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Whitianga Continuing Care

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At a glance
Vacancy
Yes
Name
Whitianga Continuing Care
Category
Hospital Care
Address
6 Halligan Road
Whitianga
DHB
Waikato
Phone
(07) 866 5483
Fax
(07) 866 2425
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Kylie Hill - (07) 866 2157
Owner
Oceania Group
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Description
To be the leading provider of services for older New Zealanders with health and support needs, assisting them to reach their maximum potential and continue their relationships with family and community.

With stunning sea and harbour views including occasional glimpses of visiting dolphins and whales, this purpose built facility offers peace and tranquility that only living by the sea can provide. Come visit us to view our lovely facility.
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsSome Rooms
Updated: 19 Apr 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care24
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
Vacancy for long-term hospital level of care
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 24 Apr 2017
Testimonials
"To all the kind staff at Continuing Care for looking after me when I visited. I'll never forget the experience, it was good for my inner being, as I feel a lot better than when I arrived. Thank you for all the good deeds performed, following in the footsteps of Florence Nightingale. God Bless you all!"

"Thank you is only two words and they say alot, but thank you is not enough to say, for the 12 amazing years you all have on loving care for Mum. Thank you for being there through the tough times and happy, you all were there for me and without you all I may have given up, but then Mum never gave up. Thank you for all your understanding and wisdom."

"Thank you for your care and compassion, always treating our mother with the utmost respect so she could hold on to her dignity.
You made her stay in the hospital more like living at home with family. Thank you just doesn't cut it!"

"could not wish to be anywhere but here"

"I think I'm very well cared for and looked after"

"I feel so fortunate to be here - staff are great and there's always a happy atmsophere"
Updated: 19 Apr 2017
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse Yes 24 hours, seven days per week
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes We have a physio assistant on site daily. Local physiotherapist can visit as required.
Occupational Therapist Negotiable Available as required.
Own Social Worker Negotiable We access the services where appropriate of the WDHB Social Worker.
Diversional Therapist Yes See Activities Co-ordinator
Activities Co-ordinator 56 Yes Our activities program is staffed 7 days per week with something for everyone.
Hairdresser Yes Salon on site. Hairdresser in twice weekly.
Podiatrist Negotiable We have a podiatrist that visits regulary for resdients to access.
Dietitian Negotiable Oceania's dietian is available to consult and visits regulary.
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Weekly services held on site for residents by local churches. Pastors / Chaplains visit regulary and on request.
Other Personnel Negotiable
Updated: 19 Apr 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Palliative Care Contract Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Community Health Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Psychiatrist Yes Visits regularly
Updated: 4 Apr 2016
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes
Carer Support or other Short Stay Yes
Advance bookings taken Yes Please phone to enquire.
Subsidised service Yes
Updated: 19 Apr 2017
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes One. We also have rooms adjoining or adjacent to each other.
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes We have a facility cat, aviary with birds and a resident has a well trained & friendly dog.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Pets are welcome, please discuss with facility manager.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Residents Committee Yes Resident and family meetings are held bi-monthly
Family Committee Yes Resident and family meetings are held bi-monthly
Newsletter Yes Every second month.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes Frequently - Facility Van with wheelchair hoist
Rural Setting No We go one better by being situated directly opposite the beach!
Smokers Room No Smoking area outside.
Smoking Permitted Yes Non smoking environment but outside area available.
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 19 Apr 2017
Special Features
At Oceania, we believe looking after your happiness is just as important as looking after your health. This mean providing a wide range of different activities and outings, preparing good food for you to enjoy and offering fun and friendship.

We have a fantastic location with sea views and directly across from the beach.
Updated: 19 Apr 2017
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Art, Arthritis society, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Board games, Breakfast in bed, Care and Craft, Church, Concerts, Electric beds, Entertainers, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Exercises, Golden Girls Entertainment, Golf, Housie, Library, Mah Jong, Movies, Newspaper reading, Organ, Parties, Petanque, Quizzes, Religious services, Senior Citizens, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Gardening
Updated: 19 Apr 2017
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals Home cooked, nutritious food with tailored menus for those with speical dietary needs. Meals choices change regularly.
Staffing Details 24 hour Registered Nurse cover and trained care and support staff. 24 hour access to qualified emergency medical assistance.
Associated Complexes We are a part of the Oceania Group of care facilities.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please contact management for details on what fees do and do not cover.
Updated: 19 Apr 2017
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Cantonese Yes
Dutch Yes
English Yes
German Yes
Hindi Yes
Updated: 19 Apr 2017
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
(Other comments) Yes We hold some serivces on site and are able to take residents to special services if requested.
Updated: 19 Apr 2017
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport   Taxi Service Available
Shops 1.00 km
Parks 0.80 km We are across the road from the beach, you can hear and see the waves from our dining rooma and lounge. There is a park a short walk away.
Library 1.50 km Facility Vehicle also visits weekly.
Updated: 19 Apr 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 19 Apr 2017

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