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Atawhai Assisi Home and Hospital

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Atawhai Assisi Home and Hospital
Respite / short term care
158 Matangi Road
Hamilton 3284
Postal Address
158 Matangi Road
RD 4
Hamilton 3284
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Versie Gareza - (07) 856 3019
Tamahere Eventide Home Trust - (07) 856 5162
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David McGeorge - (07) 859 1581
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Mission statement:
"To provide a quality caring service for older people, in a Christian environment."
Our Services Offering Respite / Short Stay
Level of Care Vacancy Care Suites Vacancy
Rest Home Yes View Details
Hospital Soon View Details
Updated: 24 May 2024
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not An information pack is available on request
Staffing qualifications and details The Resthome has nursing cover for morning and evening shifts with night shift covered by our hospital nurses. The Hospital has 24 hour / 7 day a week nursing cover who are available to assist Resthome staff in emergencies. Caregiver ratio's are based on care levels.
Details about meals Main meal served at lunch time. Dietician approved menu.
Associated Complexes Tamahere Eventide, 621 SH 1, Hamilton
Updated: 3 Feb 2023
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes This can be discussed prior to admission. All furniture must ensure resident safety & mobility around the room.
Single Rooms Yes all rooms are single
Alcohol Permitted Yes Please discuss with Clinical Nurse Leader.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet No Our building layout is not suitable to individual pets.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes All rooms have a phone provided
Wifi Yes Residents and families are able to access our Wifi network
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Some adjustment, although the heating is thermostatically controlled
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes On a case by case basis and with DSL approval.
Lounges/seating areas Yes There are a number of lounges through the facility for both large and small gatherings.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Female residents only No Both male & female residents welcome.
Male residents only No Both male & female residents welcome.
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Our staff are trained in Palliative Care, and liaise closely with Hospice.
Palliative Care Contract Yes Palliative Care funding is available following assessment via the palliative care team and Disability Support Link.
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes Monday to Friday, 10am to 3pm. Transport available for pick up and drop off. Referral via DSL.
Outings Yes Outing are organised on a regular basis with our Diversional Therapist. We have our own van.
Whānau Room Yes
Māori Kaupapa Yes Not on site, however happy to work closely with whanau to ensure cultural needs are met.
Residents Committee Yes A monthly Resident Meeting is held, this is open for all Residents to attend, chaired by our Chaplain who is supported by a DT
Family Committee No We keep in regular contact with families and the management team are happy to be contacted for any issues
Newsletter No Families are invited to participate in an annual familiy satisfaction survey.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Policy in place.
Confused Residents Yes Depends on the level and type of confusion. We do not provide secure dementia care.
Rural Setting Yes Assisi is situated on the outskirts of Hamilton.
Smokers Room No We are a smoke free facility for all staff, residents, visitors and trades.
Smoking Permitted No We are a smoke free facility for all staff, residents, visitors and trades.
Semi-Secure No While we have gates on our driveways we are unable to provide secure facilites for those who tend to wander.
Updated: 3 Feb 2023
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay Status Details
Respite Yes 1 designated respite bed at Rest Home level. Advanced bookings welcome.
Carer Support Yes Carer support must be approved by DSL.
Other Short Stay Programme Yes Atawhai Assisi runs a Day Programme Monday - Friday, 10am - 3pm. Referral to the Day Programme is via DSL. Transport available for pick up and drop off.
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 3 Feb 2023
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Afrikaans Yes
Chinese Yes 1 Chinese nurse
Cook Island Maori Yes
Dutch Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Indonesian Yes
Interpreter Yes Services available externally. There may be an associated cost with this service.
Māori - Te Reo Yes
Samoan Yes
Tongan Yes
Other Information Yes We are happy to support any culture with entry into our facility.
Updated: 3 Feb 2023