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Methven House - Retirement Complex

At a glance
Vacancy
Yes
Name
Methven House
Category
Rest Home
Address
24 - 28 Morgan St
Methven
Methven 7730
Postal Address
28 Morgan Street
Methven 7730
Region
Canterbury
Phone
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Fax
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Mobile
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Email
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Personnel
Manager
Sue Bell - (03) 302 8528
Owner
Methven Aged Persons Welfare - (03) 302 8528
Other services
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A country Rest Home for the Elderly.
14 Beds – mostly single rooms with 24 hour care.
Methven is situated near the base of the beautiful Mt Hutt which provides us with such wonderful scenery.
Restful lawns and gardens surround the House.
Adjoining the Rest Home are Four self-contained flats which can be utilised as Independent Units, or Serviced Units.
We provide respite care and a companianship and activities programme
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Detail Status
Contract with Te Whatu Ora Yes
Certification Yes
ORA Applies No

Updated: 25 Sep 2013

Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Detail Status
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 12
Vacancy Yes
Single room Shared man's room
Impending vacancy No
Short stay considered Yes
Premium Accommodation Charges Some Rooms as at 25 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 No

Updated: 21 Jun 2024

Personnel
Personnel
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes minimal 2 days - 10 -16 hours and on call every second weekend
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes
Physiotherapist 0.00 Yes Access through Ashburton Hospital
Occupational Therapist 0.00 Yes Access through Ashburton Hospital
Social Worker (on site) 0.00 Yes Access through Ashburton Hospital
Diversional Therapist Yes Tuesday - Friday 10.30- 12.00 am plus extra as needed for outings
Hairdresser Yes visits every 6 weeks the house; other local hairdressers available
Podiatrist Yes Access through local medical Centre - monthly foot clinic every 3 weeks in St. John Presbyterian church
Dietitian Yes Access through Contracted Dietitian
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes local priest and ministers visit regularly and able to make visits as required

Updated: 3 Sep 2018

Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Community Health Yes
Other Specialties Yes Registered Nurse

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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, if we have a vacancy
Carer Support Yes We offer carer support if we have a vacancy

Updated: 25 Sep 2013

Features
Features
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Single Rooms Yes
Shared Rooms Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes Negotiable
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes In most rooms
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes Private only.
Outings Yes
Whānau Room Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes
Rural Setting Yes

Updated: 25 Sep 2013

Special Features
Special Features
Adjoining the Rest Home are Four self-contained flats which can be utilised as Independent Units, or Serviced Units.

Restful lawns and gardens surround the House.

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Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Age Concern, Board games, Bowls, Canine friends, Cards, Chapel, Children, Church, Classical Music, Cooking, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Games, Garden, Golden Oldies, Holidays, Indoor Games, Library, Lions, Log fire, Meal choices, Men, Music, Open fire, Organ, Outings, Park, Picnic facilities, Quizzes, Reading, Recreation, Religious services, Roses, Senior Citizens, Service women, Servicemen, Shopping, Swimming, Views, Visitors, Womens Institute

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Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
Staffing qualifications and details All staff members completed or undertaking Aged Care Education programme.

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Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Dutch Yes nurse manager has a Dutch nationality
English Yes

Updated: 25 Sep 2013

Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Christian Yes
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes Religious affiliations with all churches in the community.
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Salvation Army Yes
(Other comments) Yes Bi-monthly Church Services.

Updated: 25 Sep 2013

Distances
Distances
Location Distance Details
Shops 0.15 Km
Mall 0.20 Km
Parks 0.30 Km
Library 0.20 Km

Updated: 25 Sep 2013

Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Home and Community Health Association Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) Yes
Home and Community Health Association Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA)

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