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Clutha Views Lifecare & Village
Respite / short term care
64 Essex Street
Balclutha 9230
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Same as above
Southern (Otago)
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Judith McMillan
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Make your home at Clutha Views Lifecare

When it comes to everyday life, Clutha Views makes it easy with village, rest home, hospital, day care, respite and dementia care. The well-appointed rooms all look out onto sheltered courtyards or landscaped gardens and come complete with a 24-hour call system, WiFi and ensuites.

Part of the close-knit Balclutha community, Clutha Views is set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens, just a hop, skip and jump from the Balclutha shopping centre, where you’ll find all the essentials including a bank and pharmacy.

We offer everything from hairdressing to speech therapy, physiotherapy and SKY TV. We have a range of recreational activities including happy hour, board games, gardening, crafts and indoor bowls. Our facility van is also always on hand for outings.
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
Staffing qualifications and details Clutha Views has qualified registered nurses and enrolled nurses on staff with competent enthusiastic Careerforce trained caregivers. The housekeeping and kitchen staff provide an excellent service to the facility.
Details about meals Clutha Views provides nourishing home cooked meals and home baked scones/ muffins for morning tea with biscuits and cake for afternoon tea.
Associated Complexes Clutha Views is part of the Heritage Lifecare Ltd Group of aged care facilities.
Updated: 19 Mar 2019
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Rooms are fully furnished, and we encourage residents to personalise their own space, including a favourite chair, family photos, etc.
Single Rooms Yes Rooms are equipped with a personal heater, spacious showers, and Freeview TV access.
Alcohol Permitted Yes With consultation with the GP and senior nurse.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Wifi Yes Available for residents.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Communal lounges are equipped with comfortable seating, piano, and televisions with DVD players. The area is large enough for residents to run meetings, invite guest speakers and partake in a variety of organised functions.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes A no discrimination policy is in place to provide a friendly and caring space for residents.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes You may qualify for Primary Options For Acute Care Funding. Ask your GP for details.
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes It is our privilege to care for people nearing the end of their life. We work closely with GPs and Hospice to provide this care.
Palliative Care Contract Yes Individual funding may be available. Ask your GP or the hospital for more details.
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes It is possible for people to join us during the day and return home at night. We encourage families to help us care for their family member.
Outings Yes As part of the activities programme, regular trips are provided to the local community. These can include shopping, sightseeing and picnics.
Whanau Room Yes With a family kitchenette.
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee No We hold regular Residents meeting every month.
Family Committee No Family are invited to the resident's meetings which are held monthly. Facility Manager has an open door policy.
Newsletter Yes Clutha Views has a Newsletter that comes out every June and December.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Our staff are trained to recognise and manage a range of behaviours that residents may have.
Confused Residents Yes Our staff are trained to recognise and manage a range of behaviours that residents may have. This may include residents who become confused.
Rural Setting Yes Clutha Views has a beautiful panoramic outlook over the Balclutha township, Kaka Point and the Clinton hills.
Smoking Permitted Yes Smoking permitted in the designated (outdoor) area.
Semi-Secure Yes
Updated: 19 Mar 2019
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 We welcome all enquiries.
Carer Support Yes We offer short stay, Carer support and day care. Please phone and we can discuss your needs and support you in caring for your family member.
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 19 Mar 2019
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Dutch Yes
English Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Filipino Yes
Hindi Yes
Interpreter Yes Clutha Views can access an interpreter when required.
Malayalam Yes
Tamil Yes
Updated: 19 Mar 2019