Support of the Older Person or are studying towards the equivalent Career Force qualification.
Associated Complexes We are a part of the Ultimate Care Group of care facilities.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include POA
Updated: 12 Jan 2017
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Filipino Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Samoan Yes
Updated: 12 Jan 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes Communion monthly
Inter denominational Yes Weekly Religious Studies
Methodist Yes
Roman Catholic Yes Communion weekly on a Sunday
Salvation Army Yes Regular visitors
Updated: 12 Jan 2017
Public Transport 0.30 km
Shops 0.50 km
Mall 0.50 km
Parks 0.30 km
Library 0.50 km
Updated: 12 Jan 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Retirement Village Accreditation (Expiry date) Yes Expiry 30 November 2018
RVA (Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand (Inc)) Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association Registered Retirement Village? Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. RVA (Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand (Inc))
Updated: 12 Jan 2017