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Coldstream Lifecare & Village

At a glance
Vacancy
Yes
Name
Coldstream Lifecare & Village
Category
Rest Home
Address
71 Park Street
Ashburton
Ashburton 7700
Postal Address
Same as above
Region
Canterbury
Phone
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Email
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Web
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Facebook
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Personnel
Manager
Jill Morris-Ioane - 027 236 0931
Owner
Heritage Lifecare Group
Other services
Photos
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At Coldstream Lifecare & Village, you are at home with us.

We are a friendly, caring community. Become part of our Coldstream family and be cared for by our wonderful staff, whilst making new friends and learning new activities.

We have a range of levels of care, so if your health needs change, we can care for you now and into the future.

Part of the close-knit Ashburton community, Coldstream is set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens, and close to the Ashburton shopping centre.

At Heritage Lifecare, our homes reflect the residents who choose us, the local communities around us and the people that support and work for us. You are at home with us. Contact us today to talk through your needs.

Photos are representative of Heritage Lifecare.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Detail Status
Contract with Te Whatu Ora Yes
Certification Yes
ORA Applies No

Updated: 18 Jan 2024

Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 38
Vacancy Yes
We welcome Respite & Short-Term Care
Impending vacancy Yes - Respite & Short-Term Care
Short stay considered Yes
Premium Accommodation Charges Some Rooms from $6.00/day up to $20.00/day as at 29 May 2024
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 No

Updated: 13 Jun 2024

Personnel
Personnel
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes
Enrolled Nurse Yes
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes Available by referral.
Occupational Therapist Yes Available by referral.
Social Worker (on site) Yes Available by referral.
Diversional Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes Our qualified hairdresser is available 2 days per week. She provides cuts, colouring, perms and hair-sets on a regular and on demand basis. Residents are welcome to keep their own hairdresser and use our salon
Podiatrist Yes A podiatrist visits regularly.
Dietitian Negotiable Our menus are approved by Dieticians.
Accredited Visitors Yes
Kaumatua Negotiable We can arrange visits from local Kaumatua.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We can arrange visits from local religious groups.
Other Personnel Yes We have a wide range of personnel. Should you require services outside our home, we can assist.

Updated: 18 Jan 2024

Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes We have extensive experience dealing with oxygen management
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes We have extensive experience dealing with Gastronomy feeding
Bariatric (Care of the very overweight) Yes
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes
Wound Care Yes All our Registered nursing staff are trained in wound care. Access to specialist wound care advisor as needed
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy Yes
Tracheotomy Care Yes
Infection Control Yes Our RN has additional training in infection control
Clinical Management Yes Our Clinical Services Manager provides clinical oversight.

Updated: 18 Jan 2024

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 offer respite care to give carers a much-needed break, while at the same time providing residents with care and companionship.
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes

Updated: 18 Jan 2024

Features
Features
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes We encourage you to bring your furniture, to personalise your new home.
Single Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Talk to us about options.
Wifi Yes Available for residents.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
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
Whānau Room Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes

Updated: 18 Jan 2024

Special Features
Special Features
At Coldstream, our home reflects the residents who choose us, the local communities around us and the people that support and work for us. You are at home with us.

Situated in the beautiful Ashburton, Coldstream has magnificent landscaped and vegetable gardens, with a BBQ area and a courtyard for quiet and peaceful sitting and relaxing. We take pride in being warm and friendly and have become renowned for our cheerful atmosphere.

Updated: 18 Jan 2024

Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
We are committed to providing a meaningful and flexible range of activities and events to meet the abilities and interests of our residents, considering their individual needs and cultural beliefs.

When you make Coldstream your home, we conduct an assessment with you and your whānau to identify your individual interests and their physical, cultural, creative, intellectual and social needs. We then develop an individualised activities plan to meet your needs.

Updated: 18 Jan 2024

Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
Details about meals Our menus are all approved by a Dietician.
Visitor information We welcome visitors into our home.
Internet access Free WiFi for residents and guests is available in the home.
Associated Complexes Coldstream Lifecare & Village is part of the Heritage Lifecare group of care homes and villages across the country, from Invercargill to Whangarei. We have over 2,500 beds national wide and 500 independent living units.

Updated: 18 Jan 2024

Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Māori - Te Reo Yes
Other Information Yes We welcome all cultures and have a wide range of different languages spoken. We are also able to assist with translation services. Talk to us about your language needs.

Updated: 18 Jan 2024

Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
(Other comments) Yes We welcome all religions and have access to local religious groups and services. Talk to us about your needs.

Updated: 18 Jan 2024

Ethnic Diets
Ethnic Diets
Ethnic Diet Status Details
Other Yes We welcome all cultures and have Dieticians who develop our menus. Talk to us about your needs.

Updated: 18 Jan 2024

Distances
Distances
Location Distance Details
Public Transport Ashburton does not have a public transport system, however, taxis are readily available.
Shops 0.50 Km New World Supermarket is 500 metres away with Ashburton's main shopping centre a five minute walk.
Mall 0.50 Km There is no mall in Ashburton
Parks 0.50 Km The Ashburton Domain has the most beautiful gardens, with an avery, rose gardens and bowling club. Cricket, hocket and tennis are played within the domain.
Library 0.50 Km Ashburton Public library is within walking distance.

Updated: 18 Jan 2024

Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Other details Yes We provide monthly education sessions for all staff
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)

Updated: 18 Jan 2024


The Ministry of Health conducts regular audits of Residential Care Facilities. They can be found HERE.