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Maryann Home & Hospital
Rest Home
59 Brecon Road
Stratford 4332
Postal Address
PO Box 318
Stratford 4352
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Denise or Michelle - 06 765 7551
Agecare Central Ltd
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Agecare Central Limited is a locally owned Charitable Organisation operating both Maryann Home, Hospital Dementia Unit and Marire Home. It has a strong community focus and commitment to the care of the elderly.


To be a leading provider of high quality community and residential care.


Hei kaiarahi i roto I nga mahi whakatau arataki tangata, kia kounga hoki to atawhai.


Agecare Central is committed to providing person-centre care based on the model of Te Whare Tapa Wha encompassing spiritual, family/whanau, physical and emotional wellbeing within a safe, caring environment.


E pumau ana a Agecare Central Ltd ki te atawhai i te tangata i runga ano i te tauira o Te Whare Tapa Wha, ara e whai whakaaro ana ki tona taha wairua, taha whanau, taha tinana, taha hinengaro hoki. He mahi e pikau ana i roto i te ahuru mowai.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 5 Sep 2018
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes Our highly trained and experienced RN's provide 24/7 onsite cover. Regular training is given to all members of our RN team to ensure they remain skilled in all areas and are able to provide the best evidence based care to our residents.
Nurse Practitioner Negotiable We receive regular support and over site from the Nurse specialists at Taranaki Base Hospital.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes The caregivers at Agecare Central have a high level of regular training to keep them up to date with evidenced based best practice. Lots of our caregivers hold a current Level 4 certificate.
Physiotherapist Negotiable We are able to arrange for a Physiotherapist to visit if required by the resident.
Occupational Therapist Negotiable We are able to arrange for a Occupational Therapist to visit if required by the resident.
Social Worker (on site) Negotiable We are provided Social worker support from the social worker team at Taranaki Base Hospital.
Diversional Therapist Yes We have a fully qualified Divisional Therapist.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes At Maryann home we offer activities 7 days a week.
Hairdresser Yes We provide an onsite Salon and the hairdresser visits weekly. If residents prefer we are able to arrange for them to also visit one of many local hair salons.
Podiatrist Yes We have a Registered Podiatrist who visits 6 weekly or sooner if required.
Dietitian Yes All our menu's have Dietitian over site and advise. They are closely monitored by the Dietitian to ensure they meet nutritional standards and maintain a good variety of meals. Food is available to all residents 24 hours a day.
Accredited Visitors Negotiable
Kaumatua Yes We have close links we our local Kaumatua. They are always willing and welcomed to come to the home if a resident/whanau wishes them to.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Spiritual advisors are available for our residents and religious denominations also visit on a regular basis.
Other Personnel Yes At Maryann home we have close links to Hospice Taranaki. We are able to provide palliative/comfort cares to our residents. All our palliative care residents receive regular visits and support from the Hospice nurses and where required Hospice Dr's.
Updated: 5 Sep 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Bariatric (Care of the very overweight) Yes
Palliative Care (Contracted) Yes Contract with Hospice Taranaki, excellent support (Doctors, Clinical and Education)
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes End of Life, Advanced Directives and Care Planning
Wound Care Yes Access to Wound care, Clinics and Specialists
Diabetic Care Yes Insulin Therapy as prescribed, Podiatry visits and Diabetes Educator/Clinic
Continence Advice Yes Visits by referral
Stomal Therapy Yes Visits by referral
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes Field Officer visits as repuired, provides education
Tracheotomy Care Yes
Spinal Injuries Care Yes
Infection Control Yes Infection Control Co-ordinator on staff, Contract with Risk Management Unit at DHB for infection control advice and education.
Surgical Followup Yes RN on site to assess, surgical care.
Psychiatric Care No Mental Health Services for the Older Person, Specialist and Case Workers visit as required for Rest Home and Hospital level residents.
Clinical Management Yes Nurse manager and Clinical manager.
Other Specialties Yes RN's take responsibility for Clinical portfolio' e.g. wound care.
Updated: 5 Sep 2018
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: 5 Sep 2018
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes Residents and families are encouraged to bring furniture and pictures from home to make the bedroom feel personal and familiar.
Single Rooms Yes
Ensuite Yes We have two ensuite rooms in the Hospital and three ensuite rooms in the Dementia Unit.
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes We have home cats and a birds.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes
Wifi Yes Internet access is available to any residents wishing to use it.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Room temperatures are monitored closely.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes We are able to offer multiple lounges and dining areas to suit the individual residents needs.
Gay / LGBT IQ Friendly Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes We work closely with Hospice Taranaki and provide palliative care/comfort cares when residents require . We have RN's onsite 24/7 to help ensure all needs are met and comfort is maintained.
Palliative Care Contract Yes We have a designated Palliative Room with a double electric bed and its own ensuite bathroom. We have a family/whanau room available and a family kitchenette.
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes We offer day care for all levels of care: Rest Home, Hospital and Dementia level 3.
Outings Yes We provide a seated van for all outings. Our activities team help residents maintain their links to the local community.
Whanau Room Yes We have a large family/whanau room available and a family kitchenette. We can accommodate and assist families wishing to stay with their loved ones.
Maori Kaupapa Yes Yes we have Maori Kaupapa in place.
Residents Committee Yes Residents meet with management quarterly and are always welcome to come and talk through any concerns or worries anytime.
Family Committee No Families have regular involvement in GP visits, Allied health apportionment and care planning. Family meetings can be arranged at any time if the resident and family wishes.
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes We have Policies and Procedures on the management of challenging behaviors. We have lots of support from the mental health team at Taranaki Base Hospital. Staff receive regular training on the management of challenging behaviors.
Confused Residents Yes All clinical staff are fully trained to help care for residents who may have confusion.
Rural Setting No We are situated close to town, however, we have a lovely bush park area nest to our facility which gives a pleasant outlook and a nice area to walk and visit.
Smoking Permitted Yes In designated areas.
Semi-Secure Yes We have a secure Level 3 Dementia unit.
Updated: 5 Sep 2018
Special Features
Special Features
Recently constructed new purpose built Hospital Wing, indoor courtyard with gardens and water feature. Cosy and welcoming environment. Ample parking close to the facility.
Updated: 5 Sep 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Our Activities team provide an interesting program which includes crafts, games, exercises, entertainment, library visit, big print books, bowls, bingo, gardening, men's shed, sing a longs, newspaper reading, concerts, travel- van provided, walking group, music and interdenominational. Activities are provided 7 days a week.
Updated: 5 Sep 2018
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Please contact the Nurse Manager or the Clinical Manger for further information.
Details about meals All the food is prepared and cooked on the premises. We have the taste and goodness of home cooking with Registered Dietician approval.
Associated Complexes Marire Home in Stratford is also owned by Agecare Central Limited.
Updated: 5 Sep 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Cook Island Maori Yes
Deaf Blind Sign Language Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Filipino Yes
French Yes
Mandarin Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Other Information Yes Translators can be made available on request.
Updated: 5 Sep 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Non denominational Yes A variety of different religious denominations regularly visit our Home.
Updated: 17 Mar 2009
Location Distance Details
Shops 1.10 Km We have van service which offers residents regular trips to town with a variety of shops including banks, supermarket, clothing shops etc as well as a cinema.
Parks 1.10 Km We are closely situated to a number of lovely parks around Stratford with a bush walk way across the road which is a few minutes walk to the local swimming pool.
Library 1.10 Km We have a library service which visits regularly.
Updated: 5 Sep 2018
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Registered Retirement Village? Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 5 Sep 2018

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