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Elmswood Retirement Village (Rest Home)

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Vacancy
Yes
Care Suite Vacancy
Yes
Name
Elmswood Retirement Village (Rest Home)
Category
Rest Home
Address
131 Wairakei Rd
Bryndwr
Christchurch 8053
Region
Canterbury
Phone
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Email
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Personnel
Manager
Julie Currey - 03 351 0974
Owner
Elmswood Court Lifecare Ltd
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"Constantly striving for excellence and positive aging".
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with Te Whatu OraYes
CertificationYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 31 Mar 2022
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 54
Vacancy Yes
Our Rest Home has a large main lounge for activities and entertainment as well as many intimate sitting areas dispersed around the facility, offering residents an alternative place to sit and enjoy their surroundings, have a quiet chat and enjoy our lovely gardens
Impending vacancy Yes
Short stay considered No
Premium Accommodation Charges Yes from $0.00/day up to $15.00/day as at 24 Jan 2024
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Extra admission requirements due to COVID-19 Yes
Updated: 24 May 2024
Care Suite Bed and Vacancy Details
Care Suite Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 31
Care Suite Vacancy Yes
Care Suite Impending vacancy Yes
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 24 May 2024
Personnel
Personnel
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes 24 hours experienced Registered Nurses coverage
Enrolled Nurse Yes 24 hours experienced Registered Nurses coverage
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist Yes We have contracted physio services
Occupational Therapist Yes Can access one if required.
Diversional Therapist Yes Our Diversional Therapist team works to a diverse programme.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Hairdresser Yes We have a salon on site
Podiatrist Yes Regular visits and when required
Dietitian Yes Dietitian approved menu and reviewed regularly with our Chef
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Various Church involvement and services
Other Personnel Yes Outside agencies can be accessed at any stage to meet requirements.
Updated: 31 Mar 2022
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care Yes The Registered Nurse has experience and up to date knowledge about wound care.
Diabetic Care Yes This would be arranged acording to resident's requirements.
Continence Advice Yes This would be arranged according to resident's requirements.
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Management Yes Registered Nurse, Magnolia Paraiso is dedicated to the care of our residents
Updated: 31 Mar 2022
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
Carer Support Yes
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes
Updated: 31 Mar 2022
Features
Features
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Resident's are encouraged to make the room their own.
Single Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes Many areas to relax and enjoy the garden views.
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes
Outings Yes
Whānau Room Yes Families of residents are encouraged to visit. There are many private areas to suit this purpose at Elmswood.
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes Residents with challenging behaviour can be catered for, until they become inappropriate for Elmswood.
Confused Residents Yes
Smoking Permitted No The objective at Elmswood is to create a smoke free environment.
Semi-Secure Yes
Updated: 31 Mar 2022
Special Features
Special Features
Vege garden area for residents. Security system and patrols.
Extensive multi-award winning gardens. Best location in Ch-Ch.
Updated: 31 Mar 2022
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Casual groups for cards, interdenominational church services twice a month, email and internet available, extensive daily entertainment programme, exercises twice weekly, rose garden and vege garden,
weekly house sports, (indoor games), own library and public library visits, diets catered for, dinner drinks (happy hour), movies, two pianos , stereo systems, (music) daily newspaper reading, quizzes, mobile village shop and weekly shopping trips, sky TV, videos, monthly programme of outings, Movies, Activity programme, Entertainment
Updated: 31 Mar 2022
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Telephone, Sky TV and ensuite toilets.
Staffing qualifications and details Caregivers whom provide 24 hour nursing care with Registered Nursing staff on call nights and weekends. Elmswood also recoganises Enrolled Nurses and have several employed.
Details about meals The main meal is served in the evening with a lighter meal at lunch.
Associated Complexes Fendalton Retirement Village
Updated: 31 Mar 2022
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Updated: 31 Mar 2022
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
(Other comments) No Elmswood supports and encourages Residents to follow their particular religious beliefs.
Updated: 31 Mar 2022
Distances
Distances
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.05 Km Bus at the gate
Shops 0.40 Km Dairy / Food / Chemist/ Printing/ Takeaways/ Own Shop @ Elmswood.
Mall 1.00 Km Close to Fendalton/Merivale/Riccarton
Parks 1.00 Km Elmswood Park/ Jelly Park/ Hagley.
Library 0.50 Km Fendalton / Own library / Travelling Library/
Updated: 31 Mar 2022
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Retirement Village Accreditation (Expiry date) Yes Expiry Date October 2025
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 29 Jan 2024

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