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Woodhaugh Hospital Rest Home

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Vacancy
Yes
Name
Woodhaugh Hospital Rest Home
Category
Hospital Care
Address
1027 George Street
North Dunedin
Dunedin
DUNEDIN
Postal Address
9016
DHB
Southern (Otago)
Phone
(03) 479 9630
Fax
(03) 473 7570
Email
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Personnel
Manager
Irene Fraser - (03) 479 9630
Owner
Kiwi Family Otago
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Description
Woodhaugh is located in the historic area of Woodhaugh in Dunedin City in New Zealand's South Island. This Landmark 75 bed Rest Home also specialises in overnight boarding for patients from the Otago countryside coming to Dunedin City Hospital for day treatments or early morning admissions. As well as Rest Home level care there are a steady stream of respite residents who come for several days at a time to allow their home carers to have a break. The Facility manager is a Registered Nurse who has other Registered Nurses on Duty 7 days per week. All of our Facilities have well trained clinical, care and activities staff who provide for the physical and emotional needs of the residents. There are also fully equipped kitchens providing dietician approved meals and snacks to the residents and all kitchen staff have been trained by our Food Service Manager.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 12 Oct 2015
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care21
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
One whole wing is being renovated and upstairs area awaiting renovation. Reception area, 2 lounges, 22 rooms and toilet/ bathrooms have already been upgraded.
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 29 Jun 2017
Testimonials
Testimonials
I thought I would write and thank you for your company during our stay at Woodhaugh. It helped us a lot, during which to us, was a pretty traumatic time, and made our stay a lot easier than it could have been.
(Resident's at Woodhaugh)

Too all the staff past and present at Woodhaugh. Thank you for all the care, fun and entertainment you gave me. Best wishes to you all.
(Resident at Woodhaugh)

Thank you to all of the staff who helped our good friend "N" in his last weeks. Especially Barbara and Paul.
(Family member of resident at Woodhaugh)

My husband and I would like to thank you very much for our stay here. Everything has ran according to plan smoothly. It has taken a lot of stress off our shoulders. It has been very comfortable, and we coudln;t have choosen a better place. We would like to thank all your staff as well, a great bunch of girls. We would recommend the home to anybody looking for care.
(Resident's at Woodhaugh)

Please accept our grateful thanks for the kindness and support you gave 'M' while she was in your care. Also the lovely afternoon for her 86th birthday. it was much appreciated by all her families.
(Family of resident at Woodhaugh)
Updated: 28 Sep 2015
Personnel
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Nurse Practitioner Yes Our Manager works Monday to Friday, 8 hours each day.
Registered Nurse Yes We have Registered Nurses on site 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes We have caregiver's in the facility 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
Physiotherapist Negotiable We have physiotherapist available as required.
Occupational Therapist Negotiable We have an Occupational Therapist available as required.
Diversional Therapist Yes We have a Diversional Therapist on staff who is qualified and has experience with rest home care, hospital care and dementia care residents.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes We employ a qualified and experienced Activities team. Using our own van or a mobility van service, we take our residents out on regular trips. We have a range of visiting entertainers coming in, and our activities staff organize a range of activities.
Hairdresser Yes We have an outside Hairdresser that comes into the facility once a week.
Podiatrist Yes We have a Podiatrist that comes to the facility once a month.
Dietitian Negotiable We have a Food Services Manager that liaises with a dietician to provide our residents with a range of options for different dietary needs.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Negotiable We have all denominations of clergy available.
Other Personnel Yes We have an administrator on staff that is in the facility Monday to Friday and also have a pool of volunteers come in regularly.
Updated: 28 Sep 2015
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
IV Antibiotic Capability Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advisor Yes Work inline with the Continence Nurses based at Wakari Hospital
Infection Control Yes
Stomal Therapist Yes Work inline with the Stomal Nurses based at Wakari Hospital
Psychiatric Care Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Dialysis Yes Peritoneal Dialysis
Gerontological Care Yes
Urology Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Other Nursing Specialities Yes
Updated: 28 Sep 2015
Features
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Ensuite Yes Most rooms are ensuite
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Your room will be furnished with all your needs, however we are happy if you wish to bring all or some of your furniture. We encourage you to make your room as individual as you would like.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Personal telephone also available at residents own cost. See us for more information on this.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Residents Committee Yes Monthly resident meetings with Age Concern
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes We have a range of lounge and outdoor areas, so whether you want a bit of privacy or social interaction, there is a spot for you.
Outings Yes We have outings available as per our Diversional Therapists calendar.
Rural Setting Yes Adjacent to Woodhaugh Gardens
Smoking Permitted Yes We are a smokefree rest-home but provide outdoor areas undercover for those who do smoke.
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 28 Sep 2015
Special Features
Special Features
Our primary goal is to provide a" home" that also has all the clinical support required to care for the older person.

We are adjacent to Woodhaugh Gardens and near to the Botanic Gardens in North Dunedin. We are conveniently located being just 2kms from the City Centre and Dunedin Hospital with the Gardens Shopping Centre nearby.

Our home's layout allows us to offer five separate areas, each with its own lounge and dining area. This creates and feeling of homeliness, and allows residents more options. The overall size and scale of our home means that we can offer a large range of services including outings and activities.

This home was founded by the Brown family in 1982 and has a comfortable family atmosphere.

Recognising that our residents have increased medical needs we have 24/7 Registered Nurse cover. Our house Doctors visit two days per week and are immediately available to us from their nearby practice.

We would be pleased to welcome you and your family to visit us at a time that suits you.
Updated: 8 Jan 2015
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
We have an extensive Activity programme available that is co-ordinated by our qualified, experienced Diversional Therapist.

Regular activities include Newspaper readings, Quizzes, Housie, our own Library (with Big print books available), Cribbage, Crafts, Church Services, Visits and Concerts from Children from local schools and kindergartens, Entertainers and Indoor Games.

We also provide activities outside of the rest home, for example the Octagon Club, and have transport available for this.

We have an Age Concern Advocate that comes in for our regular residents meetings to where concerns from residents can be aired in a safe environment, free from judgement.

Personal Shopping is also available upon request.
Updated: 8 Jan 2015
Additional Information
Additional Information
TopicDetails
Details re Meals All residents are offered breakfast in bed each day. We provide regular meals including morning tea which consists of either loaf, muffins toasties etc. Afternoon teas consist of a selection of sandwiches and a cake and supper. Fruit is served with all meals and available on request. Residents can order alternative meals if they choose. Meals can be served in rooms if desired
Staffing Details Recognizing that our residents have increased medical needs we have 24/7 Registered Nurse cover. Our house Doctors visit two days per week and are available at short notice if needed. Physiotherapy and other medical related services are available as required. There are care staff on duty 24 hours a day. Our staff are available for support or assistance on request. Our night staff are available to help if sleep is a problem, even if it is for regular cups of tea and just a chat.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Please contact Management
Updated: 8 Jan 2015
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Updated: 8 Jan 2015
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Roman Catholic Yes Mass available on request
(Other comments) Yes Non denominational services held upon request Edit
Updated: 8 Jan 2015
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.01 km Bus stops just outside of our facility.
Shops 0.01 km Our local dairy, Willowbank Dairy, is situated in very close proximaty to our facility.
Mall 2.00 km We are just around the corner from the local Gardens Shopping Centre which has a bakery, bookshops, natural health services, chemist and a supermarket.
Parks 0.01 km We are lucky enough to be resided right beside Woodhaugh Gardens
Library 2.00 km We have a range of books available and also house a selection of books from the Public Library.
Updated: 8 Jan 2015
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
CareerForce
Updated: 1 Dec 2015

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